Why Traders Fail:

Planning Your Way to Success

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Indices Post Key Reversal Day

The Indices opened strong this morning but failed to hold the gains as seller stepped in and brought them lower for the balance of the day. Intermarket divergences still exist, and as you will see in the Briefing, the Market internals continue to decline. Volume today was higher, suggesting sellers

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Market Internals Continue To Weaken

While today was a low price range day, the Market Internals continued to decline, especially the percentage of stocks above their 50-day moving averages. The percentage of stocks above their 200-day moving averages are declining as well. Intermarket divergences still exist and are becoming more pronounced. While the Market internals

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Why Traders Fail:

Planning Your Way to Success

Trading and investing is a highly competitive environment. Yet, most people trade without any planning, management and control. The planning process should be applied in two different areas. This book provides an advantage by teaching planning as a business and then planning, managing and controlling each individual trade position.

Proper planning for the business and the trade will give you an edge over 90% of the other traders and investors who neglect this very important ingredient to success.

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Joseph James LLC and Joe Mertes have formed over sixty investment partnerships. The purpose of those partnership was the acquisition and development of various investment business entities throughout the southeast.

It has always been the vision of those entities to enhance performance, provide for needed development and for a fair return on investment. Those entities offered the ability for investors to provide capital in their local communities and participate in the eventual development and growth of those communities. Additionally, they offered much needed financing for turnaround situations or needed development in the communities in which they existed. Finally, private funds have been formed for the purpose of investing in publicly traded stock and other short term obligations with the goal of producing above average returns.