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Super Trader T a ctics

for
TRIPLE-DIGIT
RETURNS
March 25, 2015

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3 Keys for Superperformance


1. Make big returns when you're correct
2. Make consistent profits
3. Avoid big drawdowns when you're wrong

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Rule #1
Concentrate - don't diversify
S Keeps things manageable
S Keeps you focused
S Allows you to be patient - the luxury
of integrity

Focus on the very best names

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Position Sizing Guidelines

1.25% - 2.50% risk of total equity

10% maximum stop per trade


Average loss no more than 5-6% per trade
Shoot for optimal 25% position sizing
Never take a position larger than 50%

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Rule #2
Turn over your portfolio
S Forget about taxes
S Forget about getting the high
S Forget about your ego

Nail down decent profits when you have them

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Rule #3
Time your trades
S Time is money
S Use charts
S Learn how to identify a VCP set-up

Develop "sit-out power" - only trade proper set-ups


and allow them to come to you

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Rule #4
Manage the risk reward relationship
S Do the math
S Don't risk more than you expect to gain
S M o n ito r your gains regularly

Rule of Thumb: Cut your losses at Vz your gains


Build in "failure"

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Approach every trade "risk first"


S Know where you're getting out BEFORE you get in
^ W rite it down
S CUT YOUR LOSS quickly - don't vacillate

Failing to adhere to stops is the single most


destructive mistake made by all investors

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No big losses
No forced trades

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Rule #5
Trade directionally
S Only buy in the direction of your trade
S Never average down
S M ultiple tim efram e alignment

Determine if the "train" is on schedule

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Rule #6
Build on success
S Trading is not an on/off business
S Let small wins finance larger risk
S Trade largest when trading your best and
smallest when trading your worst

If you're not profitable at 25% or 50% invested...

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Rule #7
Protect your breakeven point ASAP
v' 2-3x risk above average gain
^ Never let a good size gain turn into a loss

^ Backstop your profit


S 50-day rule

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Order of Priorities
a. Cut your loss
b. Protect your line
c. Protect your profit

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Define your risk


Move stop to breakeven ASAP
Protect decent gains

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Rule #8
Sell into strength
^ Get out before the stock can break
S It's better to sell early than late
S Selling half is a w in/w in solution

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Rule #9
Conduct post-analysis regularly
S Results don't lie
S Look for com m onalities
S Improve your weaknesses

Know the truth about your trading

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Rule #10
Avoid style drift
S Define your trading style
S Be willing to sacrifice
S Become a specialist

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If you're not getting the returns you desire, don't blame;


take responsibility, take action, learn... repeat!

M ost important, believe in y o u r s e lf - y o u can do much


more than you can imagine

Rules are of no use unless you follow them

1. Fail to have rules


2. Fail to follow rules
3. Have rules and follow them

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