The Day Ahead: Staying Cool and Collected

To those who emailed me Wednesday to praise my "Baby Bull" term, thank you. Today, let's try this one on for size: "maximum mental overload," or "MMO," to those so inclined. MMO is defined as the ingestion of such a significant volume of financial information, spanning across topics, that one begins to see mirages from a set of black numbers printed on a white background.

I strive to avoid MMO, as it leads to bad analytical and investment decision-making, and the exploitation of opportunities by others who remain cool, calm, and collected. Unfortunately -- and I am rather confident this is a feeling you have as well -- sidestepping MMO is usually easier said than done. Let's try and cure our symptoms together this morning....848 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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