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Started trading in options in 2000 and expanded to FX in 2002
Has worked with DailyFX since attending college in 2004 starting with an internship
Has spoken at numerous trader expos and conferences over the years
Bachelor’s degree cum laude in in Finance and Investment degree the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College in New York City
Most Important Trading Lesson Learned
“We spend so much time focusing on our ‘edge’ and eventually we move on to work in risk and positioning management. Over so many years, though, I find that the most important progress I’ve made was through working on my own behavior or psychology. A sound analysis to establish probabilities is straightforward, but our perspective and interpretations are rarely so clear cut.“
Oh look at that, stimulus hopes are off again. The market is definitely growing apathetic towards a follow up stimulus. The issue though is that status quo translates into greater risk of stalled economic recovery and possibly even return to recession
An ugly start to the day from $NFLX after its disappointing EPS last night. Before Robinhood stopped sharing its leaderboard, it was #30 of the most popular stocks being held. $TSLA who reports after close today was #8... https://t.co/89Z1CuirRP
Retail FX traders (at IG) have built up their largest aggregate short in a few years. The net short position suggest there is greater expectation around the range: https://www.dailyfx.com/sentiment?ref-author=Kicklighter&CHID=9&QPID=917719 https://t.co/o97uj5mdaA
The artificial deadline for a US stimulus compromise to be met for relief before Nov 3rd has passed, but the $SPX hasn't collapsed in response. This theme can still move the market as surely as elections keep it unnerved. What to watch ahead? https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/video/daily_news_report/2020/10/21/Dollar-Versus-SP-500-Volatility-as-Stimulus-Deadline-Passes-Election-Focus-Sharpens.html?ref-author=Kicklighter&QPID=917719&CHID=9 https://t.co/gkBlQg9Ips
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