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Money management: strategy vs. gimmicks and why it matters

Here’s a staggering fact: over the last two decades, literally tens of millions of investors set up individual brokerage accounts to manage their own investment portfolios. But most of them by far lose money. According to an 11-year study published by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, as many as 82 percent of all retail investors and traders lose money. This is confirmed by the figures disclosed by retail brokers themselves showing that up to 81% of their clients lose money. And this is in spite of the fact that since 2009 investors enjoyed the longest running bull market ever recorded.

This is in spite of the fact that over the last decade we’ve experienced the greatest bull market in history and every stock investor should have made bundles.

The disconnect and why this matters

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Alex Krainer interview: Financial-Expert.co.uk

Recently, my 2016 book, “Mastering Uncertainty in Commodities Trading” received the honor of topping Financial-Expert.co.uk’s list of “The 5 best books on commodities for traders and investors.” I must say, it is gratifying to receive such recognition from people who actually read books.

On the occasion, I gave an interview to Financial Expert’s Simon Oates:

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