Let the mudslinging begin! ‘Tis the season for internet memes and social media slanders. I can’t wait!
New traders have to learn the ropes. There’s “no such thing as a free lunch.” Weak hands is a financial term defined as new investors who lack conviction in their trades. Basically, they are the traders that see an opportunity on Wednesday but then see a disaster on Thursday.
Labor Day has come and gone and in the North-East. That means that it’s time to get back to the real world. Summer’s over. September normally means Wall Street traders return to “work-mode”, and we were eager to find out if that would be true during this pandemic year which is anything but normal.
“Wait until they get the animal spirits!” That’s what my father-in-law told me a few years ago. We were in a bull market then, but nothing quite like this. He was right. I’m glad I held and waited.
Remember playing neighborhood basketball? Moms would send us outside for hours. We had to be creative with our game.
There’s good, there’s great, and then there’s MAPsignals. There…I said it. In this business, no one else is going to pound the drum for us, so we have to do it ourselves; especially when our stock picks go into beast mode.
It’s a cringeworthy phrase. No one really likes hearing it as we humans crave consistency. That’s why it pains me so much to say it now. This time it’s different.
The road to investing riches is paved with two things: things we know and things we don’t know.
When I started out investing, I fell in love with the idea of being a market god. Outlier stocks hadn’t yet crossed my mind. Years later I read this great book, “More Money Than God” by Sebastian Mallaby. In it he profiled my heroes. The hedge fund titans who were MAUs or Masters of the …
At MAPsignals, we live by the numbers. But sometimes data can change its mind. We interpret it and deliver those results. We seek to surf the data and react to what it’s telling us at that moment. Of course, you can try to anticipate it, but that means sometimes you can get it wrong. That’s …