Yes, there are times when I’m better off not trading. There are times when I should just concentrate on other things and leave the charts for a while.
How can I know if I am in a situation where I should just push through, carry on, put in the effort and not give in? Or if I am in a situation where the best thing I can truly do is to take a break?
Here’s the quick and dirty answer: If you’re Continue reading
Today’s apprentice is Jeremy Clifford. Jeremy has worked for Vanguard, but as he said to me he is living proof that the licenses mean nothing for one’s trading skills. The master feedback comes from Nick Radge, aka The Chartist Continue reading
One of the systems that has always appealed to me because of its simplicity is the breakout. In the breakout you’re buying strength and selling weakness so it makes intuitive sense. But how does it fare in real life? In this series of articles I’ll be looking at this simple system and investigate how one may optimize it. Continue reading
The apprentice today is Scott Gibbons. Scott is a brand new trader, trading only Forex for the time being. We talk about the importance of the daily process, systems development, and how to overcome being underfunded.
The Master feedback comes from Robert F. Smith, author of the newsletter Smith In The Black. Besides trading his own account, Rob coaches and trains other traders. Check out his YouTube channel and his profile on www.t3live.com. His high energy feedback to Scott involves topics such as risk management, trading equities via options, and how to gain confidence in your own capabilities as well as in your system.
Episode 007: Smith-Gibbons
This is part two of the apprentice’s conversation between myself and Jon Symons. Jon has been trading seriously since 2009 and is well underway to success, though not with the consistent profits to back that up – yet. We discuss several aspects of trying out trading styles, why we self-sabotage, and what trading and golf have in common.
The master feedback comes from Richard Weissman Continue reading