Nick’s Note: Today, we take a look into the mind of one of the best big-picture thinkers in our business, Strategic Investor editor E.B. Tucker.
E.B. knows how to spot big trends—and make the right moves to book huge profits. Recently, he put two of the world’s most lucrative trends on our radar: legal sports betting and America’s “new energy metals.”
Below, E.B. reveals how he gets his edge… how it’s led him to some of the biggest calls of his career… and how you can start applying it to your own strategy…
By E.B. Tucker, editor, Strategic Investor
On Monday morning, September 22, 2008, about a half-hour before the stock market opened, I made a decision that changed my life…
“Sell LNC at market on the open,” I said, my voice straining through the cell phone. My intellect nearly stopped me. But my gut compelled me to act.
“Are you sure you want to do this?” asked Gene, my stock broker at the time. Gene was taking a ferry to an exclusive golf course on the North Carolina coast and had a terrible cell connection. I’m sure making this sell order was the last thing he wanted to do.