Tag Archives: mental edge

The Missing Element of Your Risk Management

We all have heard about the importance of risk management and how crucial it is to our success. However, nobody really talks about all the elements of the risk management. The most talked about risk management is market risk. Then credit risk. After that, you hear about counterparty and operational risks. As a previous risk manager, I can tell you […]

7 Keys To Making Money Consistently

One of the things that I am hearing more and more these days is that traders are not making money consistently. Do you know anyone with this challenge? Do you know them intimately? So, what can you do to make money consistently? 1. Deal with your trading as a business If you think of your trading as a hobby, then […]

How Money Spells Are Impacting Your Decision Making

Yes, spells, you heard me correctly. You may wonder in this day and age, why are we talking about spells? What are spells? In today’s culture, it is called subliminal messages or going one step further, it is your own beliefs. Spells are beliefs/thoughts/actions that we follow without really knowing why. A simple example is when you go to supermarkets. […]

10 Major Reasons Traders Fail

We hear staggering statistics that approximately 95% of traders fail in their ability to consistently profit from the markets. What are the 10 major mistakes that these traders make that cost them dearly? Having no trading plan When you don’t have a plan, you don’t have a template to follow. It becomes very costly when your emotions are high and […]

How Are You Dealing With Change?

How are you feeling in the midst of all these changes? Are you calm and collected or are you overwhelmed? These times are challenging for most people. We are constantly bombarded by the negative news. We are hearing about massive layoffs day after day. We are hearing about budget deficits and turmoil in the markets. So how can we deal […]

How to Succeed in Volatile Market Conditions

These are uncertain and confusing times. Everywhere you look, any conversation you listen to, it is about the economy and its impact on our lives. We hear about deficit, raising taxes, unemployment and lack of liquidity. It is enough to make everyone enter a negative emotional spiral. How can you deal with these uncertain times? Manage Your Emotional Risk  Limit […]