Although I love to test trading systems and write about new trading ideas the last couple of months I have been doing a lot of reading about Charlie Munger and his mental models.

Mental models, in essence, are ideas or concepts that help us understand how the world works. I’ve found that learning about these concepts can really help improve all areas of your life including trading and investing. Read more »


Visa Inc. ($V) is a multinational financial services company that facilitates the transfer of funds around the world via Visa-branded credit cards and debit cards. If you didn’t already know that you must be living on another planet because Visa is everywhere. Here are 10 reasons why you might want to buy the stock today. Read more »


With everyone talking about the Federal Reserve this week, there is an awful lot of noise surrounding what the Fed will or won’t do. It’s at times like these where it pays to keep a bit of perspective and remember to not do anything rash.

Following are a number of charts that I have compiled from various sources that should be essential for new investors and traders alike: Read more »