Archive for category: Stress

10 Ways To Manage Trading Stress

28 Jan
January 28, 2014

  Stay calm. Never trade position sizes that cause you increased anxiety. Stay within your comfort zone. Keep perspective. Keep in mind that one losing trade does not a failure make. If you are risking 1% of your trading capital, it should only be one of the next 100 trades. Stay comfortable. Make sure you […]

How I was Wrong but Still Made Money Today

08 Nov
November 8, 2012

          “Plans are plans until they aren’t. Don’t confuse trading ideas with prophecy. You don’t know the future. Unless you cause it.” -Curtis Faith This morning I went in very biased about buying Apple long, my mind was clouded with the support level of the 50 week moving average holding up […]

Ten Different Types Of Traders. Which One Are You?

30 Oct
October 30, 2012

          In the markets there are many different types of traders and many motivations that drive them.  Everyone has heard of  different types of traders based on their trading method: Swing Traders, Day Traders, Momentum Traders, etc. But what about different types of traders based on their psychology, their purpose And […]

Trading: Mistakes versus Losses. 10 BIG MISTAKES

16 Oct
October 16, 2012

          Lose your money,but keep your discipline. Trading is about following a method, system, or rules that give you an advantage over other market participants in the long run. There are good bets and bad bets. There are traders who follow a trading plan with discipline and others that start trading […]

If ‘FIGHT CLUB’ Was About Trading, These Would Be The RULES

10 Oct
October 10, 2012

          Like in the movie ‘Fight Club’ where there was a secret group of ‘fighters’ that loved what they did there is also a group of ‘traders’ in the market that love what they do so much that they win. In the markets there is a club of traders that make […]