Here’s an example of how leaning into all of your feelings – even the so-called “negative feelings” – works.
This morning I went to my usual, fairly challenging, workout class at Equinox. Between my own suspected […]
Last Wednesday Bloomberg Tradebook released the Trader Brain Exercise. Developed in collaboration with The ReThink Group, the “game” essentially warms up the parts of the brain involved in pattern recognition and prediction. A leading decision […]
Back in the ‘90s in Chicago when I just beginning to trade my mentor would say: “I’ve seen this movie before.” Mistaking the market for a math problem, I really didn’t get what he meant […]
Conventional wisdom still dictates that traders “control their emotions.” Yet somewhat conversely, the cutting edge of neuroeconomics research shows that “emotion determines how we perceive our world, organize our memory and make important decisions” (Brosh, […]
Trading psychology advice permeates the world of traders. Yet, the majority of traders still experience a challenge that goes like this: “Why did I do that?” They have a plan, they swear they will not […]
Two separate studies interviewing close to 200 successful portfolio managers and traders confirm what Jason Voss and Ravhee Mehta have reported in their books The Intuitive Investor and The Emotionally Intelligent Investor. Being able to […]
As we learn more about the importance of emotional information in trading decisions, it's challenging to switch to looking at feelings and emotions as data. It's doubly hard because there is so much misinformation still floating around! To that end, I was happy to see Psyblog publish