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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How to deal with fear when trading

There are a couple of questions that I didn’t get to answer fairly well during the Q&A session of my presentation at the Tradersfest event organized by Rayner at tradingwithrayner.com. So I thought I’d address that here, and, think out loud for a few minutes.

Here goes….

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Top skill you need to develop as a trader

Top skill you need to develop as a trader

I receive a lot of emails these days, from people from different walks of life who are either starting their journey as traders or who have been at it for a couple of years without having experienced any kind of major success. And so, the question that I often get is this…

What are the top mental skills I need to possess to thrive in this field?”

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How I failed my way to market success!

Durable success in trading comes from self-knowledge

This is a guest post I originally wrote for Brandon Clay at Tradingstory.com

If there was an award to be won when it comes to how much one has failed in the markets, I think I would be the clear winner! To give you some context around this statement, I have to start from the beginning…

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Do this and you will reduce your learning curve as a trader

Preparation + Opportunity + Showing up = Luck
 For a lot of people, the key to achieving durable success in the markets has to do with hard work, focus, persistence, 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. It is this very special something that is essential for building any new skill. In fact, it is a critical factor in trading success and in any other performance-based field.

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