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Fixating Only on Market Gain Can Lead to Plenty of Portfolio Pain

Many traders and investors worry about fear of missing out, but many lack a healthy fear of losing money, which can be even more valuable.

The Secret Power of Great Traders

A high IQ and expertise in chart reading and fundamentals aren't what creates great trading success.

Doug Kass: Seasonality Is Important to Know, but Ridiculous to Trade By

In the absence of hard-hitting analysis and rigor, the media and traders will rely on faux indicators as a crutch.

Four Tips for Options Trading for the New Year and Beyond

In this second part of a two-part series, we'll explore balancing the news with the charts, how to avoid jumping the gun, and more.

Winners, Losers, and Investing Lessons From a Brutal 2022

At least one thing is clear from my 'report card' for 2022 -- it's easier to find dogs in a bear market than long ideas.

The Best Performing Stock in 2023 Will Be...

More than anything else focus on your trading and investment strategy rather than trying to find a stock that requires no effort.

This 73-Year-Old Investment Strategy Is Still Working Today

In a lousy year for the market, these 'Benjamin Graham Defensive' stocks outperformed.

Check Your Portfolio for Lumps of Coal

Here's what I practice prior to every new year, and, let me warn you, it doesn't always feel good at the moment, but pays off later on.

Santa Rally Trading, Morose Monday, 5 Steps Toward Progress, Managing Risk

The ability to adapt is the single most important character trait present in those who do well in difficult spots.

Two Valuable Investing Lessons From Two Legendary Billionaires

Paul Tudor Jones and Charlie Munger offer insight into the mindset that produces tremendous wealth in the stock market.