Here are the articles in my weekend reading list.
Reaching Your Goals in the New Year: Wishing readers a happy, healthy, and successful New Year! TraderFeed will start the new year with a series of posts on best practices, including those submitted by readers. Perhaps one or more of those best practices will help shape goals for you in 2015. – by Brett Steenbarger – Tags: traders development – http://traderfeed.blogspot.com.au/2014/12/reaching-your-goals-in-new-year.html
Uncertainty is not the same thing as risk: Often, the most important work we do doesn’t bring a guaranteed, specific result. Usually, the result of any given action on our part is unknown. Uncertainty implies a range of possible outcomes. – by Seth Godin – Tags: traders development – http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2015/01/uncertainty-risk.html
Best Practices in Trading: Conducting Trading Reviews: Deliberate practice is a process in which we continually evaluate performance and use those evaluations to make targeted efforts at improvement. Research from Anders Ericsson and others suggests that deliberate practice is essential in developing performance expertise. – by Brett Steenbarger – Tags: traders development – http://traderfeed.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/best-practices-in-trading-conducting.html
The Trader’s Journey: The Hero’s Journey: This post was originally published on See It Market as part of the Market Masters series. The original post can be found here.] I am a quantitative-discretionary trader. – by Adam – Tags: traders development – http://adamhgrimes.com/blog/traders-journey-heros-journey/
How to Be an Expert in a Changing World: If the world were static, we could have monotonically increasing confidence in our beliefs. The more (and more varied) experience a belief survived, the less likely it would be false. Most people implicitly believe something like this about their opinions. – Tags: traders development – http://paulgraham.com/ecw.html
Creativity is the New Discipline: One of the central themes of my new book is the importance of creativity in generating trading ideas with an edge. What I call Trading Psychology 2.0 emphasizes flexible adaptation to changing markets, not rigid adherence to static trading methods. – by Brett Steenbarger – Tags: traders development – http://traderfeed.blogspot.com.au/2014/12/creativity-is-new-discipline.html
Fighting for Tomorrow and Living in it Today: A shoutout to Adam Grimes for a thought-provoking post on the development of the trader as an example of the hero’s journey. Adam’s point is that, as we move from lesser to greater competence and expertise, we are inevitably tested. – by Brett Steenbarger – Tags: traders development – http://traderfeed.blogspot.com.au/2014/12/fighting-for-tomorrow-and-living-in-it.html
5 ways to improve your trading today: Markets are complicated. Market analysis is complicated. Developing a trading system certainly can be complicated. But trading cannot be complicated. The act of placing trades and evaluating results must be as streamlined and simplified as possible. – by Adam – Tags: traders development – http://adamhgrimes.com/blog/5-ways-improve-trading-today/
The Line You Cannot Cross as a Trader: http://www.smbtraining.com is a Proprietary Trading firm located in NYC that specializes in trading equities. Our training programs were designed to help you develop the trading skills to become a consistently profitable trader. Written, video and classroom lectures are offered through SMB U, our ed – Tags: traders development – http://www.youtube.com/watch
Five Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Trading: As we all know, the road to trading success is a long road, and the path is not at all straight. To achieve some degree of competence can take years, and I think it really probably takes a decade to achieve some degree of mastery. – by Adam Grimes – Tags: traders development – http://adamhgrimes.com/blog/five-things-you-can-do-today-to-improve-your-trading/
Enjoy, and have a good weekend.
Keep Learning, Keep Trading.