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What about in the gray area above Trader's edge?
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If this is real important to you, you can use a text to speech
site to convert the ones you want to audio. Some of these
one-liners are useful but many are not. You might want to
use this audio idea for something that would be an introduction
to new people. I'm sure it will all work out.


Last edited by stephenszpak; September 19th, 2010 at 10:11 PM. Reason: more comments
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Quotes from the movie just released: Money Never Sleeps

If it weren't for people who took risks, where would we be in this world?

It's not about the money - It's about the game.


...the one thing I learned in jail is that money is not the prime asset in life. Time is.

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from the movie Wall Street:

It's not a question of enough, pal. It's a Zero Sum game – somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply transferred – from one perception to another. Like magic.

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from the movie Trading Places:

Think big, think positive...Fear? That's the other guy's problem.

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Don't know if you found a place for all the quotes. I think the people most interested
are those that are reading this thread. Another way of doing this is to create a separate
permanent thread that people can read to see the different quotes about trading, risk,
chance, etc. It's all up to you of course. (No need to reply.)

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I've made this a sticky thread so it shows up at the top of the Traders Hideout forum.

Mike

So are we still (ideally) supposed to post about trading only?

I don't know if I really have an opinion or not, but trading encompasses
many subjects. I don't have a complete list off the top, but,

money
chance
fear
pride
greed

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Yes, trading related only.

If you have general stuff, you can post it in off-topic section or in the "futures.io (formerly BMT) twitter" thread.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
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Trading is a "Marathon", not a "Sprint"

People who know, get paid by people who don't.

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it.
If you can dream it, you can become it.

Failing does not make you a failure. Giving up and refusing to try again does. Refuse to give up.

No Vision, No Victory,
No Guts, No Glory,
No Plan, No Money ......


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This one is from a fellow Big Mike's member:
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