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Good Morning Mike,
I bought your book, Trend Commandments – from audible. Love it. 5 stars. It changed my thinking on trading and life.
I am 56, and all my life have not been a trend follower. When I graduated from high school, all my friends went to work in the coal mines in my region. I became a professional chef.
My friends bought Camero’s, Corvettes, and Mustangs, I bought a Porsche.
I have felt like I have been fighting the system all my life. When I owned an IT company, I was usually ahead of [the] trend by a large margin, a leader not a trend follower. But I didn’t understand how to be a category leader (something i picked up from a very interesting recent podcast of yours), and well… long story short, I got wiped out in March of 2000. A complete financial reset in my mid 40’s. I lost everything, my business, many friends, all my investments, my properties… everything. I apparently didn’t understand risk management either. I was all in, 100% committed to my business venture. So that was interesting. I have been looking for something that inspired me and filled me with passion. I found trading. I have put huge effort into learning the art and skill of trading. I figure it’s like pro golf, if you want to be good, you need to practice your ass off.
I started trading about 9 months ago, love it. Only demo accounts mind you. I will be going live sometime very soon. Trend following just makes sense. I work full time plus, so don’t have time to babysit a screen all day. I would love to receive a free audible book of yours, one of the turtle trader books would be awesome. I don’t use iTunes or and own iPhone or any apple device. Not an apple trend follower typically. Only have a Samsung Android and I use podcast addict and have no idea how to write a review on that app, for your podcasts, in fact I don’t think you can. So sorry no screen shot.
Keep up the good work. And enjoy Saigon. Be Safe.
I don’t have free books, but they are all on Amazon. Best of luck!
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Hi, I wanted to congratulate you for the good idea of playing some interview of Milton Friedman on your recent podcast. Enlightening! It is crazy how he remains modern and refreshing, and mostly of course smart even to this day! Would love to hear more of Mr. Milton Friedman, so don’t hesitate to do a nb 2 session on Friedman podcast!
Congrats for the good podcast.
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My guest today is Holly Ann Burns. She is an artist, designer and author, who happens to also be the wife of my long time guest Steve Burns. Steve and I were engaged in an ongoing conversation about Web 3.0. He recommended a good teacher–his wife. He was right.
The topic is NFT. A non-fungible token (NFT) is a non-interchangeable unit of data stored on a blockchain, a form of digital ledger. Types of NFT data units may be associated with digital files such as photos, videos, and audio. Because each token is uniquely identifiable, NFTs differ from blockchain cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin.
Dear Michael, Firstly, I would like to give you my sincerest thanks for all the incredible podcasts that you offer for free for learning purposes. The amount of information that you have gathered from amazing minds is unbelievable, wish I would have had known about it before I started trading. My name is [Name], I am a Spanish national who has lived abroad in Germany, the Netherlands and Singapore. I am currently studying a Masters in Finance in Rotterdam. I first got into trading 3 years ago when a friend, who had been trading since he was 12 (with help from his father), showed me the markets, candlestick charts, moving averages and all that jazz. I became completely hooked instantly, nothing seemed as exciting as trading. Of course at the beginning I was focused on getting rich fast, which looking back was very naïve. Luckily my friend had advised me to start with very little funds since it was very likely that I would lose them fast. Surely enough I blew my first 2 accounts. This left me very frustrated and incredibly disappointed, I had been used to always doing well at everything I tried and I thought that my experience with trading would be similar. Needless to say, trading has been very tough and hasn’t rewarded me financially yet. After having listened to most of your podcasts, and followed the work of some great trend following traders I am gaining the confidence to start trading an account again. I am trying to make my trading as systematic as possible but still have some areas that I am having trouble with. I am guessing that you receive a lot of email and most likely don’t have time to go through it all, but if you did read this just know that I appreciated your work greatly. My hope is for one day to be a consistent profitable trend following trader and have the honor to be a guest in one of your podcasts. Finally, I would just want to go for a long shot and ask whether you need help with anything at all, I am a very ambitious and resourceful student that would be living his dream being able to work or even just chat with someone as distinguished as you.
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