The Library – Books that changed my trading and investing

The Library – here is a list of the 10 (well 13 actually) most influential books in my trading and investing.

Reminiscences of a stock Operator – Edwin Leferve (Jesse Livermore)


This is the quintessential book that all traders should …

Your Morning Quote …

Morning Quote

Tweak your mindset, turbocharge your trading

There are so many behavioural and cognitive biases that hold traders back – we’ll spend a lot of time talking about those and how to defeat them.

But before we get to these traits at the workshop I want to …

Risk Management according to trading legend Ed Seykota

When builders are building a house, apartments or a high rise they put up scaffolding to protect their workers.

That’s what risk management is. It’s the framework you construct around your trading to make sure you don’t fall off the

Bulkowski position sizing

Bulkowski provides some simple methods to size positions for trading stocks:

Bulkowski position sizing

Determining Optimal Risk

Ed Seykota and Dave Druz discuss how to determine optimal risk …

“Seasoned traders know the importance of risk management. If you risk little, you win little. If you risk too much, you eventually run to ruin. The optimum, of …

20 Golden rules for traders

You face many crossroads during each market day. Without a system of discipline for your decision-making, impulse and emotion will undermine skills as you chase the wrong stocks at the worst times.

Markets echo similar patterns over and over again.

Performance History of Popular Strategies

A great resource by AAii with complete performance statistics presented in a table of computer-generated lists, based on their own interpretation of popular investment approaches …

Performance history

Understanding Chart Patterns

Why It’s So Difficult for Most People to Make Money in the Markets

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. “There are three critical factors to winning: (1) a positive expectancy system, (2) position sizing, and (3) individual psychology. All three factors tend to be neglected by the average trader.”

Read more from Van K. Tharp

10 Laws of technical trading’s Chief Technical Analyst, John Murphy, is a very popular author, columnist, and speaker on the subject of Technical Analysis. John’s essay – “Ten Laws of Technical Trading” – is a collection of recommendations that John frequently offers to