Are You a Cheater?

Are You a Cheater?

We all cheat a bit somewhere if only to ourselves.Trading works best with rules.  These rules can come from a mentor as you are learning your trading style and how to use technical indicators, charts and a brokerage platform. Rules can come from a quality educational...
The Three Rs of Trading

The Three Rs of Trading

When formal education began, the three Rs were the focus.  Reading, (w is silent) Riting, (a is silent) Ritmetic were and still are the fundamentals of learning.What are the three Rs of trading?*Rules of the trade*Risk Management*RecordsThere are many more Rs that are...
Never Stop Learning

Never Stop Learning

If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible.Learning is the single best investment of our time that we can make. Or as Benjamin Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”Unlike money, when you use knowledge,...
Delayed Gratification

Delayed Gratification

In the 60’s, Stanford University experiments led by psychologist Walter Mischel, PhD, often referred to the “marshmallow test”, laid the groundwork for the modern study of self-control.In these studies, a child was offered a choice between one small reward provided...
Celebrate Like a Champion

Celebrate Like a Champion

There’s probably nothing else that symbolizes the stock market quite like a stock ticker, that iconic electronic display of scrolling letters and numbers streaming rapidly across a screen. It’s enough to get any trader excited.Back in the late 1800’s, the...
Trading Off The Grid

Trading Off The Grid

When you set up your trading, do you consider going off the grid?  Let’s take a peek at what this would look like.No phone callsNo emailsNo textsNo office/desk organizingNo multi-taskingNo Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or other social mediaNo interruptions from members...