New Year’s Resolution #3: Do Not Let an Investment turn into a Trade

There is an old rule — and a good one — for traders:  Do not let a trade turn into an investment. For individual investors we submit the alternative:  Do not let an investment turn into a trade! Individual investors tend to look at big declines and bail out of their positions at market bottoms.  […]

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New Year’s Resolution #2: Define the Agenda

A consistent theme at "A Dash" has been the application of knowledge that is well known in social science, but not understood by most market participants.  This is something you will not read anywhere else. In political debate, one of these themes is definition of the agenda.  Those who define the terms of the debate […]

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