Why Is Day Trading So Difficult?

By Bennett McDowell 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 … Read more

The Traders Mindset

Developing “The Trader’s Mindset” is a must for trading success and this can take some time. This is not an area where you can take a short cut or learn a formula. You usually develop it by actually trading and the experiences you gain from trading. We will help guide you towards developing “The Trader’s Mindset” and help you handle account draw-downs, losses, and profits. Yes, profits can actually cause you stress!

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The Trader Within

By Bennett McDowell None of us are born successful traders. Instead we had to find and develop the trader within in us. One of the key ingredients to developing our trader within is to understand ourselves, know our strengths and weaknesses, and apply this knowledge in the market place to produce profits. Trading System Mentality … Read more

The Nonlinear Nature of the Market

Bennett McDowell What do the above all have in common? That’s right, “nonlinear” concepts! It is interesting that one of the great minds of humanity, Albert Einstein spent his time on “nonlinear” concepts such as “time, space, reality, and oneness.” I find it more interesting that the interdependence of these “nonlinear” concepts is what makes … Read more

Money Management

Money management in trading involves specialized techniques combined with your own personal judgment. Failure to adhere to a sound money management program can leave you subject to a deadly “Risk-Of-Ruin” exposure and most probable equity bust. With this in mind, here are a few essential money management techniques that can make a big difference for … Read more

Implementing Money Management

Bennett McDowell Implementing sound money management encompasses many techniques and skills intertwined by the trader’s judgment. All three of these ingredients must be in place before the trader is said to be using a money management program along with their trading. Failure to implement a good money management program will leave the trader subject to … Read more