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The Delusional Trader

By Adrienne Toghraie ©2009, Reprinted with permission of Traders World Magazine (www.tradersworld.com) Psychologists would tell you that being in a delusional state means that you are psychotic – obviously not a good thing, especially when you need to know what is really going on in the world. But, strangely enough, sometimes it can work for […]

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Why Is Day Trading So Difficult?

There are three main reasons why day trading is so difficult: 1)When day trading, trading time is compressed. Losses and wins come at you faster and more often which requires a mature, developed psychology to properly handle that kind of instantaneous feedback in such a short period of time. 2)You must develop the psychology not […]

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Time Tested Classic Trading Rules for the Modern Trader to Follow

By Linda Bradford Raschke This is a list of classic trading rules that was given to me while on the trading floor in 1984. A senior trader collected these rules from classic trading literature throughout the twentieth century. They obviously withstand the age-old test of time. I’m sure most everybody knows these truisms in their […]

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Three Major Reasons for Losses

By Robin Dayne By After 14 years of having the opportunity and privilege to coach different levels of traders in most markets and situations, some very interesting and common problems emerged. Coaching brings the best and the worst out of traders and being honest with who you are as a person becomes an essential part […]

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Trading involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all individuals. Past Performance is not indicative of future results.