If you are like most traders, you probably look at your account each day and ask one question: "Did I make money today, or did I lose money today?" Unfortunately this (on it's own) is the wrong question to ask. For this to be useful you need to also ask a second...
Once upon a time I experienced anxiety and stress every time I took a trade. I had trouble sleeping and I found myself regularly checking my positions and second guessing myself constantly. This post explains how I eliminated all of this! READ MORE NOW >>>
There have been some moves in the markets this last 2 weeks! The stock market has crashed from all time highs which has sparked an unnatural amount of pain for most traders. here is exactly what you should do with your stock trading systems when this happens.
A HUGE trading mistake that many traders make is not following their trading rules consistently. This will sabotage your long term success and prevent you from achieving your stock trading goals.
Fear causes many retail (and professional) traders to second guess themselves, exit trades too early, skip trades they should take.
This happens because none of us want to lose money trading and when the market gets volatile or starts falling it is all too easy for this fear to impact your trading psychology and hurt your trading decisions.
Letting any emotions get in the way of your trading is a mistake and will cause you to lose money trading.
The best solution to eliminate this trading mistake is to have a correctly backtest and profitable trading system that you have 100% confidence in.
Carter Lake in Oregon USA is a seriously breathtaking and serene place. Looking at the lake your mind clears and a sense of calm comes over you… something about the deep blue stillness. This is the state you should be trading from – Complete Calm, no emotion , just stillness of mind.
If you have done this 1 thing then you have approached your trading backwards and you wont succeed… watch video to eliminate this major trading mistake!
If your stock trading is keeping you up at night or causing you stress then there are two things that you need to do. Bull markets and Bear markets are not something we need to fear as traders… they are just something we need prepare for!
Have you been learning but haven’t actually started stock trading – This is probably your biggest challenge
Are you amongst the countless traders who are stuck learning about the market but have not yet made the leap to start trading for yourself?
If that sounds like you then chances are this 1 thing is what you have been missing!
Momentum is critical to your stock trading success. Not market momentum, personal momentum! The biggest thing I find that slows momentum in traders is overwhelm about all of the ways they could trade the stock market.
There are countless stock trading indicators, trading strategies, instruments, trading systems to choose from. Unless you get completely clear on your stock trading objectives this can be overwhelming… and trading overwhelm causes inaction which leads to huge opportunity cost and loss of future wealth.
In this interview Caty Hendriks and myself (Adrian Reid) discuss trading, investing and financial freedom and how to optimize your relationship when dealing with money and investing issues. This often neglected aspect of investing is critical if you are to achieve financial freedom AND harmony in the home. Many traders forget to take into account their own and their partner’s risk appetite and interests when choosing a trading strategy – this is a huge mistake! Watch to find out why…
By eliminating your focus on the money, you will be able to improve your stock trading performance because you are free to focus on the trading activities that generate your profits…by performing these activities well you improve your trading results and make more money!
Sounds reasonable, BUT how can you stop focusing on the money? Isn’t that what stock trading is all about?
This video explains how you can adjust your focus to enable profits to come more easily in your stock trading account.