CHAPTER 22

A Case Study: Larry Williams

We all learn best by using examples and looking at models. And what better way to learn how personality influences trading style and success than to carefully dissect the personality of one of the world’s greatest living traders? Luckily I have at my disposal my father, Larry Williams.

In order to better understand how a serious and experienced trader can make use of personality testing, Pops agreed to go under the “personality microscope” known as the NEO-AC, as well to engage in a discussion about what his results mean to him and how he has seen his personality traits at work as a market trader. I think you will benefit from observing how this process works.

First some background. As many of you may ...

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