The game of speculation quotes

The trading game of speculation by Jesse Livermore

Speculators are not interested in putting their money into a stock or commodity for a long time. They want to see a good profit quickly – on a time scale of minutes to months. If their money does not quickly perform well in a situation, they move it into another situation. In pursuit of greater gain, speculators take greater risks with their capital than people who put their money into Savings & CD Accounts. For … Continue reading

Trading versus Gambling

Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other. Charles Lamb The market is a no-called-strike game. You don’t have to swing at everything – you can wait for your pitch. The problem when you’re a money manager is that your fans keep yelling, “Swing, you bum! Warren Buffet There are just four kinds of bets. There are good bets, bad bets, bets that you win, … Continue reading

The Guardian view on the Greek crisis: the European project itself is at stake

As Greece prepares to hold its referendum, the stakes are high for the 60-year-old project of a peaceful, united Europe
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