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11 Biases That Affect Traders

By | November 28, 2013

Overconfidence As the name suggested, it is the irrational faith in one’s skills, methodology or beliefs. For example, you see a certain chart pattern and make a maximum leveraged trade, even though you understand that any chart pattern cannot predict market with certainty. Trading excessively after a winning streak also shows overconfidence. Cognitive Dissonance It… Read More »