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Taming the Lion: 100 Secret Strategies for Investing by Richard Farleigh

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4. Patterns and Anomalies

4.0 Look for patterns and anomalies

In this chapter we start to look for trading ideas. But where will these ideas come from? I have dismissed the so-called experts as not being very useful. There are thousands of different stocks, bonds and commodities. How can an investor find anything?

The first thing you need to do is to be inquisitive about the markets. You will probably be drawn to the markets that you find most interesting. As you get to know more, try to identify patterns and anomalies in the way they behave. These will be the basis of your trading ideas.

An inquisitive nature

I have always looked for anomalies in my world. I love to challenge things and this has affected me fundamentally. I was quite ...

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