Friday, January 9, 2009

[Trader Feed] Trading and Psychology - Best of 2008

Dr. Brett Steenbarger begins volume 1 of the "Best of Trader Feed" posts focusing on psychology... stay tuned for additional volumes: Trading and Market Psychology: The Best of 2008

[The Kirk Report] Lessons Learned in 2008

Charles Kirk shares a very thoughtful list of numerous lessons learned through the course of 2008: A Must Read! Lessons Learned in 2008.

[VIX and More] The Often Overlooked Put Writing Strategy

The VIX and More site takes a look at a Put-Writing Options strategy that you may want to incorporate, and also provides a link for more information. Find out what the strategy is! The Often Overlooked Put Writing Strategy

[Essentials of Trading] Some Not-So-Great Tips for Using Stop-Loss Orders

John Forman describes his experience with stop-losses and also discusses a list from Stock Trading to Go - Forman's post provides both links and commentary: Some Not-So-Great Tips for Using Stop-Loss Orders.

[Stock Chartist] Objectively Understand Your Trading Style

Sage advice from the Stock Chartist - here is a quote: "That blind spot is looking charts in only one time frame and usually ignoring the longer term picture.... Bottom line, whenever you read or hear market comment, do it with a clear understanding of your trading style."Objectively Understand Your Trading Style

[Precious Metal Investment] What is Palladium and Where Does it Come From?

An educational post from Precious Metal Investment on a precious metal other than gold or silver that you might want to learn: What is Palladium and Where Does it Come From?

[Microcap Speculator] - Microcap Seasonal Strategy

The Microcap Speculator site describes the "January Effect" which is a tendency for small caps to outperform large caps and provides four linked articles to learn more to develop a strategy: Microcap Seasonal Strategy.

[Dividend Growth Investor] Dividend Cuts - The Worst Nightmare

The Dividend Growth Investor reveals the "Worst Nightmare" for dividend-specific investors and provides an explanation of why companies might cut dividends and what that means for investors: Dividend Cuts: The Worst Nightmare for Dividend Investors