Category : Long Posts

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The Most Important Thing A Trader Can Have — It’s Not What You Think

The Most Important Thing A Trader Can Have -- It's Not What You Think

In today’s post, I’m going to talk about the single most important thing you need in your life if you want to be successful, in and out of the market.

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The Right Mindset — Why Traders Need It

The Right Mindset -- Why Traders Need It

While a statistically tested strategy and an efficient money management technique are essential, the right mindset is what glues everything together.

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Annoyed By The Market – A Simple Practice To Flip That Around

Annoyed By The Market – A Simple Practice To Flip That Around

It’s a common thing to be frequently annoyed by the market— let’s be honest, it can irritate the hell out of us!

But what can we do about that?

Well, often the best practice is an internal shift rather than trying to change anything from the outside.

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The Truth About Intuition And How Discretionary Traders Can Improve It

The Truth About Intuition And How Discretionary Traders Can Improve It

A few years ago, I read a fascinating article about U.S soldiers who had been on multiple deployments to Iraq. What was special about those soldiers is that they got to a point where they could predict with amazing accuracy whether or not there was a bomb on the streets waiting to explode.

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Trading — How To Deal With The Naysayers On Your Path To Consistent Profitability

Trading: How To Deal With The Naysayers On Your Path To Consistent Profitability

Trading is a tough game. It’s inherently simple but, for psychological reasons, it is very hard. You wouldn’t get paid the big bucks if it was easy.

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How To Work With Emotions – A Simple Guide For The Emotional Trader

How To Work With Emotions – A Simple Guide For The Emotional Trader

As we all know, emotions are complex experiences.  An emotion involves thoughts, sensations, physical afflicts, colorations of the mind, and, how well we recognize them as they arise in the present (and diffuse them) depends on our level of awareness.

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How To Obliterate Bad Trading Habits In 4 Easy Steps

How To Obliterate Bad Trading Habits In 4 Easy Steps

We humans like to think of ourselves as self-governing, free-willed beings, set apart from other animals by our capacity to choose and to reason. Yet watch people (or even yourself) closely and you will find that we are more instinctual and a lot more like other animals than we care to think.

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What A Rat Experiment Tells Us About Hope

What A Rat Experiment Tells Us About Hope

An interesting experiment was conducted in the 1950s by a scientist named Curt Richter. In that experiment, the man took a dozen domesticated rats and placed them into jars half filled with water.

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