The 2012 Buttonwood Gathering will convene leaders in finance, economics, business, academia and government to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities of the next chapter of the global economy. Chaired by The Economist’s Editor in chief, John Micklethwait, The Buttonwood Gathering is designed for business leaders from a variety of industries who rely on a deep understanding of global financial markets and key drivers of the global economy.            
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I recently read an article written by Peter Noel Murray on psychologytoday.com.  Peter’s article was about how memories of experience influence behavior.  I think there are some important analogies to be made by traders in the concepts Dr. Murray is presenting.  Let me present an excerpt of what he says and then I’ll make some comments.  Here is a snippet of what he mentions: The point that Dr. Murray makes is that you can have a series of good experiences that can be overwritten by a single bad experience.  If the experience is threatening enough, there is a hidden part
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