Trading and Intuition – Following Your Instincts During Trading

I’ve heard from many traders that they often take decisions based on instincts. Actually, all non-quants use intuition in some form or another. If you are not using a program that takes all signals that your system produces, how do you decide between several equally good looking trading setups with similar risk to reward? Do … Read more Trading and Intuition – Following Your Instincts During Trading

Jesse Livermore’s Money Management Rules

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 Jesse Livermore’s Money Management Rules

Trading Mistakes

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 Trading Mistakes

Golden Rules for Succesful Traders

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 Golden Rules for Succesful Traders