Why Is The Obvious Not So Obvious?

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Old Jul 17, 2017, 2:59am   #73
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The obvious is not so obvious because the governments brainwashed everybody.

Do you think it is humanely possible to sit in front of a screen , the market attacks your account bit by bit , you will not have a reactive revenge trade?When new trader started , he was shown simple systems with 3 moving averages , just use it and you are ready to roll your money into the accounts of bucket shops.

we were born reactive with an ancestral brain , that is subconsciously programmed to take over , be reactive like a cat among pigeons , start attacking anything that causes us pain (the market).We are designed like the pigeons to fear and fly.

Every tick against you is an assault on your judgement about the market /trade , it can play ticks on you in the short term , watching the screen after putting on a trade in an uncertain outcome requires new mental skills , skills we are not born with.


What happens when volatility increases and markets become extremely volatile?This is something , not in the system , they are unprepared for yet they are in the market , even more dangerous is their cognitive skills for trading are broken with doubts about their ability. Poor new traders see their stops taken out , all the money gets into the buckets , because the price moved 100 pip up and down and extreme volatility broke out.

Was anybody mentally ready for this trading?very good psychologist.


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Old Sep 3, 2017, 6:14pm   #74
 
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I've often wondered about the question of why sometimes the answers that are so obvious don't come to mind on their own? Because everyone thinks differently, sometimes some people need a minute to understand certain things, for others a month won't be enough.
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Old Sep 9, 2017, 11:15pm   #75
 
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Lúidín started this thread Maybe it is as simple as "ignorance"
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