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Forum: Traders Hideout January 30th, 2012, 12:17 AM
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Posted By gcaldridge
I never said I was a beginner when it comes to...

I never said I was a beginner when it comes to human behavior or that I have never read or watched a lot. :) However when it comes to actual trading, I'm still at bat working to get to first base.
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Forum: Traders Hideout January 29th, 2012, 07:51 PM
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Posted By gcaldridge
As far as identifying your setup, I agree. I...

As far as identifying your setup, I agree. I don't think it is quite that easy nor do I think it may be necessary to all of the steps previously identified. Regardless, the challenge is not getting...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 29th, 2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 115
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Posted By gcaldridge
Wow! Thanks for giving specific suggestions and...

Wow! Thanks for giving specific suggestions and then asking for feedback.

Here's the feedback:

1) A lot of your suggestions are based upon reading. Absolutely agree.
2) More of your...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 29th, 2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
I love this! This post has some really great...

I love this!

This post has some really great points in it. I'll give you my 2 cents for each of those.

1) This thread appears to be going in circles. I would rephrase that this thread keeps...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 29th, 2012, 11:57 AM
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Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
DionysusToast...

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Forum: Traders Hideout January 26th, 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
I should have read your response before my last...

I should have read your response before my last one. You hit the nail on the head about needing to be at the top of the food chain. It doesn't matter how good you are in absolute terms, you have to...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 26th, 2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
Nicolas: Your thoughts are really...

Nicolas:

Your thoughts are really appreciated and I believe are very valid (within the constraints you have identified). For you and for everyone else who reads this, this is not 'just' your...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 26th, 2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 115
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Posted By gcaldridge
First, you can never argue with success. ...

First, you can never argue with success. Whatever works for you is perfect.

I also agree that there are some golfers who have reached the highest levels without coaching. These would be...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 26th, 2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
I absolutely agree with you about the existing...

I absolutely agree with you about the existing gulf between formal education and 'trading mentoring'. I have been trying to get the message across that, since formal education is not likely to...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 21st, 2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
THIS IS EXACTLY WHY 95% OF TRADERS LOSE MONEY! ...

THIS IS EXACTLY WHY 95% OF TRADERS LOSE MONEY! (Capitals intended - showing my frustration.)

If you're one of the 5% I congratulate you. If you aren't then follow this advice so the 5% can feed...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 16th, 2012, 07:36 PM
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Posted By gcaldridge
:) I can accept that equation so let's look...

:)

I can accept that equation so let's look at the variables:

Mental capacity: I have seen many 'opinions' that you don't have to be above average to win at trading. Besides which you really...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 16th, 2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
If not a mentor, then what?

I have been following this thread for a while and this is what I have seen:

1) Most people think mentors are either well intentioned but incompetent or people trying to make money mentoring...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 12th, 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
No a mentor (or a coach) is not necessary to be...

No a mentor (or a coach) is not necessary to be successful. The key word is necessary.

It should be rephrased as "A mentor is not necessary for everyone to be successful". However, since 95% of...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 12th, 2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
I think it is sufficient to agree that there is...

I think it is sufficient to agree that there is some fundamental difference between a coach and a mentor. After that we can argue definition until .....

The way I like to think of a coach is...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 7th, 2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,554
Posted By gcaldridge
Coach vs. Mentor

I have been working on the problem of how I can get educated/trained as a trader and in the process of doing research for that, I have stumbled upon this great website. Much appreciation to Mike for...
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