Chapter 6Trading Smarts

“Intuition and concepts constitute…the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.”

—Immanuel Kant

When I started trading, Richard Dennis trained me in methods he had carefully researched. Then he gave me a $2 million trading account to manage after only a month of trading a smaller practice account. I was lucky.

Most of you reading this book won’t be so lucky. You’ll have to develop your own techniques.

Don’t leave your left brain behind in this process. If you want to trade with both your intuition and your intellect, you need to pick trading strategies that work for your whole mind. Systematic intellectual ...

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