Emotional Trading

What we call evil is simply ignorance bumping its head in the dark. – Henry Ford Emotions are one of the biggest risk factors when trading as it is almost impossible to prevent them interfering with our thoughts and actions. Indeed there are times when emotional responses are good and provide a response to market…

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The Personal Side of Stock Market Trading

Some people view trading as a mechanical process that varies little. Traders set goals, make a plan and follow it. It sounds easy enough and this is the case in a way. A successful trader must have good goals and a solid plan to survive and improve. What people do not realize is the emotional…

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Does Emotion Come Into Play When Trading?

Does Emotion Come into Play When Trading? “Nine tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.” -Theodore Roosevelt There is a stereotype out there that makes some investors wonder if they really have what it takes to succeed. Many people think of stock market traders and view a cool, level headed individual who never…

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