Translating Floor Trading Emotion into Screen-Based Trading

Sam Seiden - Sam Seiden explains how his floor trading experience has helped him make decisions when trading from his computer screen.

Trading on Borrowed Time - Part 2

Jea Yu - Part 2 of last weeks article. Most day traders are going to blow out their accounts, they just don’t know it yet. The same applies to almost every new trader entering the game. This is what traders don’t realize until it’s too late.

The Cycle of "IT"

Sam Seiden - I have often wondered and speculated on the difference between those who achieve success and those who fail. For me, the answer lies in the proper definition of success when it comes to trading, or any occupation for that matter.

Trading on Borrowed Time - Part 1

Jea Yu - Any trader, including you, could at some point find yourself in a proverbial minefield with huge intra day losses. In a fit of desperation, you put on crazy Hail Mary trades with double, triple, and quadruple the normal size just looking for that miracle.

Improving Your Trading Performance: The Single Most Important Step You Can Take

Brett Steenbarger - Traders fail not for a lack of something, but for not to structuring their learning to facilitate expertise.

On Fear

DbPhoenix - T2W member DbPhoenix talks through the psychology of "fear" when trading and what can be done to address it.

A Self-Help Crash Course for Traders

Brett Steenbarger - This article summarizes a few ideas central to brief therapy as it can apply to traders.

Why Can’t Johnny and Jane Make Money in the Markets?

Jake Bernstein - A discussion of some of the reasons traders fail and what can be done to avoid them.

Our Jack

Barjon - Jack is a trader, but not the cool, calm, collected sort of trader you would think. Yet he stills manages to be profitable by tailoring a trading strategy to suit his mindset. Here we take a look at how to do this.

The Paramouncy Principle

Mike Elvin - Understanding yourself is as vital as understanding the markets. Why is it that 90 percent of traders who trade the markets fulltime fail to earn an adequate return even when using systems claiming 70 percent accuracy?
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