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Oct 20, 2017 5 from 5i - My Brain Hurts: Investor Thought Experiments

By Michael

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Oct 17, 2017 Peter Hodson to appear on BNN Market Call

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Peter on BNN

Peter Hodson to appear on BNN Market Call, Thursday October 19, 2017

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Oct 13, 2017 5 from 5i: If Buffett has periods of underperformance, why would you expect anything different?

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Oct 11, 2017 The Importance of Having a Plan: Photon Control, Ballard Power Systems, The Stars Group

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The importance of having a plan: Technical Analysis

No matter how much experience you have as an investor, a trend following system is a straight forward approach to systematic trading that can be easily deployed and managed by anyone. This is a great way to profit from large moves without having to manage positions on an intraday basis. If you have spent time learning lessons the hard way, like myself, then you will relate to what I am about to say.

The two problems I struggled with the most were taking a position too large for my account and selling too soon. In my experience these problems often go hand in hand, I was always putting myself in the perfect position for emotional ruin. Every time I would get onto a winning trade I became greedy or scared and locked in profits prematurely, cutting my potential returns short.

This is exactly what happened last week to one of my subscribers with Photon Control (TSXV:PHO)...

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Oct 06, 2017 5 from 5i - Mining for Volatility

By Michael

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