Before you Beat Yourself Up over a Session Loss, consider this…

It’s been a week of incredible opportunity and incredible challenge. We discussed the challenge a little on social media, with some good lessons that I thought should be shared through this channel as well. This social media post struck a real chord with viewers, in comparing the opportunity from Monday and Tuesday and discussing how…

The Reassess Point

Some days the markets are just messy. Choppy price action which does it’s best to whip you out of a trade before it moves on without you. The best way I’ve found to manage this (apart from just standing aside) is to accept the chop and work WITH it through focusing and finding a re-entry…

Managing Your Mindset – 2

A few weeks ago I shared some ideas on how to best manage your mindset when very little goes right. This was based upon a session which started out with missed opportunity followed by a period of sideways chop. You can see the prior article here if you missed it – https://yourtradingcoach.com/trader/managing-your-mindset/ I thought we…

If you don’t get annoyed when this happens, then you don’t quite understand edge.

I had an interesting thought while trading (or trying to trade) the following sequence: And then I thought… In over 10 years of writing for YTC, I don’t recall anyone EVER sending me a chart and saying that they’re pissed off that they missed a trade… WHICH WOULD HAVE LOST. Maybe, like my initial reaction,…

Managing Your Mindset

A massive part of your success or failure in this business depends upon your ability to manage your mindset at those times when very little goes right. Let me repeat… A massive part of your success or failure in this business depends upon your ability to manage your mindset at those times when very little…

One Minute to Market Open

This one is for day-traders on low timeframes. Traders who make discretionary decisions. Traders who rely strongly on being able to FOCUS. Being present with the market. And fully immersed in the the price movement as it flows from bar to bar. Sounds awesome, right! Until we realise that sometimes life just doesn’t give a…