Tag Archives: Trading Psychology

How Successful Day Traders Manage Their Emotions

Even the most successful investors manage their emotions with great difficulty. Before getting into the how’s, it’s important to discuss the why’s. It’s also important to discuss the difficulties and the consequences of failing to manage emotions. Manic Recession: How Bubbles are Burst It’s pretty difficult to forget the housing bubble that began in 2007. […]

Dealing With Stress and Finding Success in Day Trading

We’ve all heard the success stories of the world’s best traders. These are printed in newspapers and shared online, and everyone who runs into them is likely wishing in secret that they’d chosen a life of trading. What isn’t printed in the papers or shared online as often are the pitfalls of trading, specifically those […]

A Quick and Simple Guide to the Best Trading Advice Out There

There’s a lot of information floating around out there on how to make a million bucks as a day trader. Some of these little advice nuggets are great, don’t get me wrong — but there aren’t really any comprehensive guides filled with actually good suggestions about day trading success. You’ll either find low-effort listicles that […]

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 — […]

Trading Psychology: 5 Core Traits of Successful Traders

Traders feel equipped as they familiarize themselves the inner workings of stocks and market fundamentals. They may understand the benefits and limitations of technical analysis and can dissect patterns, trading volume and make sense of price movements but it is not enough to become a successful trader. Traders find themselves in high-intensity situations, darting in […]

The 14 Emotional Stages Of Trading Psychology

Despite our best efforts to avoid it, there is no denying that there is an emotional rollercoaster that traders ride thanks to the market cycles. Traders want to maximize gains and minimize losses. However, it is easier said than done especially when factors like emotions come to play. And because lifeless robots do not run […]

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 […]

Prepare To Be Unprepared!

Livetraders.com has helped many novice and experienced traders realize their dream of mastering the markets for both income and wealth. However, despite Livetraders.com’s comprehensive educational offerings being among the best in the industry, a large number of traders still fail to realize their goals and eventually quit. With such knowledgeable and experienced instructors, how is it […]

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 […]