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Bruce Kovner Quotes

Whenever I enter a position, I have a predetermined stop. That is the only way I can sleep. I know where Im getting out before I get in. The position size on a trade is determined by the stop, and the stop is determined on a technical basis. I never think about other people who may be using the same stop, because the market shouldnt go there if I am right
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I caught hold of the great bull market in soybeans in 1977. I had no idea what I was doing, incidentally.

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Fundamentalists who say they are not going to pay any attention to the charts are like a doctor who says he's not going to take a patient's temperature.

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The Heisenberg principle - If something is closely observed, the odds are it is going to be altered in the process. The more a price pattern is observed by speculators the more prone you have false signals; the more the market is a product of nonspeculative activity, the greater the significance of technical breakout

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Michael Marcus taught me one other thing that is absolutely critical: You have to be willing to make mistakes regularly; there is nothing wrong with it. Michael taught me about making your best judgment, being wrong, making your next best judgment, being wrong, making your third best judgment, and then doubling your money.

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Michael [Marcus] taught me one thing that was incredibly important ... He taught me that you could make a million dollars. He showed me that if you applied yourself, great things could happen. It is very easy to miss the point that you really can do it.

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If you don't work very hard, it is extremely unlikely that you will be a good trader.

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In a bear market, you have to use sharp countertrend rallies to sell.

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