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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Mind Over Market —Mark Douglas Interview

Mark Douglas is certainly one of the greatest authors of trading psychology literature. For this post, I wanted to share a video interview he did for Wise Trade TV where he discusses his ideas about trading and the market in general. This is an interview you don’t want to miss. It is full of insights and will lead you to some AHA moments.

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Six Great Lessons You Should Implement In 2018

Six Great Lessons You Should Implement In 2018

Happy New Year my friends! It’s that time of year that brings renewed optimism for change; it’s when we usually find it easier to start afresh, with a blank slate, and think about the possibilities that the new year holds for us.

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How to Follow your Trading Plan in 2018 with Laser Focus

How to Follow your Plan in 2018 with Laser Focus

Wow! 2017 has been one hell of a year. My results for trading vary a lot from year to year. Some years I’m profitable, some years I’m not. This year has been phenomenal for me, especially on the day trading side.

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I am A Trader And A Meditator —Here’s Why You Should Also Pick Up A Meditation Practice

I am A Trader And A Meditator —Here's Why You Should Also Pick Up A Meditation Practice

In today’s post, I want to share a passage from my book, Zero To Hero.

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20 Quotes By Napoleon Hill To Help You Think And Grow Rich

20 Quotes By Napoleon Hill To Help You Think And Grow Rich

If you’re a trader or an aspiring one, you certainly have an interest in success, and if so, Napoleon Hill will need no introduction.

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I’m A Self-made Profitable Trader, And Here’s The Best Advice I Can Give You About Trading

I'm A Self-made Profitable Trader, And Here's The Best Advice I Can Give You About Trading

I’ve failed monumentally as a trader for years, but now I am finally trading successfully. So people often ask me:

  • How did you manage to turn your results around?
  • What’s the one best piece of advice you can give me about trading?
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The Trader’s Guide To Happiness

The Trader’s Guide To Happiness

For most of us, our ultimate goal is happiness.

That is why we trade.

We want more time and money so that we can manufacture happiness for ourselves and the people we care about.

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Become A Master At Trading: A 5-Step Process

Become A Master At Trading: A 5-Step Process

[This is an old post from 2015 that I’ve recycled and updated. It was originally written in its entirety on my iPhone while I was at the airport waiting for my flight. ]

For many, the key to achieving consistent profitability in the markets has to do with hard work, persistence, vision, focus, confidence, courage… but I’m here to tell that these are all by-products of something else — something much more powerful that we can all develop.

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