Trading Emotions – the Latest Research

The latest research on preventing the behavioral risks of emotion overload once again turns out to be counter-intuitive. Instead of using your logic to change your feelings, it appears that embracing your emotions may be the fastest route to calming or changing them. "Tapping into more [emphasis mine] emotions improves…

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Should I Trade in Simulation?

In the course of my 20+ years in the trading world, the question of when or how to use 'sim' has come up dozens of times. When I traded full-time, I used to wonder. When I added coaching, I got the question all of the time. This week a client…

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A “Philosophy” of Making Trading Rules

A coaching client in Hong Kong recently wrote this in response to a homework assignment. It is so good, in my opinion, that I want to make it available. Let us know what you think? FROM: AN You asked me what would be the smallest number of rules I would…

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Stock Market Psychology & Trading Levels

well they asked.... and yes we are in a bear market i.e. sell the rallies and buy the dips. I hated to sound like a downer but hey, Roubini I am not (although so far.... ) MONEY MATTERS on ABC NEWS NOW Having said that, 900 in the S&P futures…

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David Brook’s “Behavioral Revolution”

The NY Times esteemed Op-ed and they leave out the best part - as mentioned in our earlier post today. It is all fine and well to notice that we behave irrationally, it is all fine and well to say that some things are Black Swans... what it is NOT…

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