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Perseverance And Trading Success

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” --Winston ChurchillIf you are reading this article then you most probably chose trading as your career. It is the most rewarding business that I can even think of but also it can be one of the most frustrating...

Unbearable Boredom of Trading

Ah, glamorous life of a trader... Shimmering monitors, scrolling news headlines, whispering TV, hot coffee... You are alert, in control, overseeing and managing complicated situations... Suddenly something big develops, you catch a whiff of a big move...

Is Market a Battlefield for You?

Have you ever heard something like "The market is a battle, be ready to fight with all you've got," or "The market is a war," or any variation of this theme? I bet you have, it's a fairly common theme. But is it true, or better question might be: is this...

News - Trade'em or Fade'em?

Having commented lately on the influence the news flow from Europe has on the market and how sensitive this market is to those headlines, I received a very good question which made me realize that I should have written on this topic long ago. Here is...

Profit: How Do You Handle It?

Consistency is a sign of professionalism.Weird question, isn't it You pocket it, you smile, brag, drink, spend on that even bigger screen TV or even smarter phone... right Well, yeah - under one condition: after making that profit you managed to keep...

Analyzing Your Losses

by Adrienne Toghraie, Trader's Coach When a trader analyzes his losses, he learns about himself. If losing profits is not a compelling enough indicator to seek help, he will continue the pattern until he is out of money or it becomes too painful. The...

Repetition

by Adrienne Toghraie, Trader's Coach When you repeat a thought or action over and over it forms a familiar groove in your mind and neurology also known as an anchor. For a trader the results of creating an anchor can be rewarding or diminish profits....

It's Not Always The Obvious

by Adrienne Toghraie, Trader's Coach What is going on that you are not making a profit or not making the profit that you used to earn? Yes, we could say it is because of your computer breaking down, an argument with your best friend, or the fellow who...

Taking Opportunity

by Adrienne Toghraie, Trader's Coach, TradingOnTarget.com   Do you see this time in history as a time for opportunity in the markets or are you coming from a position of fear?  Many of us know someone in our family who went through the Great Depression...

Being Accountable

by Adrienne Toghraie, Trader's Success Coach From the time we are born, most of us learn that we must be accountable for our actions. First it is to our families and then later to our teachers, preachers, coaches, and society.  Since traders are already...

Costly hiccups - do YOU have any?

Continuing our mini-series devoted to trading psychology, let's look into another very common problem traders encounter. One of the most frequent questions I get: "OK, I seem to have mastered a lot, I can extract money from the markets and I have stretch...

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