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Dealing With Market Uncertainty – A Short Guide

Dealing With Market Uncertainty – A Short Guide

We all want certainty in our lives. It is a wonderful thing to have order to our lives, to know what to expect, and to feel safe, but as traders, it is not always easy to get those things.

The market likes to throw chaos our way. Uncertainty is in its nature.

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A Trader’s Biggest Competition

A Trader's Biggest Competition

There are many reasons why traders have a hard time being (and staying) profitable. I’ve explored many of those reasons in depth on this blog. But as of yet, I haven’t talked about our default mode of measuring and comparing ourselves (and our lives) to others.

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8 Lessons Trading Taught Me About Life

8 Lessons Trading Taught Me About Life

Trading is, in truth, a multi-leveled experience. Learning it can change your life in some profound ways.

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A Month In The Life Of A Traveling Trader

Day trading Spy

In today’s post, I want to share a passage from my book, Around The World, Day Trading The SPY.

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How To Trade Like A Zen Monk

How To Trade Like A Zen Monk

“You only lose what you cling to.”

The above phrase is often attributed to the Buddha, though, some scholars say there is no record of him ever saying that. But whether the Buddha actually uttered that phrase or not, in Buddhist epistemologies, it is well understood that most of our troubles stem from our attachment to things that we mistakenly see as permanent.

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The Pros And Cons Of Hanging Out In A Traders Chatroom

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Hanging Out In A Trader’s Chatroom

As a trader, one of the best ways to improve is to surround yourself with people who have similar interests and who maybe have achieved what you’re looking to achieve. This is the reason many people will join a traders chatroom at some point.

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Need To Adhere To Your Trading Plan

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need To Adhere To Your Trading Plan

Following your trading plan should be your number one priority.

Okay, we all know that. But why –why is it so important to follow your plan?

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Quick Lesson — What Most New traders Don’t Get About Probabilities

Quick Lesson -- What Most New traders Don't Get About Probabilities

As I sit back and reflect on my journey as a trader, where I was and where I am today, I can clearly point out the things I didn’t get right at first. For instance, one of the fundamental lessons that I’ve learned and come to accept is that certainty in the market is an illusion.

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