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Trade From Anywhere

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When I (Pat) started out as a trader in 1997, it was in the trading pits—first at the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, and then the Chicago Board of Trade. In order to trade, my physical presence was required—being smart was essential, … read more Trade From Anywhere

The Great Experiment Part 3—The Case for Lower Rates

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Last week, we posted part one of Keith Weiner’s report on why he believes the LONG-term trend of falling interest rates has not changed. Here is part two of his well written report. The Demand to Hoard by Keith Weiner … read more The Great Experiment Part 3—The Case for Lower Rates

The Great Experiment Part 2—The Case for Lower Rates

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Interest rates are rising. Will they continue? In our first In-Depth series on the subject, we discussed how falling rates fleeced the elderly of their retirement. On a long-term chart, there is no doubt that rates have been steadily falling. But … read more The Great Experiment Part 2—The Case for Lower Rates

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The Great Experiment Part 1—Falling Interest Rates and the Fleeced Retiree

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Economics is a funny thing—you can fill a room with economists and ask a seemingly elementary question like, “Define inflation for me,” and you’ll find there is no clear answer. One may talk in terms of rising prices, while another … read more The Great Experiment Part 1—Falling Interest Rates and the Fleeced Retiree

Alternative Work Space

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Pat’s 1966 Airstream at the Sayulita campground, fifty feet from the beach. Sometimes working inside our tiny homes just isn’t conducive to productivity. Fortunately, there are often good alternatives. For two months I worked from a co-work office space in … read more Alternative Work Space

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Trading for Success the Galton Board Way

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Most inexperienced traders believe the key to successful trading lies in having superior predictive abilities. They think the pros must simply be better at picking the winners, and associate correct predictions with brilliance. However, successful trading is much more about … read more Trading for Success the Galton Board Way

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The Private Trader’s Edge

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Can you really make money in the stock market?  After all, don’t the professional traders have the edge? Well, yeah, they have a lot of advantages you or I don’t have, but we, as private traders, have one advantage that … read more The Private Trader’s Edge

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The Importance of Managing Risk

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The concept of Risk Management is one of our core concepts here at Wanderer Financial. Why? Because properly managing risk is the single biggest factor in determining whether or not a trader will make money or lose money over the … read more The Importance of Managing Risk

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Producing Consistent Trading Results

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The Secret to Trading Success is NOT with Home Runs! When I grew up, I was obsessed with baseball. I spent countless evenings holed up in my bedroom listening to whatever game I could find on AM radio. Most of … read more Producing Consistent Trading Results

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How to Trade Cycles

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Cycles—The Rhythm of the Market There is an adage in the stock market that says, “Sell in May, and go away.” There also is the January effect, the Halloween indicator, and several other well worn terms. What these phrases have … read more How to Trade Cycles

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