Dever included several insightful and amusing anecdotes regarding the irrationality of traditional investments and flawed analysis. My favorite — one I have heard before — is how people would not invest with his commodity fund because commodities are risky.
Even if you do everything right in your first few trades and make money, you still have to pay the bills. Just like every business, trading has costs. Here are some to be aware of before you make your first trade.