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I have been discussing the importance of being different as a path to success, for both traders and investors. The idea of using a different universe of stocks is particularly intriguing to me.

Although I am an investor by nature, many of my closest friends and associates are stock and option traders, so I am exposed to that side of our business on a daily basis. When talking with traders during the day, I seem to always hear the same names and indices as trading candidates. I believe this a huge mistake, as you are playing a game of pass-the-burning-match, and considerable firepower in the form of capital and intellect is aligned against you....662 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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