Trading Quotes #50 – John Templeton

“The time of maximum pessimism is the best time to buy and the time of maximum optimism is the best time to sell.” – John Templeton

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Trading Quotes #49 – Bruce Kovner

“My experience with novice traders is that they trade three to five times too big. They are taking 5 to 10 percent risks on a trade when they should be taking 1 to 2 percent risks. The emotional burden of trading is substantial; on any given day, I could lose millions of dollars. If you…

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Trading Quotes #48 – Peter Thiel

“Value investors look at cash flows. If a company can maintain present cash flows for 5 or 6 years, it’s a good investment. Investors then just hope that those cash flows—and thus the company’s value—don’t decrease faster than they anticipate.” – Peter Thiel

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Trading Quotes #47 – Paul Tudor Jones

“Were you want to be is always in control, never wishing, always trading, and always, first and foremost protecting your butt. After a while size means nothing. It gets back to whether you’re making 100% rate of return on $10,000 or $100 million dollars. It doesn’t make any difference.” – Paul Tudor Jones Paul Tudor Jones…

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Trading Quotes #46 – Louis Bacon

“As a speculator you must embrace disorder and chaos.” – Louis Bacon

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Trading Quotes #45 – Michael Milken

“My experience indicates that most people who’ve accumulated a great deal of wealth haven’t had that as their goal at all. Wealth is only a by-product, not the original motivation.” – Michael Milken

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Trading Quotes #44 – Charlie Munger

“If you took our top fifteen decisions out, we’d have a pretty average record. It wasn’t hyperactivity, but a hell of a lot of patience. You stuck to your principles and when opportunities came along, you pounced on them with vigor.” – Charlie Munger Charles Thomas Munger (born January 1, 1924, in Omaha, Nebraska) is an…

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Trading Quotes #43 – T. Boone Pickens

“The older I get, the more I see a straight path where I want to go. If you’re going to hunt elephants, don’t get off the trail for a rabbit.” – T. Boone Pickens Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr., known as T. Boone Pickens, is an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chairs the hedge fund BP…

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Trading Quotes #42 – Alisher Usmanov

“First of all I trust my own instinct, experience that I gained over years and feeling when the moment is right for buying shares. That is what one calls intuition.” – Alisher Usmanov

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Trading Quotes #41 – Ray Dalio

“More than anything else, what differentiates people who live up to their potential from those who don’t is a willingness to look at themselves and others objectively.” – Ray Dalio Profile: Ray Dalio (born August 1, 1949) is an American businessman and founder of the investment firm Bridgewater Associates. In 2012, Dalio appeared on the annual…

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