Author name: Steve Burns

After a lifelong fascination with financial markets, Steve began investing in 1993 and trading his accounts in 1995. It was love at first trade. After more than 30 successful years in the markets, Steve now dedicates his time to helping traders improve their psychology and profitability. New Trader U offers an extensive blog resource with more than 4,000 original articles, online courses, and best-selling books covering various topics.

Articles For Weekend Reading 11/1/14

  20 Mind-Boggling Facts About High Frequency Trading (Infographic) Optimizing your mental trading system Survivorship Bias: Trend Following Clarification The Secrets I Learned from Jesse Livermore Warren Buffett’s 5-Step Process for Prioritizing True Success (and Why Most People Never Do It)    

Why Trading is Like a Triathlon

  “A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three, continuous, and sequential endurance disciplines. While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular form, involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances.” – Wikipedia Trading is a three-dimensional competition that requires the management of three continuous, simultaneous, …

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Articles For Weekend Reading 10/25/14

  PAUL TUDOR JONES: Commodities Will Be Ugly Until At Least 2020 Why Your Trading Strategy Is Still Good After 10 Losing Trades (Infographic) Markets don’t always react the way investors expect, so I focus on what is actually happening Keep an eye on your portfolio heat What is Different About This Market?

Top Tweets of the Week 10/24/14

The wildly different response to Ebola betw mathematicians & psychologists/journalists exposes the gap between rigorous and verbalistic. — Nassim NicholنTaleb (@nntaleb) October 24, 2014 All bad news is good news, if bulls can’t exceed yesterdays highs with Ebola, Euro banks, oil tanking & $AMZN crushed what will it take? 😉 — Northy (@NorthmanTrader) October 24, …

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