Here are the articles in my weekend reading list
Trading Shouldn’t Be A Flip of the Coin: Each day I host the SMB AM Meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to make sure that our desk has a game plan to attack the best stocks and setups. Yesterday we – Tags: traders development – http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/trading-shouldnt-be-a-flip-of-the-coin
An Exercise to Evaluate Your Trading: Here’s a worthwhile exercise I recently discussed with a trader. Select a measure of market trending, such as a X-period Sharpe ratio for the market. Divide the last couple of years into bullish trending, non-trending, and bearish trending periods. Select a measure of market volatility, such as VIX. – by Brett Steenbarger – Tags: traders development – http://traderfeed.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/an-exercise-to-evaluate-your-trading.html
Sample Futures Trade Plan: Learning to trade is about observation, study and practise. You should be able to incrementally build upon your skill and develop as a trader. – by TradeRunner – Tags: traders development – http://www.traderunner.pro/sample-futures-trade-plan/
Why You Can’t Afford to Be a Generalist: If you consider yourself a generalist, here’s the good news: doing great work in the future will require the skills of a generalist, especially if you work independently or on a small team. And more and more of us are working independently these days. – by Corbett Barr – Tags: traders development – http://fizzle.co/sparkline/generalist
The Trading Coach — Unconventional Training for the Unconventional…: As traders it is a best practice to learn from the Greats- particularly how they train to improve. Tom Brady unarguably one of the great QB’s to every play football offers us a best practice to incorporate into our training. – Tags: traders development – http://mikebellafiore.tumblr.com/post/109338986952/unconventional-training-for-the-unconventional
Is Social Intelligence Related to Trading Skill?: Interesting research from Daniel Goleman and others suggests that emotional intelligence and social intelligence are important to business leadership. – by Brett Steenbarger – Tags: traders development – http://traderfeed.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/is-social-intelligence-related-to.html
Best Practices in Trading: Finding and Focusing on Your Trading Edge: Two kinds of traders fail to find success: those who cannot change and adapt and those who cannot focus and exploit their edges in markets. Very often traders become frustrated with losses and abandon what they are doing, seeking ever better ideas and methods. – by Brett Steenbarger – Tags: traders development – http://traderfeed.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/best-practices-in-trading-finding-and.html
THE THINKING TRADER: According to a recent research study the popularity of a stock may benefit from the momentum effect whereby “stocks that have recently risen in price continue to perform well in the short term (usually a matter of months). – by David – Tags: traders development – http://www.thecrosshairstrader.com/2015/01/the-thinking-trader-72/
Enjoy, and have a good weekend.
Keep Learning, Keep Trading.