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How To Become A Good Day Trader

Trading is like learning to ride a bike. Huge problem though – new traders are taught to pull a wheelie before they can even ride. There isn’t a magic bullet or simple success blue print you can follow, but you will have to invest your time and money carefully. There are plenty of free resources available…
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Trading Psychology – Our Guides So Far

If you have been following our blog, you would know that we started off by touching subjects that explain the psychology of trading; the thinking and mind-set required to become a successful trader. In the forthcoming posts we will be discussing actual day trading tips, ideas and strategies alongside our regular posts on the psychology…
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You Won’t Survive Unless You Trade Like A Predator

Before we can get to discussing the main topic, I would like to give you a brief psychological background of the ‘prey’ mentality and the reasons why it dominates the mentality of new traders. The single biggest reason new traders lose money with trading is because they spend too much time executing good and bad trades…
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Why Do We Trade And Where’s The Real Opportunity?

Have you asked yourself why you trade? You need to make money? Or are you curious to learn about the dynamics of the trading world? Whatever answer or reasoning you have may not be good enough if you didn’t know why people trade, and how it actually works. The reason I say this is because…
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Learning The Skills Vs Learning To Think Like A Trader

It goes without saying – in life, if you want to achieve success in anything whether physical or mental – you need to have the right skills. In some professions having mindfulness at all times does not account for much. I am not discounting the fact that ‘mental strength is required’ no matter what we…
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Stock Trading Days – What Days Are Better To Trade?

There are some characteristics to the different days of the week when it comes to trading – that you see being repeated over and over. From my personal experience I can tell you a few things that might help you avoid the days that are turbulent and unpredictable at times. I have mostly traded forex…
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The Do’s And Don’ts

Trading is a lifetime skill. The learning itself is a lifetime process. If you’re just starting out, or if you’re new to trading and want to educate yourself with the do’s and don’ts of trading then it’s never a bad idea to carefully learn the ins and outs of what you’re about to get in to –…
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Trading Isn’t About Working For Money

You must have heard the old saying ‘money makes money’ – okay, so if that’s true then does it apply when you have limited financial resources? Does it apply when you are just starting out and rely on the fact that since you are investing money and as a result – you will make money?…
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There Is No Trading Without Fear And Greed

As a trader when we look at the market data. What happens next? What goes on inside our heads? There is no trading without an assumption, so we do our human things. We start the idea generation process. Very quickly, consciously or sub-consciously, we start constructing our biases and our biases help us to ascertain the market. We…
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Keeping An Open Mind Is Key To Successful Trading

Once you start learning to trade, you will see a great amount of emphasis on trading discipline. Coaching and trading programmes are often harping about keeping a tight focus on the current market activity. It’s extremely fascinating to learn how our brains work. Trading requires one to find a trend or specific pattern, and while…
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