10. GMan: Trading Is Not Easy

GMan is one of the best intraday traders on the Street. I trained him. He became a CPT in the style I taught him. But here’s what’s fascinating: Although he still incorporates everything important that I taught him, he doesn’t trade the way I trained him anymore, which is to say that even though he’s retained the crucial elements that all traders need to master, he has found his own completely different style—and what a style it is!

What lessons can we learn from GMan? Well, for starters, trading isn’t easy. Even star traders have to adapt and find new ways to consistently pull money from the markets. If you want to win, you better be prepared to fight. Most important, in this chapter we focus on how great coaching ...

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