12. Developing Your Inner Shark

Shark Investing is not a rigid, structured approach to the stock market with an unvarying set of rules. It is a mind-set that frees investors from the constraints of traditional Wall Street thinking and focuses on using the flexibility and the many advantages that the average individual investor possesses. There are many ways to be a successful stock market Shark; what works best is highly subjective. What works best for me might not work best for you, and vice versa.

As discussed in Chapter 6, "The Myths of Wall Street," no approach to the market is inherently superior. What works best depends more on the makeup of the individual than on what is actually being done. A good chart reader might outperform a poor ...

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