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Beat the Street: A Trader's Guide to Consistently Scoring in the Markets by Adrian Manz

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Chapter 1. Introduction

I HAVE EARNED MY LIVING as a full-time professional equities trader for the past 15 years. I can say without hesitation that it has been a fascinating journey. Those years have been characterised by constant learning, self-discovery and professional, psychological and emotional growth. A career as a trader has been different to virtually anything else I might have pursued. It involves constantly questioning conventional wisdom about allocating resources to the markets. The actions taken by investors run counter to those that are taken by a professional trader. Long-term investors are interested in factors that are completely irrelevant in shorter time frames. While investors need to focus on the probable outcome over ...

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