The Red Pill or the Blue Pill?

Taking the Redpill

So let’s have some fun folks! “You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.” I’m sure most people are either familiar with the movie The Matrix or have heard the above quote. It’s an interesting premise I think. Let’s have a discussion and see how we can relate this to trading! To start with, I will just be open about my own personal frame of reference for all



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Van K. Tharp Books

trading results in great profits if you have a plan

Click the cover to the left for Amazon link Click link below for The Book Depository Book Depository Link     Click the cover to the left for Amazon link Click link below for The Book Depository Book Depository Link     I have a love-hate relationship with this author. His work on risk management, position sizing, setting stops, trading psychology are brilliant. I did however find his book, Trading Beyond the Matrix was weird beyond measure after around the first quarter. It’s like taking the redpill in “The Matrix” on steroids. I don’t normally recommend buying how-to-trade books however



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The Trading Game

trading education

Of all the trading courses I have done in the last few years, this one is different. This course is run by Louise Bedford and Chris Tate, well known and respected traders in Australia. Both Louise and Chris have written several books on Trading. Louise and Chris run a trading mentoring at The Trading Game. They only accept one intake of mentorees every year and run a 24 week course over just over 6 months. It is a very intensive course that mentorees can repeat every year at no additional cost. I had already completed a couple of trading courses



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Podcasts

trading podcasts

I have found some really great free podcasts. I have included the RSS feed links. You can copy the link into many media players and you will get a list of tracks and can play them. (Works well in the free VLC) Free ones: Michael Covel Michael wrote the book ‘Trend Following’ as well as many others has a great free podcast Trend Following. Click the cover below for Amazon   Click link below for The Book Depository Book Depository Link   Michael can be abrasive and blunt at times but I do enjoy his podcast which 50% of the



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