The Traders Journal

A Day in the Life of a Stock Market Trader: The First 3 Hours

by Gatis Roze

I’ve known a lot of great traders. Yes, they are out there. Some eventually became money managers, and then their careers evolved into more client hand-holding and less real trading. Clients can kill an exceptional trader. That’s the qualifier... Read More 

The Traders Journal

The 10 Essential Fundamentals for Both Car Enthusiasts and Investors

by Gatis Roze

To make a broad generalization, European cars lust after curvy roads. American cars are more about the power, rumble and straight line 0 – 60 speed... Read More 

The Traders Journal

Gerald Loeb's Timeless Wisdom (1899-1974)

by Gatis Roze

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression, “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” Gerald Loeb used this phrase frequently. I’ve always had great respect for Mr. Loeb. True, he was an extraordinary investor and a best-selling author... Read More 

The Traders Journal

Secret Sauce: The Other 50% of Investing

by Gatis Roze

Over decades of training and teaching, it’s been my experience that the majority of both investors and traders are data driven, first and foremost. Their mantra seems to be “better living through numbers” or a hundred variations on this theme... Read More 

The Traders Journal

Peter Lynch: How He Helped My Evolution as an Investor

by Gatis Roze

Peter Lynch started managing the Fidelity Magellan Fund in 1978 with $20 Million in assets. When he retired in 1990, the fund had ballooned to $14 Billion largely as a result of his 29.2% average annualized return... Read More