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How To Use Reflexivity Theory To Trade Like George Soros

How To Use Reflexivity Theory To Trade Like George Soros

George Soros became a legend when he “broke the Bank of England” and made $1 billion in a single day. That day, September 16th 1992, is now referred to as Black Wednesday. And when he was running his fund, Quantum, he averaged 30% a year. Twice he even made over 100% in a single year… How did he do it? Well if you ask him, he attributes a lot of his success to understanding the Theory of...

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Are You Making any of These 3 Trading Psychology Mistakes?

Are You Making any of These 3 Trading Psychology Mistakes?

Many traders with aspirations of becoming a great trader fail because they blow their trading psychology. Let's take a look at 3 of the worst mistakes traders make with respect to trading psychology, and what to do instead. Mistake #1 - Ignoring Trading Psychology Until it is too Late This one is really easy to do, especially since most people think trading is all about the trade setup and...

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So You Missed the Big Brexit Market Moves, Now What?

Let's face it, if you really stink at trading, but still love it and continue to pour money into it, you need this.  If you have blown out numerous accounts, bought every worthless software program and overhyped trading class on the planet, and spent years of your life chasing the "dream" of being a day trader, you need this. It won't cost you a penny to look, in fact we guarantee you will...

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Trading Psychology: Are You in Trading Denial?

Trading Psychology: Are You in Trading Denial?

Have you been caught holding onto a bias in your trading?  Most traders have.  A bias can be highly detrimental to trading, causing wrong trades and missed opportunities. It can trigger mental and emotional events that raise stress levels and can make any situation go from not so good to terrible in a flash. Smart People & Denial Sometimes, even very smart people can be in denial....

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The Importance of Markets and Industry Groups for Small Cap Stocks

The Importance of Markets and Industry Groups for Small Cap Stocks

Did you know that approximately 50 to 70% of the movement of any stock has nothing to do with the fundamentals of that company?  It is estimated that the overall stock markets and the industry group the stock belongs to make up to 70% of the movement for any stock. For small caps, the influence is much more dramatic.  We have seen many promising small caps correct up to two times the...

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Trading Psychology: Let Go Of Controlling Your Trades

Trading Psychology: Let Go Of Controlling Your Trades

When I talk with traders who seek my assistance with their trading challenges a big issue is the challenge to hang on to a good trade. We find it very hard to let a position mature, giving it room to breathe. Day traders in particular know the scenario well: You get into, let’s say a $EUR/USD trade: Price moves in your favour only to retrace two thirds of its move in matter of minutes. At...

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How to Profit during Trading Range Market Conditions

How to Profit during Trading Range Market Conditions

There are 6 Primary Market Conditions, one of which is Trading Range Market Conditions. It tends to be the most problematic for Technical and Retail Traders, mostly because few recognize this unique market condition.   Often times what happens is traders start to experience more whipsaw action, especially Intraday or Swing Trading but they do not know why. This results in trying to find...

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Trading Psychology: Align With The Energy Of The Markets

Trading Psychology: Align With The Energy Of The Markets

The recent sidelining of the markets, followed by the final break down yesterday has tested many trader. If you were long you probably lost money if you were short you probably lost money. I know, it still seems like a paradox to many traders: Understanding the nature of life is the most important thing you can do to align with the markets’ energy. Understanding and tuning into the rhythm of...

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Cut The Noise And Focus On Apple’s True Drivers

Cut The Noise And Focus On Apple’s True Drivers

Narratives are fundamental to the way we process information. Our minds instinctively search for patterns within everything. These patterns are what help us create stories to better understand the world around us. This becomes very useful when it comes to investing. For example, how do you explain the gold rally this year? The gold narrative revolves around the loss of faith in central...

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Trading Psychology: Are You Trading for Profit Or Excitement?

Trading Psychology: Are You Trading for Profit Or Excitement?

There is a general perception among the non-trading public that trading is a very exciting occupation, and that there is a high reward waiting for you if you know how to do it correctly. By high reward, I mean making “a killing”, buying a sports car and a yacht, building a mansion, having a private butler, and so on. Unfortunately, this vision is very far from reality! The fact of the matter...

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What Are You? A Turtle Or A Cheetah Trader?

What Are You? A Turtle Or A Cheetah Trader?

The illusion of speed panders to many a trader’s excitable mind: The mind perceives the slow, steady turtle to be rather boring favouring the excitement of the immensely fast cheetah. Speed is often mistaken as the fast track to monetary gains. It is an issue that has many traders lulled into overtrading, trading off too small a time frame in the hope of achieving quick, repeatable results....

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Trading Psychology: Are You Trading for Comfort?

Trading Psychology: Are You Trading for Comfort?

One of the most basic of human instincts is to avoid pain and to seek comfort.  This makes sense.  No one wants to experience pain; we prefer pleasure and comfort.  In trading, however, pursuing what’s comfortable is frequently not a good idea.  Trading for Comfort There are many examples of trading decisions that are made for comfort but turn out to be the incorrect play.  For example, a...

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The Allure of Small Cap Stocks

The Allure of Small Cap Stocks

Most of us are aware of the tragic events of the Titanic hitting the iceberg in 1912.  Unsinkable arrogance, unable to change course quickly, and communication mechanisms not in place to handle emergencies are some of the problems that ship had.  In many ways, it is these same characteristics that exist for the larger cap stocks.  The size of these larger companies reflect the years of...

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Bullish Individual Investors are Fading in the Stock Market

Bullish Individual Investors are Fading in the Stock Market

You may find it hard to believe, but the bulls have been steadily leaving this market for the last 13 years! The AAII ( American Association for Individual Investors ) has been tracking the weekly sentiment of its members since 1987. It is an intriguing look into the collective minds of the individual investor, letting the reader track the swings from bullishness to bearishness and back...

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Three Things To Know About The VIX

Three Things To Know About The VIX

The Chicago Board of Options Exchange’s (CBOE) volatility index, known as the VIX, is a popular gauge of stock market fear, but it has also become a venue for mass speculation.  The VIX is the only futures contract listed on what is otherwise known as a stock option exchange.  However, given that the CBOE is the creator of the popular volatility index, it is only fitting to see the product...

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