Archive for category: Trading Psychology

Performance Anxiety For Traders

21 Jan
January 21, 2015

  Performance anxiety for traders is the fear, or persistent phobia which may arise in a trader by the requirement to take a real trade, in real time, with real money whether actually or potentially. There are many causes of this anxiety which many times leave a new trader with too much fear to really […]

2014 Trading Recap

01 Jan
January 1, 2015

    As we all reflect on 2014, it is important to ask ourselves what we learned from the choices that we made while trading. The best way to do this, is to choose your most successful trade and your worst trade of the year. By dissecting the specific actions you took during your trades, […]

35 Top Destroyers of Trading Capital

22 Dec
December 22, 2014

  When I asked my Facebook trading group what was the cause of their biggest trading losses, no one had any trouble remembering those painful and valuable lessons. These top 30 insightful answers will benefit new traders and provide a nice reminder for those with more experience. “What was the cause of the biggest draw […]

Two Traders Enter, One Trader Leaves

17 Dec
December 17, 2014

    There is nothing simple or painless about trading for a living. You have to compete in a rivalrous arena, defeat other gladiators, and not get yourself killed in the process. Here are a few ways to become a better trader and overcome your opponents. Face reality- Spend time analyzing what you do and […]

How To Get In The Top 10% of Traders

09 Dec
December 9, 2014

    Do all the needed homework and research about your trading style before you ever trade any real money. Never trade without a detailed trading plan. You have to know exactly what you will do in response to the price action before the market opens each day. Learn how to maximize winning trades with […]