Category Archives: Trading Psychology

Trading psychology is ‘something’ that a trader creates from existing personality traits that are not initially related to trading, but surface from trading without method understanding.

Can Retail traders make money in Stock market?

By | July 19, 2017

Amateur retail traders tend to think that the professional trader or Institutional investor have some sort of secret knowledge/system that enables them to make huge profit in trading. However, the difference between a retail traders trying to make consistent profit  and a professional traders zeros down to the trading mindset and trading psychology.The difference between… Read More »

Things that Damage Your Trading Account

By | July 5, 2017

In all my years of trading and talking to fellow traders, I have noticed that newbie traders are susceptible to four main psychological pitfalls. Let’s take a look at each one and examine them carefully. Hopefully, after reading this, you will be able to see them coming and stop them before they destroy your account.… Read More »

Trade for a living

By | June 25, 2017

Can trading be considered for a living…as a profession..as a major source of income..? It is a definite yes. But then, Can you derive your major source of income as a professional sportsperson..? Yes, but you need to put in a tremendous amount of time, discipline, hard work and above all a lot of patience.… Read More »

Common Trading Mistakes

By | June 8, 2017

There is no such thing as a “perfect trader.” Making mistakes in trading is inevitable. How you handle the mistakes is what separates successful traders from unsuccessful traders. There is nothing wrong with making mistakes, as long as you learn from them. The problem comes in when you start to repeat mistakes over and over… Read More »

The importance of doing “No Trade”

By | June 1, 2017

Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones, in an interview for Wisden, observed that two-thirds of Sachin Tendulkar’s game is based around defence. Most of the shots in any Sachin century, he says, are based on forward defence, back-foot defence and letting the ball go. As any coach would vouch, letting the ball go is possibly as important… Read More »