Dr. Van K. Tharp is a specialist in the area of trading psychology. He is the author of Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom, Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom, Financial Freedom Through Electronic Day Trading. He is featured in Jack Schwager’s classic Market Wizard’s: Interviews with Great Traders.
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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 […]
Many traders quickly come to acknowledge that despite being familiar with winning strategies, systems, and money management techniques, trading success is dependent on your psychological state of mind. If you’re a trader just starting out, where do you find the initial confidence to pull the trigger? How do you deal with the down times without […]
In the early part of the 20th century, Jesse Livermore was the most successful (and most feared) stock trader on Wall Street. He called the stock market crash of 1907 and once made $3 million in a single day. In 1929, Livermore went short several stocks and made $100 million. He was blamed for the […]