"Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction" - Fromm Erich
In today's Sunday Times front page "Help lawyers cope with changes" - Law Minister K. Shanmugam. These top dogs are too well protected over the years, are among the most talented of the population and yet they need help.
I try to avoid seeking the service of lawyers, I can see the greed in their eyes when they talk to me, "Yes, what can I do to help you, my fee is S$400/- an hour". If they know that you are rich and can be slaughtered, you are dead meat.
"The point is that you can't be too greedy" - Donald Trump
In trading, greed is also a much talk about subject, we have been told countless time not to be greedy. Greed leads to overtrading, bad discipline and poor money management. Greed can make a trader risk much more than he should in order to make more and more. Risking too much only leads to a quicker downfall.
Profit for the special account came back down to S$10,177.00. I have been struggling these 2 months with my poor performance, I have been wrong in my view, I have been stubborn to hold on to some lousy positions and most important I have not been focused. Still holding 3 Topix/Nikkei spread, waiting for a correction to get out.