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"Only playing super-premium hands" -- i.e. being a rock -- is not a desirable strategy, in poker or in markets. Here's why.
Mercenary Links Jan 21st: Investors most upbeat in 5 years... US oil demand growth outstrips China's... 85 people as rich as half the world... a tennis quant's sports-betting system, when sitting is as bad as smoking, and more.
The "patient fox" is the best of the fox and hedgehog profiles rolled into one.
"The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz have been adopted by millions in search of better performance and a better life. They are useful for traders too.
Mercenary Links Jan 17th: Why the next financial crash can't be stopped... the profits bubble... rich Chinese fleeing China... California's drought emergency, Howard Marks on luck, and more.
What does it mean for a trader to lead -- to have a gait far quicker than the mob's?
Mercenary Links Jan 15th: China dwarfs US in monetary stimulus... Energy self-sufficiency by 2035... how to lie with bad data... sea piracy at 40-year lows, why people believe conspiracy theories, and more.
Mercenary Links Jan 14th: Canada's housing bubble threatens economy... investors' hedge fund exodus... Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion... the Ukrainian Bitcoin takeover plot, what makes a football player smart, and more.
Carnage in consumer retail stocks could lead to broad sentiment shift -- or even awaken the hibernating bear...
Mercenary Links Jan 13th: China surpasses US as largest trading nation (maybe)... Lululemon plummets... banks refuse legal marijuana money... a blogger in jail, the flying tomato's haircut, and more.
Mercenary Links Jan 10th: US job growth falls sharply... Baltic Dry Index Collapses... Target's data breach gets much worse... why the PC is dead, the existential threat to Bitcoin, and more.
Mercenary Links Jan 9th: Sears crashing after gigantic loss... European Central Bank holds rates at record low... Fears of an Iraq civil war... pot shares rally to 1,700%, butter consumption hits a 40-year-high, and more.
"Don't ever let them get into your pocket..."
Mercenary Links Jan 8th: 10 reasons gold bugs lost their shirts... US inflation expectations hit eight-month high... Google's ranking system... the biggest myths in economics, the Chris Christie bridge scandal, and more.
What asset class counts as "loved least" right now? Or perhaps not an asset class, but a strategy...
Mercenary Links Jan 7th: US oil boom drives deficit to 4-year low... emerging market sell-off worsens... the polar vortex hammers airlines... how the NSA almost killed the internet, the NFL concussion settlement, and more.
Mercenary Links Jan 6th: Oil could go below $80 if Iran is solved... China's output declines as property prices soar... historic freeze set to break records... Venezuela on the brink, the bearish call to end all bearish calls, how baby boomers screwed their kids, and more.
Mercenary Links Jan 3rd: China's credit spiral... Manhattan apartment sales at a record high... Canada's deep freeze... the dark side of emotional intelligence, how to excel at complex tasks, and more.
Winners evolve -- and committed evolution means embracing a culture of mistakes.
Mercenary Links Jan 2nd: Consumers at their most upbeat since the recession... Berkshire's first whiff in half a century... France falling behind... Wal-Mart's donkey meat recall, California's solar boom, and more.