The Traders Journal

February 2020

The Traders Journal

Purpose, Process and Preparation: My Week Has Been Fine, How 'Bout Yours?

by Grayson Roze

My fiancé texted me after the close on Monday afternoon with a link to some newspaper article about the major selloff. "You were right!" she added. I chuckled and tucked the phone back in my pocket... Read More 

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The Straightforward Secret To Outperforming The 11 Sector SPDR ETFs

by Gatis Roze

There is no shortage of academic papers to validate the paramount importance of accurate sector analysis in producing market beating results. My own three decades of experience confirms this... Read More 

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Mindset Matters: Why The Long Game Is My Only Option And How I'm A Better Trader For It

by Grayson Roze

I just can't do it. I just can't bring myself to short stuff – the market, an individual stock, even something as seemingly harmless as an inverse ETF. I don't do it. I can't do it. I won't do it! Yep, I'm a "long" through and through, but you know what? I'm proud of it... Read More 

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Preparation Pays Profits, Randomness Ruins Riches - Deal With Both!

by Gatis Roze

Does your investing ecosystem look like meteorological chaos? Remember the three R's — Randomness Ruins Riches. You may recall Warren Buffett saying that he doesn't invest in anything he can't explain to a 10 year old. So here's my Buffett 3-R Challenge to you... Read More