Overcoming the emotional barriers to day trading success

There is a rather common saying in financial circles, that the markets are primarily driven by two opposing forces namely, fear and greed. This is, perhaps, an over-simplification. There are, however, some psychological barriers that a trader should seek to understand and conquer

Trading Psychology: A Checklist Approach

The S&P 500 made significant gains in the first days of 2011, yet many market analysts and traders are bearish. The reasons vary and include worries about earnings or the economy but many feel that the market is headed for a fall. These bearish pronouncements seem to be business as usual. Last summer many of … Read more