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.
Jea Yu - Part 2 of last weeks article. Most day traders are going to blow out their accounts, they just donít know it yet. The same applies to almost every new trader entering the game. This is what traders donít realize until itís too late.
Brett Steenbarger - This article summarizes a few ideas central to brief therapy as it can apply to traders.
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.
Mark Williams - Part 2 of Mark's popular guide to getting started in trading.
Brett Steenbarger - Traders fail not for a lack of something, but for not to structuring their learning to facilitate expertise.
Lance Beggs - Three losses in a row are tough. That's about the most consecutive losses that novice traders are psychologically prepared to accept before they feel compelled to take action and 'correct' the situation.
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?
02 Mar, 2005 in Psychology
Malcolm Robinson - If you think purchasing a trading system is enough to make you a trader, think again, argues Malcolm Robinson.
Jake Bernstein - A discussion of some of the reasons traders fail and what can be done to avoid them.
12 Jul, 2005 in Psychology