Category Archives for "Trader’s Mindset"

Apr 01

Better Trader vs More Profitable Trader?

Trader's Mindset

Most traders think that becoming better at trading will lead to greater profits. However, as I have learned about myself that being among the “best” in predicting and calling markets does not necessarily lead to great profits. I have, also, started to recognize that being the best trader does not necessarily lead to the greatest […]

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Mar 19

Single Market Scalper Mastery

Graybox Trading , Trader's Mindset

What’s required to master single market scalping? A lot: a whole lot. Before you start, you should know it is the most difficult form of trading to master and requires the development of specialized skills. While not sharing any specific tricks, I will explain what you must develop below. First, you must have the ability […]

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Mar 19

Art & Math of Scalping

Graybox Trading , Trader's Mindset

The basic variables that are important to understand for scalping are the R or return/risk, your win ratio or consistency, and the number of trades or opportunities you get per day. Let us start with some hypothetical, imagine you have a low R scalping method but can find many trades per day. The benefit is […]

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Mar 11

Best Time To Be A Trader?

Markets , Trader's Mindset

Many traders long for yesteryear as markets are perceived to become more difficult to trade over time. However, I really do think now may be the best time to be a retail trader ever. Read on to learn learn why the futures and equities landscape has never look better for the retail trader. First for […]

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Dec 30

Goal for 2020: Fail at Trading

Trader's Mindset

My trading goal for 2020 and your goal, should you want to succeed, should be to fail at trading. Before, you dismiss the notion– please consider the argument. You see I recently shared that few traders actually fail because they do not pursue a trading method with sufficient rigor, discipline, and energy to know that […]

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Dec 30

Downsides of Performance Mindset

Trader's Mindset

Trading psychologist and coaches often heavily promote and invest in the notion that a performance mindset and focus is what will lead to trading success. However, I have learned about myself and seen that other highly motivated traders are just as likely to lose because of a performance mindset– if that motivation is not carefully […]

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Dec 29

Quantified Knowledge

Trader's Mindset

There is something I have noticed, over time the more that one shares, that is writes, on trading (or any topic really) that the more likely one is to conflict with ones own writings. Early on, I really liked one trading book– which I won’t mention the name of. I had made notes and written […]

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