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,…

A Shift in Mindset – 2

  Last week we discussed a common problem with new and developing traders – difficulty accepting losses as a normal part of the game. And we discussed a simple idea for moving beyond this problem, through seeking profits over a larger series of trades rather than any individual trade. You can see last week's article…

A Shift in Mindset

  I love this comment in response to last week's article (see the article here if you missed it). This was the trade Steve is referring to: Too many traders take the loss personally. As Steve says, they're stuck in the mindset of "Aaargh, I did it again." Their focus is on themselves and their…