Category Archives for "Coffee With Markus"

How To Get Consistent Results

https://youtu.be/e39voQttDhg This article is about how to generate consistent results no matter what you do in life whether you're trading, investing in real estate or anything else. We're going to talk about what I found and how YOU can produce consistent results! Right now I’m traveling, as tomorrow I’m giving one of my boot camps. My team is currently setting up in the hotel, and they’re using a system. And that’s exactly what I want to talk to you about today - having a system. It doesn't really matter what you do, you need a system. First of all, 'system' is an acronym and it stands for: Save Yourself Stress,

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3 Trading Indicators (and Settings) I Use When Trading

The first share I invested in was with Volkswagen and that was the beginning of my trading career. After trial and error, I ‘cracked the code’ to trading and became more and more successful. This has led me to teaching others how to trade and find financial freedom. I am often asked what makes me different than all the other traders out there and usually I laugh and say “nothing,” but the truth is, with trading I think it important that you find something that works for you. Every trader is different. For me, a combination of 3 indicators works very well. I swing trade stocks and options and I

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Part 1: Goal Setting Workshop

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Goal Setting We all know that people who have goals are more successful. So it's obvious that we should have goals. right? Here’s a scary fact: According to the best research, less than 3 percent of Americans have written goals. So what’s holding them back? Why wouldn't we set goals, if we know that they're so powerful? What IS the best way to set goals? And most importantly: What's the best way to ensure you achieve your goals? THAT’s what we are going to talk about in this article. So let's get started! We all know how powerful goals are, so why wouldn’t

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Daylight Savings Time Explained

Daylight savings time started this weekend! Why? Because in 1895 New Zealand entomologist George Vernon Hudson was outside collecting bugs. Yes, BUGS! He wrote a proposal to shift the clocks in the winter to give everyone more sunlight, to collect MORE bugs. The kicker? That’s not how physics works! Changing the clocks doesn’t actually give us more sunlight. It wasn’t even used until 1916 when Germany put it in to practice. They weren’t collecting bugs, but wanting to save coal to feed the war machines. They thought daylight savings time would conserve energy by urging people to stay out later and use less artificial lighting. So Monday morning when you

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Warren Buffett Quotes For Investing and Life 2018

When I’m at my live events, I ask people, “Who is the most famous investor in the world?” and all of them say, “Warren Buffett.” Warren Buffett is the most famous investor in the world. He is worth 90 BILLION dollars! But how did he get so rich? What's going on in his head? Let’s take a look! Here are the 5 best quotes from Warren Buffett that reveal how he thinks Number 5: "Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful." This is one of the core principles of Warren Buffet’s investment strategy, and I like it. The idea is to buy when everybody else is

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Stock Market Crash Predictions for 2018

In this article I’m going to cover 3 things around stock market crash predictions for 2018: Is the stock market going to crash? When will we see the next market crash? What can you do to protect yourself? When talking to people at my live events, they often tell me that they worry about the next stock market crash. They worry that they will lose a good chunk of their retirement account – again as some already did in 2008. They ask me, “How can I protect myself from the next crash. Is it coming? And if so, when?” So let’s get started and take a look at the facts

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How To Start Investing In The Stock Market With Little Money

  People often tell me that they want to start investing in the stock market with little money and ask if they can start with as little as $100.  When I ask why they want to start with little money they give me 1 of 2 reasons: They simply DON'T have much money to invest They're afraid to lose money when trading stocks and want to start with a small amount But how much money do you really need to start investing in the stock market? Let’s talk about losing money when trading first First of all, there’s a HUGE difference between the amount of money you are INVESTING and

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You Can’t Save Your Way to Financial Freedom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XjnPSA1wbU You can NOT save your way to financial freedom and I’ll prove it to you! People come to me because they feel stuck in their lives, and they want to know what exactly I did to become a multi-millionaire who is now traveling the world and enjoying life! When I talk to people at my live events, they often tell me that they worry about retirement. They often say that they tried to save up money for retirement, but that it doesn’t seem to be enough. I understand. Trust me, for many years I fell for the same trap. You have heard it: “You have to spend less money

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How To Read More Books In A Month

I bet that you can read 10 books a month, and in this article, I will show you how. When I talk to people at my live events, they often tell me that they feel stressed. They feel there’s just not enough time in the day. They tell me that they WANT to read more books to learn a new skill, but that they don’t have time. They feel stuck and sometimes hopeless, because they know one thing: “If you don’t change nothing, nothing will change.” So how can you find the time to read more books and become smarter? Let me ask you: Do you want to read more

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Sailing and The Stock Market - You Have To Be Ready!

How does sailing relate to the stock market? I'll tell you! This morning I was at Buzzard's Bay by New Bedford with my kids at the biggest regatta yet. The kids had gotten up at 6:30 AM and left the house at 7:30 am just to be by the Bay at 8:00 am. They were ready to launch at 9:30 am, amongst 180 other boats, but the weather didn't permit it and we had to wait. Unfortunately, the regatta had to be postponed 🙁 Here's where I'm going with this... While the kids were ready to sail, the sea was not. It's obviously dangerous to sail with bad weather, and sometimes

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How Apple got us to pay so much for the new iPhone.

$1,500 dollars for a phone?! Let us talk about how Apple got us to pay so much for the new iPhone.   Apple has slowly increased the price of an iPhone since 2007.   And last year it made a big leap: Apple announced the iPhone X for $999 – until then, the most expensive iPhone ever. Do you know why it’s called iPhone X? The “X” stands for “expensive!” And yes, it was a shock to many, but we bought it regardless of the price. A year later, after the shock of a thousand dollar smartphone is gone, Apple made another jump. It’s September 2018, and Apple just announced

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Traveling First Class with JetBlue Mint

I got on a midnight flight from Seattle traveling to Boston. Night flights can be a little daunting. But there are three things that make flying a lot more fun! First thing is TSA Pre zip through security. I love that! The other thing that makes traveling much more fun is access to lounges. I have access to American Express Centurion, but unfortunately, it is closed when I arrived. So maybe not this time. And the next thing that makes traveling so much fun is flying Mint Class in JetBlue! It is pretty cool! I don’t have neighbors, because I have my own space and a lot of room for

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Leaving Seattle

I just finished one of my three-day live events in Seattle and it was amazing! We showed fifty-four people how to trade stocks and options. I'm still wired up because I have been talking for three days. I'm excited to do these kinds of events where I can be with traders and show them what I do in my trading. The event hall’s wall is plastered with information. Even though I have a PowerPoint presentation I still love writing on a flip chart when teaching!  I used all the paper because I had so many important notes to share with my live audience. Have you ever wondered what happens during these

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Coffee with Markus Season 2 Episode 9 Making Money on the Beach

When I am traveling with my clients, I use a ten thousand dollar account for live trading. Why ten thousand dollars? Well, because that is what most people have and we want to trade for real.   This time, I’m at the beach and I was trading with my private client behind the dunes.   My client and I made $190 based on a $10,000 account. That's 1.9%. Let's just say 2%.   Now you don't have to make this every day. Now, you don't have to make this every day. What if you just would make it every week? This means that over the course of a year, you

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Coffee with Markus Season 2 Episode 7 Day 3 of Nationals Preparation

It is the end of the third day of the National Championship and we have to pack up because we need to get ready for the next regatta. The kids are putting their boat in the trailer and we will also put the Harley and the "Toyota Spyder MR2" in there.   We will head north and we will go through New York City and then spend the night somewhere north of New York City and then head to Cape Cod on the next day.   As soon as we arrive we will do the same drill again, that’s unloading and unpacking the boat and the equipment. The kids will

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