It is the Adventurers Who Accomplish Great Things, 12/05/05
My grandfather used to say, "You have to know when a job is done. You have to know when you're finished."
It is good to ask of a trading system portfolio, a methodology and individual trading systems:
"Is my job here finished? Have I reached the point of diminishing returns?"
"Does the potential in other markets exceed the potential of pushing further with what I'm doing now?"
"Will a change in markets help me to learn and invent new methodologies that will carry me beyond the ever-changing cycles?"
One of my favorite paintings is subtitled, "It is the Adventurers Who Accomplish Great Things," and it shows a very young boy setting off an adventure with his whimsical friends -
On to the next.