Tag Archives: trading mindset

Overcoming a Bad Trading Day

We’ve all been there. Trade 1 stops out, trade 2 stops out and maybe even trade 3 stops out. Not exactly the way you had envisioned the day going before the market opened. But the truth is, down days are part of the business. Don’t ever let someone tell you they ‘never’ lose or ‘never’ […]

5 Key Factors to Building a Strong Mindset for Trading (and Overall) Success

In the world of trading, you have to have strong mental acuity to succeed. Many new traders don’t realize that stock trading is a very mentally challenging task. Aspects like trading psychology require an understanding of your own mind and the minds of others. It’s not all facts, figures and a pinch of luck — […]

Killer Thoughts: The Victim Mentality

  How do you view your world? Is it a fantastic place where you can become anything you want, or is it a horror movie that just won’t end? You see, our beliefs and opinions shape our world, not the other way around! People who let their environment control their outcome in life are simply […]

The Confident Trader

Do you ever wonder what separates an average trader from a great trader? In my opinion, there are two very important things that differentiate these two types of traders: Discipline and Confidence. Today, I would like to focus on the latter. Being a confident trader is paramount to succeeding. Quite frankly, without it, it will […]

Being Human: Trader Strength or Weakness

There are many aspiring, as well as seasoned traders out there who are trying to earn a living in the markets each day. However, the vast majority of them struggle to ever make a profit, let alone make enough money to pay the bills. Therefore, if technical charts are so simple and so easy to […]