Author Archives: Yvan

I've been trading for a living since 2006. By merging mindfulness (an in-depth study of the mind and its tendencies in the present moment), a good trading process, and an efficient business practice, I went from being a losing trader to a consistently profitable one. Through my work here at Trading Composure, I aim at helping you do the same.
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40 Solid Tweets For Traders That Will Make You Think

40 Solid Tweets For Traders. Number 39 Will Make You Think

This week my Twitter audience shot past the 10k mark.

For this occasion, I’d like to share 40 of my most recent Tweets.

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Stoicism Series 5-5: How To Be A Stoic Trader In 6 Steps

How To Be A Stoic Trader In 6 Steps

So in the previous posts, I shared some quotes from some of Stoicism’s major leaders – Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, and Seneca.

If you don’t know what stoicism is, and if you want to know who these people were, check out part 1 of this 5 part series of articles: What Is Stoicism And How It Can Help You Become A Better Trader

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Stoicism Series 4-5: 30 Quotes By Seneca For Traders

Stoicism Series 4-5: 30 Quotes By Seneca For Traders

If you don’t know who Seneca is and are not familiar with the stoic philosophy, make sure you check out the previous articles.

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Stoicism Series 3-5: 30 Quotes By Epictetus For Traders

Stoicism Series 3-5: 30 Quotes By Epictetus For Traders

In today’s article, I want to share 30 quotes by Epictetus. This is part 3 of the Stoicism Series.

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Stoicism Series 2-5: 30 Quotes By Marcus Aurelius For Traders

The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. ~ Marcus Aurelius

Stoicism is a philosophy that was developed in the times of ancient Greece, and it was practiced by many people, both powerful and not.

If you are not familiar with the philosophy and missed the previous article (Part 1 of this 5 part series of articles on Stoicism), check it out: What Is Stoicism, And How Can It Help You Become A Better Trader.

In today’s article, I want to share 30 quotes by Marcus Aurelius. This is part 2 of the Stoicism Series.

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Stoicism Series 1-5: What Is Stoicism And How It Can Help You Become A Better Trader

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. ~ Seneca

First of all, I want to say this: When people usually think of “philosophy,” they think talking or lecturing, or even reading long, dense books… So their eyes glaze over. It’s the last thing they want, let alone something they need. Especially not in trading.

But this is naive.

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Top Money Quotes For Wise Traders

In trading, your lust for money will lure you into making decisions you'll eventually regret.

I love great quotes. They inspire, motivate, encourage, give direction… Especially those from famous businessmen, thinkers, and maybe celebrities.

Check out some of my favorite money quotes below.

I hope they can help you change your attitude towards money in a positive way.

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The Most Common Obstacle To Trading Mastery, And Its Antidote

In trading, patience is not just a virtue. It’s gold! Sometimes you can accomplish the most by doing nothing.

Impatience is one of the most common forms of resistance to the practice of good trading.

In a way, it represents your mind’s attempts to hold on, to solve a problem where there is none, thereby creating one in that process.

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