Friday, October 12, 2007

At the Fringe of Trading Psychology and Other Friday Insights

* Better Living Through Chemistry - This is *not* one of the trading psychology techniques I use with traders.

* Better Growth From Reforms - Eye-opening estimate of possible growth in India should that country pursue market reforms.

* Who Is Gaining Clout in the Financial Markets? - Great post from Research Recap on how power has been shifting away from mutual funds, hedge funds, and pension funds toward a new set of players.

* New Way to Invest in Commodities - Perspectives on new products from Index Investor and Seeking Alpha, including three important commodity sectors.

* What He's Thinking - Jon Markman's portfolio results, holdings, and his take on ethanol.


Anatrader said...


The bizarre case of female hormone therapy is also hilarious.

If less aggressive trading style is a good trading pitch, why are there not many top female traders?

Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. said...

Hi AnaTrader,

Perhaps testosterone is associated with risk taking, for better and for worse... :-)