Managing your mind: The forgotten indicator
Protecting capital is vital to trading strategy. Managing risk includes specific tactics like stop orders and alerts, but it also means managing your mind so you can trade, protect, potentially profit, and stay in the game.
Senior Strategist, Investor Education, E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley
Rick Swope is a Senior Strategist of Investor Education with E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley. As a veteran in the industry, Rick has presented at hundreds of seminars across the U.S. and around the world. His expertise covers technical analysis, market strategy, and risk management. He has extensive media experience, including a regional PBS weekly show, a national PBS pledge program, and numerous radio and television appearances. He is the principal author of the Amazon best seller, Five Points for Trading Success (Wiley, 2007) and co-author of Trading By Numbers (Wiley, 2012). Rick’s teaching includes corporate training as well as six years as an adjunct engineering instructor. He studied in the disciplines of engineering, mathematics, operations research, and statistics. He is married with two children and resides in Atlanta, GA. Rick holds FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses.