Mark Minervini is a legendary stock trader featured in Jack Schwager's book "Stock Market Wizards: Interviews with America's Top Stock Traders". USA).

In the book, Schwager writes: "Minervini's performance is truly astounding. Most traders and capital managers would be delighted to have Minervini's worst year - a 128% gain - as his best year. their."


Starting with just a few thousand dollars, Mark Minervini turned his personal trading account into millions of dollars, averaging 220% profit per year for more than 5 consecutive years with only one losing quarter; an amazing 33,500% total return.

He entered the U.S Investing Championship in 1997 with his own $250,000 account to show the power of his own SEPA trading strategy.

He has traded with highly leveraged futures and options traders using a long portfolio to win the investment battle. real money with 155% annual return. To his surprise, his triple digit trading performance was almost DOUBLE the performance of the nearest capital manager competitor.


Mark Minervini is the author of best-selling books like "Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard" and "Think and Trade Like a Champion". champion) - both are on BookAuthority's “Best Stock Market Books of All Time” list. He also appeared in the book "Momentum Masters - A Roundtable Interview with Super Traders".

In addition, Minervini also runs Minervini Private Access for students and those interested in reviewing his real-time transaction analysis and decisions.

Here are the 10 best personal trading philosophies by market wizard Mark Minervini

1. "Long-term success in the stock market has nothing to do with hope or luck. Winning stock traders have rules and a thoughtful plan. In contrast, losers often lack rules, or if they have rules, they don't stick with them for too long, but deviate from them." - Mark Minervini

2. "In a tough trading environment, your profits will be smaller and less frequent than in a healthy market. When this happens, remember the four words "Risk Adjustment" "Always think of risk in relation to reward. You have to adjust your risk as a function of potential reward." - Mark Minervini


3. "The expected value is the percentage of winning trades multiplied by your average profit, divided by the percentage of losing trades times your average loss. Maintain an expected value. positive and you'll be a winner. The results went from average to excellent when I made the final choice that I would turn every trade I made into a wise risk/reward decision." - Mark Minervini

4. "There is really no wise reason to increase your trade size if your positions are losing money." - Mark Minervini

5. "Better to lose correctly than to win improperly." - Mark Minervini

6. "When you sell half, if the stock goes higher, you can say to yourself, "Thank goodness I kept half." If the stock went down, you'd say, "Thank you. Thank goodness, half sold." Psychologically, both directions are win-win." - Mark Minervini

7. "Not losing big is the most important factor in winning big. As a speculator, losing is not an option, but a choice is how much you will lose." - Mark Minervini

8. "You mustn't risk more than you can expect; otherwise, you're putting the odds against you and that's gambling." - Mark Minervini

9. "Never stray from the basics of rule number one - always go with a plan." - Mark Minervini

10. "No matter what natural aptitude or talent someone is born with, success in the marketplace comes from concerted effort and a willingness to allow the learning curve to unfold, no matter what How long does it take?" - Mark Minervini