4 Steps to Accept Losing Trades and Moving On

One of the key lessons that traders need to learn is to accept that you won’t win all the time. Guess what? Many of you will probably be nodding your head right now in agreement but, trust me, you are probably just nodding and nothing more. The next time you lose a trade, you will…

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7 Rules to Master Risk and Uncertainties – Lessons from Curtis Faith

When new traders tell me about how they think that the market is a very risky place, I would almost always tell them this – Risk is the best gift ever; you should always Acknowledge, Accept and Embrace it. With that, today I’m going to share with you an excerpt taken from the book “Inside…

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4 Short Term Priorities For Long Term Success

Ever since I started writing on TradersChapter.com and, now, TradeYourEdge.com I have been very fortunate to meet (virtually) some incredible traders from around the world. Many of them have different trading background – some are ex-institutional traders and some are not – but most of them have great personality and they all have their own…

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Increase Your Trading Success with Careful Planning

Many amateur traders do not understand that trading (including understanding entry and exit rules) is only a very small part of trading. In fact, I wrote an article on “Why a Good Trading System is only 20% of the Game?” (see article) to explain my point. I would like to reiterate my point and also…

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Video: Nick Vujicic Continues to Inspire Many

When I first watched Nick’s video (click here to watch), I was really inspired and motivated. As I found out that Nick is now a Dad, I was really thrilled for the couple. It really goes to show that NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE. With that, always remember to be positive and to take positive action. And stop trying…

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5 Ways to Make the Next Trade Perfect

Trading is a continuous learning journey and that goes without saying that you will always learning something after every trade you make. For some, it will be a conscious lesson and for other, it is sub-conscious. Either way, you will always discover something new about yourself, your system, the market or just your belief system.…

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4 Ways to Overcome Your Trading Fears

New traders usually move into the career of trading because they are trying to switch away from their existing career (which is usually non-trading related) or to build extra/side income. Like it or not, these changes indirectly creates pressure and often stirs unnecessary negative emotions. On the other hand, intermediate traders who are trying to develop…

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Knowing Yourself Is More Important Than Knowing the Market

Yes, I’ll say it again, knowing yourself is more important than knowing the market. Please don’t get me wrong, of course it is important to know the market or else how would you know how to trade it? Right? What I am really saying is this – you should prioritise learning about yourself over learning…

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5 Ways to Stay Positive After Some Losing Trades?

Trading is a game of probability and every Master Trader knows that losing is part of winning. Believe it or not, many Master Traders lose more than they win but they are still profitable traders. In fact, one of my coaches (a FSA regulated trader) once told me, to be a good trader, you need…

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Why Mechanical Systems are Crucial for Novice Traders?

I was reading the book “Trading From Your Gut”  – which I highly recommend – and the book helped confirmed some ideas that I have had about trading using your intuitions since I started my trading career. You see, when I started trading, the first trading class I attended was presented by Clive – an…

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