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A deeper, subtle view of the markets from floating energy & depths of subconscious, that actually drive economy, people and their actions! CURRENTLY NOT interested in any contacts as I have no time to provide any services to others. I am only interested in futures of financials &... More
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  • Knowing the difference between real traders and market commentators
    Please know that most of the media including inter active websites consist of 4 types of people:

    1. Real active players, traders and active investors
    2. Watchers, economists, journalists and commentators
    3. Newsletter writers, publicity seeking small stock promoters or vested interests
    4. General investors, crowd, wanna bes and just about anyone who thinks he is a master of the markets.

    Most commonly people follow and read to the NO 2 types. and then another large group falls prey to No 3 types.  Unfortunately the number 2 types are usually most unsuccessful traders and useless investors because just talking of Economy or macro policies does not make one a great trader. These people must never be read unless there is a genuine researched view.,
    The Number 3 types are most dangerous, frauds in most cases who just speculate and since they have failed in their careers they just want to sell some crap in form of great stock advisories. On top they charge, rip off and make fat claims. FYI MOST of these newsletter promottion letters are written by professional creative writers who use fake non existing quotes from "real winners" like a fisherman in Alabama makes 30k in one week buying their option newsletter or a teacher in Ohio makes 75k per month etc. THESE are all fake bastards who must be whipped and reported. 99% of them are thieves and they must be in jail or reported.

    The real traders who write concise, precise blogs or articles are driven by real time information, instinct and value in their vision and writing. It takes time to understand a particular players strategy. They could be followed only if you understand their style or strategy or timing. You wont follow a sleepy trader who trades once a year if you are a day or swing trader.

    To be successful in the market you must do following:

    1. Follow or read unique specialized traders and real time players

    2. People who post a subtle and precise fundamental or technical analysis with absolute clarity who usually do have active part in the market.

    3. People who work on timing of the markets that involves forecasting in any form. You will notice that forecasters who gossip or just speculate are many but there are a small group of people who really make sense. When you see that a forecaster or so called great trader with forecasting is bluffing or mostly failed or stuck permanently with a bullish or bearish attitude leave immediately.

    Best of all do not be firm in your views.
    Change with the markets
    Do your own analysis
    Look for second and third confirmation from a genuine source you believe
    Look for general macro trend of the week and fortnight
    Trade max with one week to 21 days in hindsight
    Get out immediately or tighten stop loss when you are sure things are going against.
     

    Do not waste time in hope, free tips, trying to find gold in the maze of 10000 blogs, news and commentaries from guys who just write vague, general commentaries.



    Disclosure: bdd
    Jun 25 12:50 PM | Link | 1 Comment
  • How to succeed : Clouds of confusion for small investors and traders - Light of Hope?
    Considering that I found a way to see the direction of market much in advance  some time back, I really pity now the mistakes I made when I was just relying on pure technical indicators despite having been a great news and analysis follower. With every tool one can think of and even properly applied one can still lose it all and most common traders, I will say majority of NEW traders and investors end up losing their portfolios sooner or later.

    It is like the lamb in slaughterhouse that is enjoying watching the show but since there is a long line of others the lamb believes that its life is secure for his inner security. Little does the lamb know that his inner security is merely a powerful inspiration to keep alive but someone around knows that his chronology will have an end soon.

    There is so much information, in fact extreme information that has never been available before, and there are extremely good educational tools but do all those really matter?
    Anyone can notice that most people give up after continual losses and only few brave ones have guts to get up and give another try. Those who keep persisting and still can manage not to lose even part of their portfolio have some chance of survival.

    The point I want to make is that despite all tools, education, practice and real time learning many people could still lose even when they are told the direction and provided clear indicators.
    I may sound negative but I am in fact warning to all those who are not equipped, to know, that despite having been absolutely successful with your other careers, financial market success is not subject to your other worldly success. It is a highly specialized world and it requires great preparation, real time hands on experience with zeal and dedication to succeed.

    Just by reading a few books, attending a few awesome sounding seminars, visiting some great informative sites or watching a great business news channel and of course subscribing to thousand newsletters is not the best way to success in markets.

    You have to think out of line, out of crowd and you have to learn how the real traders work or you could develop your own fool proof system as per your abilities, understanding or bias.


    There are many ways to travel and the idea is to travel safely and not be crashed or robbed in the way.
    It does not matter your mode of transport if it leads you to the destination you are through.



    I wish all success to all people working in these volatile markets.
    I help many day traders as I took that as a challenge and despite at times giving absolutely clear signals many people still fail and there are others who just need a little hint and they succeed. This is however not mysterious because we have all some positive points and some negative points. We can also call it a timing or destiny but we can change our destiny by learning from our mistakes.
    It is important to focus on our weak and negative points and work on them in real time.
    If you start making some gains do not be complacent.
    It is a constant learning process. If you focus, dedicate and take it seriously with discipline you will make it!




    Disclosure: UNG BDD SPY
    May 30 10:58 PM | Link | Comment!
  • The biggest scam for small investor trader

    The real function of capital markets is to provide capital and liquidity for industries, companies, small business and individuals to run the economies. BUT the capital markets here are not doing that basic job but looting and robbing with both hands.

    All these websites, media, newspapers and information is owned by vested interests whose only interest is to help institutional huge capital robbers. It is one huge ponzi scam designed as a huge virtual casino, where innocent and people  without vision and knowledge contribute all their hard earned savings so that bigger fat bastards can rob them within totally legal limits.

    If you do not know the inside and outside of these markets, and you are a small investor or a newbie with little experience in analyzing and you just trade or invest by reading all these stupid magazines and Newspapers or follow this kind of websites you will be fooled and parted with your money and you will lose literally all your savings sooner or later. Greed creates an illusion and illusions are sold each day in name of a staged and planned market scheme where some big ones eat small ones.

    The real function of capital markets is to provide capital and liquidity for industries, companies, small business and individuals to run the economies. BUT the capital markets here are not doing that basic job but looting and robbing with both hands.


    Before you invest a penny seek wisdom, advise from some professionals before all this information avalanche put forward by Bloomberg, CNBC, News corp,. WSJ, Barrons and all other market related sites including this one and all nonsense create an illusion of making it big playing on the wall street.

    Save your portfolio if you have any left and keep it in a safe currency or cash.



    Disclosure: No positions
    May 09 2:06 PM | Link | Comment!
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