Posts Tagged ‘ star ’

The PlayBook Checkup (Shooting Star Continuation Pattern)

May 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Technical Plays, Trading Lesson
Below is our newest installment of the 2014 edition of The PlayBook Checkup with Bella, author of One Good Trade and The PlayBook. During these sessions a trade archived by a Junior Trader from our desk will be reviewed by Bella. Attendance is free for SMBU Tools subscribers, who can also ask questions during the event. In this video a Junior Trader talks about his trade in $SCTY: Daily Chart Rollover- Shooting Star Continuation Pattern. Highlights of this trade include: a) Learn how to use other stocks in the Solar sector as information b) Learn a shooting star chart pattern c) Use the strength or weakness of the market Read more [...]

What a Star Fund Manager Can Teach Us About Improvement

Dec 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Bruce Bower, General Comments, Guest Blog, Trader Development, Trading Lesson
Imagine that a star fund manager, with nearly a decade of stunning results, decides to completely retool the way that he does things. Would you think that he’s crazy? Would you call him a has-been? Or would you draw a different, more instructive lesson—that this is the reason why he’s stayed a top fund manager? The FT recently ran a story about Pierre Lagrange, a well-known and extremely successful hedge fund manager in London. Famously the “L” of the prestigious fund GLG, he runs a $2 billion long/short equities fund. He admits to being stung by the 2008 crisis, in which his fund fell nearly 20%. For a long/short Read more [...]