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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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How To Beat The Market As A Contrarian Trader

How To Beat The Market As A Contrarian Trader

This is a guest post by Paul Koger from Foxytrades.com

What exactly is contrarian trading? Here’s what you should know.

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What You Need To Know About Discretionary Trading Today

What You Need To Know About Discretionary Trading Today
This is a blog post from 2016 and I’ve updated it to make it more pertinent.

Aspiring traders will often start their journey with a discretionary approach to trading, where they get to decide which trades to make and how to manage them, based on the information available at the time.

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What Is Cryptocurrency and Why Should You Invest In It?

What Is Cryptocurrency and Why Should You Invest In It?

This is a guest post by Megan Frydel from bitemycoin.com

What exactly is cryptocurrency and why should you invest in it? Is it the future of our banking system or is it just another millennial unicorn?

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Why Traders Should Meditate — 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know

Why Traders Should Meditate — 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Meditation

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now.

Although a lot of the earlier studies were flawed and yielded unreliable results, more recent reviews have pointed out many of these flaws with the hope of guiding current research into a more fruitful path.

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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 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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The Day I Learned To Trade

All of men's miseries stem from not being able to sit alone in a quiet room ~ Blaise Pascal

I’ve been trading since 2006. For A Living! Not as a hobby…

The implications are very different. The inner battles (at least their intensity) are not the same. Definitely not!

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