Category Archives: Crosshairs Psychology

STOCK TRADING…IN THE CROSSHAIRS: EXPECTATIONS VS REALITY

In our latest LIVE WEBINAR we discussed how our expectations can cause any number of negative effects on our trading, including ultimate disaster (or the inability to trade another day).

TRADE WHAT IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK SHOULD BE

Trade what is…not what you think should be.

SAME AS IT EVER WAS: RICHARD D. WYCKOFF ON SUCCESSFUL SPECULATING

In 1932 (!) Richard D. Wyckoff wrote the following in a book entitled The Richard D. Wyckoff Method of Trading in Stocks   Key Takeaways:  Do not ask for advice. Let the market provide ideas.  Self Reliance is developed by doing your own thinking, refining your own judgments, and forming your own conclusions.  The tape…

DO YOU WANT TO BECOME AN EXPERT? SNEAK A PEAK AT THE NEW SCIENCE OF EXPERTISE

When the principles of deliberate practice are applied to technical analysis and risk taking anyone can succeed at trading.

THE TRADER’S MINDSET: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

Our technical trading process is grounded in a understanding of how best to develop, accept, and nourish The Trader’s Mindset.

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR BATTLE?

Battles are won and lost BEFORE swords are drawn.

WHEN THE STOCK MARKET IS IN TRANSITION

Knowing that an increase in volatility can increase counter productive trading (e.g., over trading, revenge trading, top and bottom calling trading, etc) can help keep us from doing so.

THE STOCK TRADER’S TWO DEEP SEATED INSTINCTS

Human nature hasn’t changed, especially when it comes to managing risk and the uncertainty associated with it.

ONLY FOOLS AND CHARLATANS…

There is nothing clear in this world, especially when it comes to fools and their speculative money.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS IS PREDICTIVE…OR IS IT?

In some circles, technical analysis receives a bad rap, and deservedly so, as many proponents of the art promote it as having some kind of magical predictive ability.