There are many money managers out there who look back on there career, over 50 years old, they look back and wished what they know now, the new when they were 30 years old. Therefore the best qualification for trading is.
A history degree of the most recent 100 years covering financial, political and social subjects. At West point they study the battles of Hannibal vs Romans for the simple reason history does rhyme. The US FED is also repeating much of the same policies as used in the 1930s, just moooore of it.
This is why the younger financial advisor their advice is worth no more than cow dung.
For example the UK vs Egypt 1956, is very similar to US vs Iraq 2001-2011
You can learn more when you watch video about 'Economic Hit Man'
Here is the Suez crisis
"My satisfaction always came from beating the market, solving the puzzle. The money was the reward, but it was not the main reason I loved the market. The stock market is the greatest, most complex puzzle ever invented - and it pays the biggest jackpot...it was never the money that drove me. It was the game, solving the puzzle, beating the market that had confused and confounded the greatest minds in history. For me, that passion, the juice, the exhilaration was in beating the game, a game that was a living dynamic riddle" ~ Jesse Livermore
"The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule" ~ Warren Buffett
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