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Do Stock Market Traders Fear Fear Itself?

The decrease in volume, accompanied by a decrease in the number of participants, brings me to the headline question: Do stock traders fear fear itself? Continue reading

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Treating Traders With a Twelve-Step Program

did you know AA’s twelve-steps could be used to make you a better trader? Continue reading

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Is Self-Doubt And Fear The Same When Trading?

The fear of losing money can, and often does, keep a trader from pulling the trigger on a trade. The question is: is it just outright fear of losing money, or is it more subtle than that? Continue reading

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I Love Being Right And Wrong.

I love winning and being right. I hate losing and being wrong. If you hold a trade too long, if you overstay your welcome, you can feel like you’re in Don Henley’s “Hotel California.” Continue reading

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Cocoon Rage

  We have all seen the horrific news ad nauseum regarding mass shootings, mass suicides, mass hysteria, mass political gridlock, mass bailouts, mass fraud, amid mass human stupidity, ignorance and intolerance.   Because of the seeming lack of control, lack … Continue reading

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