Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. So, it's quite a luxury that our closest friends often are our enemies in fantasy sports. Understanding their tendencies and preferences is the easiest way to get a leg up in your dynasty league.
As opposed to real General Managers, we can view our players more in terms of investments. We do not need to consider locker room dynamics, contract issues, or even the chemistry effects of continually trading players. While somewhat dehumanizing, it more closely resembles the world of stock trading. In fact, we sometimes refer to players as "shares," a term taken directly from investment jargon.