Category Archives: Books

Targeted Capital Explained

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First and foremost I want to thank Tim for allowing me to write a post about my book Targeted Capital: The Art Of Low Risk High Reward Trading.  Second, I want to thank the Slope community as a whole; so far the reception of the book has been nothing short of overwhelming.  Thank you so incredibly much.

Targeted Capital Amazon Cover (1)

I wanted to quickly spell out what Targeted Capital contains for those who might be interested in picking up a copy of the book.  I truly think Targeted Capital contains relevant information for all traders no matter what their style, market, or preferred timeframe of trading is.  However, the last thing I would want is for someone to purchase a copy and find that it is totally irrelevant to their style of trading.  Here is what the book contains.


A Christmas Memory

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I grew up in the deep south of the United States, and as such, I have a certain allegiance to Truman Capote. Here, in its entirety, is his short story, A Christmas Memory. Merry Christmas, Slopers.

Imagine a morning in late November. A coming of winter morning more than twenty years ago. Consider the kitchen of a spreading old house in a country town. A great black stove is its main feature; but there is also a big round table and a fireplace with two rocking chairs placed in front of it. Just today the fireplace commenced its seasonal roar. (more…)


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I just finished reading Economix: How Our Economy Works (and Doesn’t Work), in Words and Pictures and absolutely loved it. Yeah, yeah, it’s a comic book (oh, sorry, “graphic novel”) but it’s a fantastic way to learn about the history of economics. Whether you have a kid whom you’d like to learn about this stuff, or if you’d like to learn more yourself (in a fun way), I highly recommend it. It’s sort of what my own Panic Prosperity and Progress would be like if I could manage to draw well!