The Day Ahead: Getting Eerie Out There

A few years ago, during a typical earnings-season cram-fest at the office, midnight came along and my brain could take no more spreadsheets -- so I made a pot of coffee, did some pushups began to read Jim Cramer's Confessions of a Street Addict. The book reinforced that, yes, I was definitely in the right profession, and it shared very valuable insights into the necessary ingredients to get ahead in both good and bad markets. I've since woven them into my life, and here are a few:

1. One must have a legal edge on the trade. For example, you must consume so much research and network contacts that the outcome on the stock seems almost certain -- or certain enough for you to make a large wager....594 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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