Here's Why I Hold this Trader at Par with Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch

Jan 9, 2020

Rahul Shah, Editor, Profit Hunter

The idea of having an investment edge strikes me as very powerful. In fact, it is the thing I am most certain about in a field riddled with uncertainties.

I firmly believe that successful investing is all about having an edge and the ability to deploy it consistently over a long period of time.

Much before the idea of investing in companies with strong moats came to him, Warren Buffett's edge was all about doing a deep dive into financial statements. He was always looking for that one profit making insight that the rest of the investing community was simply ignoring.

And then when his corpus became too big, his edge shifted. It shifted from buying deep value stocks to buying bullet proof franchises.

Peter Lynch's edge was identifying growth stocks while they were still in their infancy. He wasn't averse to losing 25%, 50% or even 100% of his investment. He was confident these losses won't have a big impact so long as he had winners that grew 5-fold, 10-fold, and even 100-fold.

And he was right. He racked up a solid long-term track record doing mostly this.

However, one of the most colorful instances of having an edge doesn't come from investing. It comes from the game of roulette.

And it is the one that involved the maverick mathematician and quant Ed Thorpe and fellow legendary MIT professor Claude Shannon.

Turns out, they smuggled a wearable computer inside a casino because they had figured a way to acquire an edge in Russian roulette.

Yes, the very same game where a player is almost guaranteed to lose if he plays it too many times.

The idea involved making a guess based on the science behind the motion of the roulette ball. The process involved feeding data into the computer based on the location of the ball. This data was then analyzed, and output given in the form of a number the ball is most likely to stop at.

The process worked brilliantly. However, the computer's delicate structure prevented it from being used extensively.

Now, I'm not writing to you about designing the perfect computer. I want to highlight how people can go to any extent to acquire an edge...and how this edge can really lead to fantastic long-term returns.

There is one particular gentleman in Equitymaster whose edge in trading I really admire and who has a history going back many years of deploying it with amazing results.

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Vijay Bhambwani may not be your feisty, super aggressive trader. In fact, he can easily pass off as a learned professor. However, beneath this soft exterior lurks a razor-sharp money-making mind.

Vijay was convinced quite early on in his career that he didn't want someone else to control how much money he made or what he did with his time.

Therefore, in the 1980s, he started teaching himself how to trade. He went through the trading strategies of other successful traders and read countless books on trading.

It was hard work...

But it gave him a solid edge over other traders on Dalal Street.

You see, back then there were no computers.

He had to map out all his charts by hand...

He had to understand the reason behind every up or down move...

He had to analyse every data point down to its core...

And more than just reading the data in front of him, he had to understand the logic behind it.

This trained his mind to look beyond the surface and seek out hidden patterns and behaviors that trigger a trading opportunity.

As time passed, he got better at trading and the big money started rolling in!

That is when he invented his weekly cash strategy.

Subscribers who've bought into his strategy are already enjoying some great returns. I am talking about trades like

  • 10.3% from Crude oil futures in 1 day
  • 8.9% from Nickel futures in 1 day
  • 4.4% from Aluminium futures in 2 days

And many more.

But this is just the beginning. I am sure with the edge he has over most of the traders in the market and with the experience behind deploying this edge, things can only get better for his subscribers.

However, Vijay is not the one to rest on past laurels. He has identified a brand-new strategy - A new investment edge.

It is a blueprint to help you make thousands of rupees in regular income for yourself in a very short period of time. You could call it 'instant income'.

This secret strategy is used by institutional investors regularly to mint millions in profit.

But the aam investor or trader is clueless about it.

Vijay believes its high-time that individual investors like you also have access to profitable instant income opportunities.

This is why I highly recommend you join Vijay Bhambwani's free Instant Income Summit on Tuesday, 21st January.

That's where Vijay will reveal his brand-new income strategy which you can use to gain your own edge over other traders in the market.

Warm regards,

Rahul Shah
Rahul Shah
Editor, Profit Hunter
Equitymaster Agora Research Private Limited (Research Analyst)

PS: On Tuesday, 21 January, India' #1 trader, Vijay Bhambwani, will reveal a highly profitable, time-tested strategy, to make instant income from the market. Join Vijay at the Instant Income Summit. Register for free here.

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1 Responses to "Here's Why I Hold this Trader at Par with Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch"

Niranjan Hanasoge

Jan 9, 2020

You mean regular roulette, not Russian roulette. Russian roulette is played with a revolver loaded with one bullet, the other chambers being empty.

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