Market Curiosity: Exploring Markets And Systems

September 13, 2011

August quotes and snippets

Filed under: Snippets — Jeff Fitzmyers @ 2:12 pm

Remember that government regulation is just another distortion in the marketplace, like taxes, trade barriers, inflation, and so forth. All such distortions have consequences, and one of them is to create opportunities for speculators. — Doug Casey

Freeport for me is basically the tell of all tells. Where it goes the whole complex goes. — Xiphos Trading

Rising equity prices often form at least a temporary top within a day or two of new moons. — Raymond Merriman

Technically speaking, little consolidation patterns (e.g. flags) right above and right below LT weekly support & resistance has good payout. — Ziphos Trading

I never held on to my gains until I learned to unload and scale back positions when they sold off on high volume with poor bar action. $$ — Dan Zanger

Mastery lends itself toward simplicity. — Bruce Lee

… the most important primary ‘how-to’ skill, is how to process information with Pareto’s Law… We must learn how to actively seek out the smallest changes that produce the largest results… — David H

E=MC2 really means that Energy = number of people and the square of people’s consciousness. — Dr Masaru Emoto

Grover Rocket stove Cook meals with 5-10% of wood in 1/3 the time. Very cool. (not affiliated)

Just because something is inevitable doesn’t make it imminent… The nasty things that you think are coming always take longer to arrive than you think they will, but once they get here, they make up for their tardiness by being worse than you thought they’d be. — Doug Casey

Most traders make the mistake of trying to be active every day. Use your time to wait for the best few stocks to enter. Be very selective.$$ — Dan Zanger

Where the law is subject to some other authority and has none of its own, the collapse of the state, in my view, is not far off. — Plato

Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against. — Brcue Lee

To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities. — Bruce Lee

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. — Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. — Mark Twain

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A government is an organization that has control over a given piece of territory, and to control it you’ve got to have infantry standing on the ground. The phrase “boots on the ground” is a very good one for that… The one thing I can tell you for sure is that if you want to keep track of what’s really going on in the world, you have to watch the aircraft carriers. The U.S. has 10 aircraft carriers – the big super-carriers – and they are always an indication of what Washington is really serious about. — Richard Maybury

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away — Philip K. Dick.

Truth has a way of reaching the soul of the seeker, even though the outer garments may temporarily distract the gaze. — Joseph Whitfield

Inspiration is everywhere. If you are ready to appreciate it, an ant can be one of the wonders of the universe. — unk

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live life. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. — Walt Disney

Truth exists; only falsehood has to be invented. — Georges Braque

A theory is more impressive the greater the simplicity of its premises, the more different the kind of things it relates and the more extended its range of applicability. — Albert Einstein

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will. — Nelson Mandela

The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

A government which imposes price controls is in the process of destroying the economic system of its own country. — Reisman

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