In regards to trading, I believe financial markets are not random (long term) and though being unable to predict their direction at any one given time, they do possess various behaviours that are more probable than others.
Statistics validate our ability to exploit an advantage/edge through the probability of certain TECHNICAL patterns and price action characteristics repeating themselves over the long term which allows a trader to extrapolate a positive expectancy system within the financial markets.
Applying these principals under a prudent respect for risk and a stringent money management scheme is ultimately whom will be in full realization of these opportunities and therefore can be paid a handsome sum by the market.
Ultimately, I am not on concerned with being right or wrong, the markets will dictate the answer. But instead, the realization of knowing there is much, I do not know…..
“I can live with doubt, uncertainty and not knowing. I think it’s much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong. I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different degrees of certainty about different things, but I’m not absolutely sure of anything. I don’t have to know an answer, I’m not frightened of the not knowing”
Professor Richard Feynman
And acknowledge this we must…..