Eastern Exposure

OPENING CROSS

Being raised on a farm, I grew up forecasting the weather using the proverb "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning." So imagine my surprise when a Hong Kong native recently told me that he had grown up using the same proverb—in reverse.

One thing it taught me is that cultures can be very similar and yet fundamentally different—like in the trading world, where we may see the same indicators, but interpret them differently. And the success of our decis

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