Why Consistent Trading Success Requires Following Rules

An orderly, methodical process of trading is what defines putting yourself in a position to become a consistently successful trader and that necessitates the formulation of and commitment to a set of strong rules. This is one of the most difficult hurdles for traders...

How Negative Default Patterns Can Destroy Your Trading

Default patterns are programs that are connected to beliefs, biases and values and they are often not in your best interests. Programming is created from your earliest days of being with family, teachers, counselors, coaches, clergy, etc. These programs represent all...

What Are Your Reasons For Trading?

Now this question may seem incredibly obvious to most people reading this right now, as you would probably say that anyone’s real goal from trading the markets is because they want to make money right? I am not going to argue this point because it is obviously true,...

How Effective Trading Is An Exercise In Accountability

It’s well accepted that when you trade your actions are your responsibility; even though there are myriad traders across the planet that blame their poor results on everything and everyone except where it belongs…with the trader. They want to blame the platform, or...

Why Humans Are Creatures of Habit

Several months ago I wrote an article featuring my friend Harvey. Now Harvey only lives in my head, I made him up to illustrate my story. By the way, those voices in my head…well, sometimes they have good ideas! Anyway, Harvey found himself losing consistently in the...

2 Things Good Traders Do Very Well

This week I’d like to explain a little bit about what profitable traders all have in common and then discuss the differences, because the differences are what makes trading difficult! So right out of the gate I’m going to give you the Holy Grail in trading that all...

How Love Can Help Your Trading

Emotions are energy; and if acknowledged as such and put into use you could gain a great deal of momentum towards your trading goals with them. Try this, think about the last great vacation you had or a major experience in your life where you accomplished something...

10 Characteristics Of Profitable And Successful Traders

There are reasons why profitable traders achieve the way that they do. Here are ten characteristics that they share. 1. Clarity: They know what they want and they have a hunger for it. Everyone makes mistakes, including market wizards and highly successful traders....