The Traders Journal

September 2013

The Traders Journal

How a DNA Transfusion Totally Transformed My Investing

by Gatis Roze

Over 20 years ago, I had a pivotal year as an investor with a seismic shift in my performance. Some might call it a personal passage or a transmutation. In reality, it was more like an impeccable conversion or DNA transfusion. You see, I was a numbers guy... Read More 

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Tensile Trading: Stage #8 You Bought It - Now What?

by Gatis Roze

“Yesterday is a cancelled check, tomorrow is a promissory note, today is all about the equity in your hand so watch it closely.” I twisted around a famous quote to make my point. It’s understandable human nature that after the excitement of the hunt (i.e... Read More 

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Tensile Trading: Stage #7 Strategic Profitable Buying versus Impulsive Expressive Buying

by Gatis Roze

When I go to the Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale each year, I get literally glassy-eyed. Just too many cars I want to buy. But usually, I’m jarred back into reality by the acknowledgement that I ran out of garage space long ago... Read More 

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Tensile Trading: Stage #6 Stalking for Winning Investment Ideas

by Gatis Roze

Let’s get this out on the table first off. Stock market stalking is analogous to a lion stalking prey, not the paparazzi stalking a movie star... Read More