Category Archives for "Trader’s Mindset"

May 06

Karma and Trading

Trader's Mindset

Karma may sound like a mysterious, mythical, or religious concept to many of us who aren’t religious. However, Indian mystic Sadhguru has explained Karma as simply memory and the influence it has. It is in that narrow respect that I feel “Karma” has a critical importance for ones trading and life. In this narrow respect, […]

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May 04

Get out of the loop!

Graybox Trading , Trader's Mindset

Recently, I started to lose trading a stock that I had previously made significant money on. This is a trendy stock with strong momentum. I made money scalping with a tight risk in the past. I also made money trading with my system. But, I started to lose using some of “manual market making” techniques. […]

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Apr 19

Develop stronger feedback loops

Trader's Mindset

I was thinking about my trading and when I have tended to do better or worse. And, it is apparent to me that I did better when I had stronger feedback loops that helped me to develop good insights and edge into the market. And, I have did worse when I have not maximized my […]

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Apr 27

Make HFT Work for You?

Markets , Tips , Trader's Mindset

Here’s a question, why are you trading futures? Do you have an edge exclusive to futures? Did you know you can trade stocks commission free? Absolutely free with Tradestation. Do you know how easy it is for any decent scalper to be profitable before commissions versus post commissions? The CME has had a near strangle […]

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Apr 20

Beware: Abnormal Markets

Markets , Trader's Mindset

Today the front month in crude oil went negative for the first time. While, it is reported that other commodities can do that– it was not common knowledge. There are reports that some retail traders bought it near zero and could not liquidate due to system problems. Some traders likely blew out their accounts and […]

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Apr 06

The Secret Power of the Guru

Trader's Mindset

Have you ever wondered a possible secret mechanism that underlies how trading psychologist, coaches, and self-help gurus are able to produce positive change? Have you ever found yourself in a “losing” rut or lacking motivation? In this post, I will share an epiphany that I had and that anyone can use to highly energize ones […]

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Apr 03

The Art Of Losing

Trader's Mindset

Most trading educators would have you believe that consistency is the secret to success. However, the problem with that belief is no one can be guaranteed consistency. It is only an artifact that can be examined in the past. The reality is that successful trading may require losing: over sometimes even prolonged periods of time. […]

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