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Johnwelshtrades Dvd - Resume Is Real Time
Recommended

Let me start off by saying I think JohnWelsh is the best trader I've come across online. In many ways his strategy is similar to mine, which is know the... Read More
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Stockguy 22
Frank is a Class Act

Frank is THE classiest guy I have met on the internet. I participated in his room for many months and learned a ton from him and others especially in areas... Read More
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How I Made $2 Million In The Stock Market: The Darvas System For Stockmarket Profits
Worth Reading

I definitely enjoyed reading this book. The best part of it is the evolution of his trading style over the years. He likes to buy breakouts of sexy growth... Read More
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Startup.Com
Ok Documentary

I saw this movie in a theater when it first came out. It's pretty cool documentary about a crappy dot.com startup. Does a good job of showing what it was... Read More
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Wall Street
Best Movie about Wall Street

This movie after all this time still holds its own. The terminology Oliver Stone uses, the feeling, the action, etc. generally hits the mark beter than any... Read More
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Ugly Americans: The True Story Of The Ivy League Cowboys Who Raided The Asian Markets For Millions
Weak

I thought this was a very weak book especially after I really like his other book about the MIT blackjack team. The actual trade that is explained (I won't... Read More
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Etrade
Go Elsewhere

Pros: good s/w for real-time news and other features Cons: commissions not cheapest, poor executions, not the best fortress balance sheet to say the least,... Read More
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Charles Schwab
Ok. Not Great

Pros: good StreetSmartPro active trader software, public company with solid balance sheet Cons: mixed execution, poor margin rates Read More
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Tdameritrade
Where I Trade the Most

Pros: cheap commissions if you negotiate (I have $5/trade with them), ok executions, ok short borrow at times, public company with decent balance sheet Cons:... Read More
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Fidelity
Good Execution, but borrows stink!

Pros: good execution, access to IPOs, ok margin rates with higher balances Cons: horrible short borrow, not a public company, can't short after 5PM or 7-8AM Read More
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Interactive Brokers
Great Executions, Expensive

Pros: great execution, low margin rates, good short borrow, futures trading, great extended trading hours 4am-8pm Cons: highs commissions on low priced stocks... Read More
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Market Folly
Best Finance Blog on the Internet

I think this is by far the best finance blog on the internet, which is saying I lot because I also have a blog. LOL. Seriously no-one works harder than this... Read More
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The New Market Wizards: Conversations With America's Top Traders
This Book Inspired Me

This is the book I read when I was in college which inspired me. Must read! Read More
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Trading Places
Great Comedy

This is probably one of my all-time favorite movies. So many classic lines and gags. Just love it. The ending when they go into the trading pit is one of the... Read More
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First Adopter
Goal is to be the best investing COMMUNITY on the internet

The goal of the FA Trading Chat Room / Forum has always been to become the best investing community on the internet. All these heart-felt, positive reviews... Read More
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