Tag Archives: greed

Trading lessons

By | May 27, 2013

Trading lessons from worlds best traders sharing their experience in one liner. Must read for trading community. On the school of hard knocks: The game taught me the game. And it didn’t spare me rod while teaching. It took me five years to learn to play the game intelligently enough to make big money when… Read More »

Trading Errors

By | November 1, 2012

Ignoring the downside of a trade. Most traders, when entering a trade, look only at the money they think they will make by taking the trade. They rarely consider that the trade may go against them and that they could lose. The reality is that whenever someone buys a futures contract, someone else is selling that… Read More »

Jesse Livermore’s Money Management Rules

By | September 7, 2012

If you haven’t read this book “Reminiscences of a Stock Operator” written in 1923, read it! It is purpordetly the unofficial biography of one of the greates traders ever; Jesse Livermore.  The rules Jesse followed back at the turn of the last century are still very much applicable today. 1) Don’t lose money. Don’t lose your… Read More »

Trading Mistakes

By | June 25, 2012

01. Anger over a losing trade – Traders usually feel as if they are victims of the market. This is usually because they either 1) care too much about the trade and/or 2) have unrealistic expectations. They seek approval from the markets, something the markets cannot provide. 2. Trading too much – Traders that do this have… Read More »

Golden Rules for Succesful Traders

By | May 25, 2012

1. Anger over a losing trade – Traders usually feel as if they are victims of the market. This is usually because they either 1) care too much about the trade and/or 2) have unrealistic expectations. They seek approval from the markets, something the markets cannot provide. 2. Trading too much – Traders that do this have… Read More »

Qualities of Successful trader: Control EGO and Greed Quotient

By | January 20, 2012

An avaricious or keen desire for profits is one of the most prevalent causes of failure in speculation. This weakness is general among traders. They desire “just a little more ” profit. If the stock or commodity bought advances, then that’s proof to them that it will advance further and so they hang on. They… Read More »