Spotlight: The Tattoos (and other body works) of Special Collections
On Friday I reblogged and responded to former UWM Special Collections staff member Amelia Klem Osterud’s defense of those who sport visible tattoos in the professional workplace
(she is pictured at top). Amelia worked for me first as a graduate student assistant, and then as my full-time office manager for several years. After earning her MLIS, she became the Head of Access Services and Archives and later the Interim Library Director at Carroll University for another several years. She is currently a Branch Manager for the Milwaukee Public Library and is the author of the very popular book The Tattooed Lady: A History, now in its second edition. Amelia is a highly accomplished scholar and library administrator, and a consummate professional. Yet, for some reason, she still has to deal with the issue of being taken seriously because of her tattoos. She writes: “How do we change this? … . We continue to be professionals, we continue
to not let our tattoos define who we are. We continue to do what we need
to do, and also get tattoos.”
My own current staff take this call to action very seriously. Most are adorned with quite visible tattoos and piercings, and they all accomplish their work just as if – wouldn’t you know – they didn’t have tattoos. I present some of them here from top to bottom:
Cameron, Art History graduate student and SC fieldworker Tattoos on upper arm and both forearms
Alice, full-time SC Library Services Assistant (holds an MA and MFA in Creative Writing) Crow tattoo on lower forearm (she also wears a lovely silver nose ring)
Alex, SC undergraduate assistant Color tattoo on forearm
Kalani, Information Studies graduate student and SC intern Tooth tattoo on upper arm, nose ring, and ear plugs (also variously colored hair)
Elizabeth, Information Studies graduate student and SC intern White Rose tattoo on upper arm
These represent the next generation of professional leaders. They all have very visible tattoos. Probably long past time we got used to it.
The most challenging form of trading is day trading. It is extremely addictive but more interesting. With the advent of online day trading, retail traders constantly clash with professionals in the financial markets.
What are the foundations of day trading?
Image = A stock chart displaying a typical day
trading setup that adheres to the day trading
Day trading is entirely distinct from swing trading and scalping. Indeed, a day trader does not possess identical mindset like other traders. He is agile as a cat. Professional traders understand their genuine trade structures, risk threshold and the properties of the assets people are day trading. Furthermore, they master their entries. An intraday trader is a specialist who expertly adopt the ensuing four foundations.
1/ accurate timing, 2/ awareness of the time of the day, 3/ trade management, 4/ and the adherence to the three market patterns.
Accurate day trading timing
A day trader does not take unto himself the entire day to reach a decision. Therefore, the preparation for day trading will simplify one’s task. He or she must dodge quite a few day trading faults throughout the market session to stay away from depleting trading account.
The first hurdle is to time buy or sell orders on the edge of a trend line, support or resistance levels at a low-risk entry point. This passion with accuracy grants real time traders the the urge to engage in many trades within two to four hours per trading session.
The conventional time for day trading is the first two-hour-period just as soon as London, New York and Hong Kong stock markets open.
Day traders ought to bypass the gap space between the indicated period up to the subsequent opening bell. For illustration, if one is day trading during the earliest two hours when London opens (8AM to10AM), one will cease from 10Am until New York opens at 14.30PM.
The objective is to evade misleading trade setups that oftentimes emerge during such time as the market is readjusting itself for the NY session. One is further managing frequent rush in volatility that matches high impact economic news between 13.30PM and 14.30PM (London time).
Indeed, most retail day traders are oblivious of those market protocols. The Indicated traders routinely take on high-risks that wash out their earlier winnings.
After the gap period, one can additionally trade during the closing hour.
Day Trading management
Day trading necessitates a comprehensive attention, but also discipline. Disciplined day traders are always ready to close bullish trade in the first and the nearest support. That which is the minimum profit; one would secure or take. Others likewise, agree that the least target for bearish trades is at that earliest and imminent support level. Those sharp market players hastily submit their stop loss to the breakeven spot to avoid that a successful trade becomes negative.
Aside from those easy day trading rules, intelligent day traders usually implement the 5% money management rule. For instance, people will stay away from speculating more than $10000 if their trading account is $200000. The present tactic habitually safeguards them against undesirable market events that can clean out trading account without prior signs.
Furthermore, one of some pitfalls of day trading is large losses. Accordingly, professional day traders sliced wastes before all mature into monstrous ones. The purpose is to subdue losing trades as soon as possible.
In this attempt, day traders also avail themselves of adequate stop losses between ten to thirty pips for low volatile stocks. Nevertheless, they will use bigger stop losses for major volatile stocks, merely only for trade setups that allow highly rewarding risk-reward ratio. It is imperative to remember that their trade management significantly enrich their overall survival as profitable market members.
Day trading and three market patterns
The most well-guarded code to a thriving day trading is the market patterns. Key point one ought to grasp:
1/ a day trader must identify the market pattern on the setup, signal and entry time frames, 2/ he or she should not infringe it on any time frame, 3/ he or she must arrange the entry time frame with the signals.
Here are the three market patterns: 1/ the rising channel, 2/ declining channel, 3/ and the horizontal channel.
Suppose the trade setup is price retested the edge of the lower band of a soaring channel after exhibiting a higher high on the four-hour chart.
Wherever, one adopts the thirty-minute chart as the signal time frame, a bullish signal will be the retest of the current bearish channel after the price breakout of that declining channel.
To finish the top down trading strategy, a day trader may use the five-minute chart as an accurate entry. In that instance, the entry will be the price retesting a declining channel on the edge after cracking out (including the common sense trend line is also broken).
To improve day trading, one must gradually learn to master day trading’s foundations. They are easy, but one requires disciple and patience to reach maturity. Surely, one will start improving as
soon as one begin to implement the foundations of day trading.
Here’s the first installment in a series that’s been in the works for months - How To Understand Zoos.
WADTT gets a lot of questions about the quality/credentials of difference zoological facilities, aquariums, rescues, and sanctuaries. Rather than answering all of those questions on a case-by-case basis, we’re creating a resource to teach people who aren’t in the field of animal management what they need to know to accurate access the facilities they visit.
This installment deals with accreditations and what they tell you about a facility’s mission, goals, quality of animal are, education, conservation involvement, and professional ethics.
Future installments will cover topics such as the history of zoo design, facility layout and evolution, animal management practices, training, enrichment, breeding programs and conservation projects, “shows” and animal presentations, and more.
An updated version of a plushie I did a few years ago. :D Marty McFly from Back to the Future, complete with his own hoverboard. ;D Hope you guys dig him! <3
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