Archive for March, 2011
The Importance of Being Quiet [Guest Post]
Posted by chicagosean on March 24th, 2011 at 2:21 pm, Comments: 0
[Please welcome Patrick Dugan. Below is a guest post he's written taking us through some experiences and exploring a trading style that attempts to eliminate [...]
Being a Minimalist Trader is NOT easy: Example #175
Posted by chicagosean on March 23rd, 2011 at 11:58 am, Comments: 0
Sean’s Shadow: So you want to be a Minimalist Trader & Investor and hold stocks forever, eh? Great! How’s that first investment working out for ya?
A Tale for ‘ol St. Patrick
Posted by chicagosean on March 17th, 2011 at 7:00 am, Comments: 0
[On this fine St. Patrick's Day in Chicago, I thought I'd share a poem written with a Chicago flavor and performed on various Improv Stages [...]
The Minimalist Trader: High Expectations
Posted by chicagosean on March 15th, 2011 at 7:52 pm, Comments: 0
The Seventh Installment of THE ENEMIES OF THE MINIMALIST TRADER series.
Buy & Hold is Dead, and other fallacies.
Posted by chicagosean on March 11th, 2011 at 12:23 pm, Comments: 0
2001: Internet Stocks are crashing: SELL EVERYTHING! GET OUT! 2007: Gasoline Prices are killing the consumer: SAVE YOUR MONEY! RETRENCH! 2008: Banks are crashing, mortgages [...]
Never Sell a Winner.
Posted by chicagosean on March 6th, 2011 at 1:25 pm, Comments: 0
In sports, in life, in business, and in investing, never sell a winner. I’ve been giving this some thought lately. Initially spurred on by Warren [...]
Who will mind the store if you cannot?
Posted by chicagosean on March 4th, 2011 at 11:24 am, Comments: 0
So I’ve been sick all week (I blame this guy), and its gotten me thinking about some of the virtues of my minimalist approach to [...]
How I started my Hedge Fund…and what I learned NOT to do.
Posted by chicagosean on March 1st, 2011 at 11:54 am, Comments: 0
I get a lot of questions sent to me from readers of this blog. I respond to most of them privately. Though, occasionally I get [...]
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- An Absolute Economic, Societal, and Political Homerun
- The Market is Rigged!!!!!
- There is no script. Be in this moment. Trading is Improvising.
- Why I’ve Been Repeating Myself Every Morning… It’s a Bull Market, You Know!
- Living in a High Frequency World
- A Correction From Here Would Be Too Obvious
- Yeah, I said it…
- Annual Targets Have Been Hit, Take The Rest of the Year Off. Or Not…
- THIS Is What Makes A Market
- Dissenting Opinions Form the Basis For Your Opportunity to Profit