“If you don’t know who you are, this (the stock market or Wall Street) is an expensive place to find out” wrote “Adam Smith” (George Goodman) in his bestselling book, The Money Game (1968).
Take the following personality tests or not. But if you do want to become a better investor YOU must study YOURSELF. What style of investing fits you? Any particular businesses attract you? Where do you struggle or succeed? Patterns? Where or what is your edge, system, plan, and business plan?
Personality Test: http://tharptradertest.com/about.aspx
Investor Personality Test: http://marktier.com/Main/ipp.php
Mark Douglas http://youtu.be/GhKJ9P3agRc
How Michael Burry’s Advice helped (Video link) http://youtu.be/IXAOMZ37Alg
More on your money and your brain by Jason Zweig http://www.jasonzweig.com/
Step aside from trading and investing, ask yourself what YOU would do if you were one of these soldiers?