Jason McIntosh

Jason McIntosh is a professional quantitative analyst. Before he graduated in 1991 he joined Bankers Trust — a Wall Street investment bank — to be a trader. After Bankers Trust was taken over in 1999, Jason, already financially independent, co-founded a stock market advisory and funds management business called Fat Prophets. At 37 he sold his part of that business and retired. These days, he’s a private trader and system developer. In 2014 he launched the wildly successful trading service: Quant Trader.

How to Avoid Turning a Big Win into a Wipeout

You don’t make money when you buy — you make it when you sell. I’ve seen many traders come and go over the years. One of the leading reasons they fail is due to poor exits. Their mistake often comes down to one of two things.

Doing This Could Bag You a Triple-Digit Gain

What really matters, in my view, is your selling strategy. This has the greatest impact on your trading results. It’s the swing factor that separates the best traders from the pack. I talk a lot about letting winners run and cutting losers.

Your Limits May Be Greater than You Think

‘Will I ever be able to do this?’ These words can creep into our minds when a goal seems beyond reach. We think about where we are — then where we want to be — and wonder how we’ll ever get there. Now, this can apply to anything. It could be with trading, business, sport or study.

Most Traders Won’t Think to Look Here…

Now, scroll your eyes down the list. Only four stocks are from the ASX 200. This is the subindex many fund managers focus on. And if you prefer big caps, only one ASX 50 stock makes the list. Here’s a summary of the data.

The Best Advice for A Trader Starting Out

Starting out is a unique time — and it doesn’t matter how old you are. You can start something new at any age. I’ve done this many times. Two words describe my emotions at the start of a new venture: enthusiastic uncertainty.
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