Tag Archives: trading psychology

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Why you should set your expectations straight when trading

At the end of the day, the fact that trading is a process (a journey composed of successes and failures) is one of the most important elements of this endeavor you need to recognize and grasp. Whatever you do, as you keep on growing as a trader, expect process, not outcome.

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Quotes

The Original Mind and its empty nature

This is a passage from a short book I’m currently reading. Ajahn Chah, the author, explains beautifully in few words what afflicts us as humans. And to my lack of surprise, it’s something a lot of people fail to explain in, sometimes, 300+ pages books…

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Videos

Trading is Meditation

Meditating while trading the markets… Is it possible?

Pull up a chart on your screen and let’s try a little exercise.

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Long Posts

6 lessons my meditation practice taught me about trading the markets

Mindfulness dissolves the walls that mindlessness builds

I’ve been a trader since late 2006. I run my trading business full-time and that is how I make my living. I’ve learned more in the past 10 years than I have at any other point in my life, and I expect the lessons, the mistakes, the failures, and the successes (all intimately intertwined) to continue.

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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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Long Posts

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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