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Please Remove Yourself: The Art of Day Trading in The Zone

Series: Mental Roadblocks of Day Trading Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment - Buddha Hopefully, throughout this series, Overcoming the Mental Roadblocks of Trading, you have had the opportunity to address...

Rules Shmules: The Importance of a Clearly Defined Trading System

Series: Mental Roadblocks of Day Trading I put a lot of emphasis on a trader’s system in my tutorials. It must be one of the most used words in this blog. I use it as a general term because each trader has his own system with its own specific sets of rules. But the...

Be Humble or Be Humbled: Day Trade To Win and Learn to be Wrong

Series: Mental Roadblocks of Day Trading If you are anything like me, you hate to be wrong. In my humble opinion, I think this is a nasty side affect of usually being right! One of the biggest problems in the early years of my trading was the strength to step away...

Stay the Course: 5 Tips for Successful Trading

1. Develop a system that works for you, and STICK TO IT! To trade successfully, you must have a system. I know most of us have heard this many times before, but this step is so vitally important, it is well worth repeating. Develop your system and stick to it like...

Ready, Set, Trade! Day Trading With Clarity And Patience

Series: Mental Roadblocks of Day Trading Unlike most jobs, your full mental capacity is the difference between a good trading day and a bad one. Remember in your early 20’s when you could stumble into work exhausted and muddle through the day? I sure do.  These days...

New Series: The Mental Roadblocks of Trading

Day trading is one of the few careers that will literally pit many of your mental and emotional weaknesses against you.  If you lack patience in your life, you will tend to be a trigger-happy day trader.  If you do not have the discipline to cut out bad habits in your...