Category Archives for "Trader’s Mindset"

Oct 02

Doing Better

Trader's Mindset

On this blog, you will find a great amount of world class information, in my opinion, on trading. This is knowing. But, doing is what will ultimately determine our success or lack thereof. Imagine a trader crafts 5 trading systems, all pass his tests for qualifications with flying colors, and very generously 4 of the […]

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Oct 01

Trade-offs: Specialize vs Generalize

Trader's Mindset

There is a trade-off between “specialization” and “generalization” in markets. Greater specialization is likely to result in greater profit potential at the cost of robustness. On the other hand, greater generalization is likely to result in reduced profit potential with greater robustness. As an illustration as to why this is the case, let us imagine […]

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Sep 19

NT 8 SuperDom Tips & Tricks

Trader's Mindset

Turn on PnL Column in SuperDOM Some traders do not like to see their P&L during the day. Others prefer to track or think in “ticks” so they do not have any psychological impact when trying to scale up and that makes sense. However, I have always found it as a very functional tool when […]

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Sep 14

If I Had Traded ES Bull Spread

Trader's Mindset

Recently, in my post The Real Reason You Move Your Stop I mentioned that,” I opened a risk limited 2-day call spread on the ES 2980-2990“. First keep in mind, I am not a professional, do not provide financial advice, never make any performance claims whatsoever, and do not provide recommendations. Keep in mind, the trade […]

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Sep 14

If I Had Traded E-Micros

Trader's Mindset

First keep in mind, I am not a professional, do not provide financial advice, never make any performance claims whatsoever, and do not provide buy/sell recommendations. One consideration is whether or not it is possible to make “anything” trading e-micros because of the small size and the commissions. The e-micro is 1/10th size the e-mini. […]

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Sep 13

If I Had Traded My UBER Idea

Trader's Mindset

Recently, I shared a trade idea regarding UBER call options. I am not a professional, do not provide financial advice, never share my personal performance nor make any performance claims whatsoever, no ideas should be construed as buy/sell recommendations. However, for education, if I had of traded UBER and keep in mind this could be […]

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Sep 11

Three things you can do to improve your trading– that don’t require better trading

Trader's Mindset

First, I highly advise traders to open multiple accounts and/or sub accounts. One benefit to running multiple accounts, holding periods, and strategies is that assuming accounts aren’t perfectly correlated, which they shouldn’t be, is that when one account is down then more likely another is doing well. Trader’s outlook tend to follow their account balance– […]

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