For many individuals today seeking financial freedom and flexibility with their schedule, the idea of trading for a living seems only like a dream. The good news is, trading for a living is a possibility if you are willing to study the market, put in the work and handle some of the realities of trading for a living.
The problem of short-termism is systemic. Managers will only invest for the long-term if investors evaluate companies based on their long-term value. But, investors will only gather long-term information if they can use such information - which requires them to have the freedom to trade on it in the short-term.