How to Aggressive and Defensive in Trading

“In trading, you have to be both defensive and aggressive at the same time. If you are not aggressive you will not make money, and if you are not defensive you will not keep money.”– Ray Dalio We will discuss on  how to keep the two in balance in aggressive and conservative trading so that … Read more How to Aggressive and Defensive in Trading

Trading is Difficult But Can be Learned

Trading is Difficult as most traders don’t have an “EDGE”. Is Trading Hard to Learn ? It takes time, discipline, the correct education and the right attitude. Most people fail in trading not because it is particularly hard, but because they are not properly “EDUCATED“. Learning to trade is investing in your education and your financial future. Learning to trade is … Read more Trading is Difficult But Can be Learned

Trading Rules to Follow Everyday

1. Never Average a Losing Position — Under any circumstance add to a losing position ever! Always Remember Averaging Bring the cost down but it increases trade size which can lead to Ruin of trading account.Holding to losing positions costs measurable sums of actual capital, but it costs immeasurable sums of mental capital. 2. Trade … Read more Trading Rules to Follow Everyday

The Importance of Trading Psychology and Discipline

The winning trader is cold, calculating, and unemotional. Fear and greed control the masses, but if they are allowed to control you, you become one of the millions who can’t understand why they cannot make a profit when, supposedly, everyone else is. There are also other emotions, such as anger and disappointment, that can influence … Read more The Importance of Trading Psychology and Discipline

What Traders can learn from Successful Sportsman

If you ever met a successful trader one thing you would have noticed most of them in some part of there life were related to sports. What’s the connection between being an  sportsman and stock market trader? I believe it has everything to do with the qualities and the mindset that these individuals have. I … Read more What Traders can learn from Successful Sportsman

Can money be made in trading ?

Its been a roller coaster rise from past few trading session and many traders asked me “Can money be made in trading ?” Let me try to answer the same. Trading is always a high return high risk game and it needs nimble trading approach with tons of discipline. Traders say its  the Big traders … Read more Can money be made in trading ?

When To Quit Your Job to become Full Time Trader

I have had many readers through the years and students of my trading course –most of whom were less-experienced traders–tell me that at some point in the future they planned to quit their 9-5 jobs and become a  full-time trader. Traders who have recently entered market and made good money also plan to become a … Read more When To Quit Your Job to become Full Time Trader

Qualities of Successful trader: Control EGO and Greed Quotient

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 Qualities of Successful trader: Control EGO and Greed Quotient

Limiting Trading Losses

By Jason Van Bergen It is simply not possible for any trader–whether amateur, professional or anywhere in between–to avoid every single loss. The disciplined trader is fully cognizant of the inevitability of losing hard-earned profits and, as such, is able to accept losses without emotional upheaval. At the same time, however, there are systematic methods … Read more Limiting Trading Losses