Category Archives: Crosshairs Psychology

TRADERS AND THEIR IRRATIONAL BELIEFS

If you want to make money, listen to what the market is telling you and trade to make money — not to be “right.”

THE STOCK TRADER’S PROBLEM SOLVING MINDSET

Problems cannot be solved with the same mind set that created them.

LUCK VS SKILL

Successful technical traders know that their technical analysis does not make them successful. It does not take much skill to learn how to read a chart.  In fact, there is plenty of programs that can do that for you.  Technical analysis provides an historical record; it does not predict what will happen.  History is not…

WHAT IS IN OUR CONTROL

As in life so in the markets…there are a few things we can control but many we cannot.

A TALE OF TWO CIRCLES

Disciplined simplicity can move you from the circle of fear, pain, desperation, anxiety, loss, depression (you name it) to quiet, confident success.

JIM AFREMOW: SIMPLICITY IS SUPREME

Keep everything as basic as possible. Keep the process simple and straightforward. Be on a focused mission. Specialize. Get rid of the useless “noise”.

STOCK TRADING STRATEGY VS A STOCK TRADING SYSTEM

In our latest WEEKLY REVIEW session we updated our WATCHLIST of potential trades and discussed the importance of the following diagram. Find out why this diagram could hold the key to improved trading performance and see our review of an updated WATCHLIST via the following video:   You can also watch the video HERE. This…

ANALYZING STOCK MARKET MOVEMENTS

It’s the same today as it ever was.

THE GREATEST DANGER FOR THE NEW STOCK TRADER

Winning is great but the following advice should be heeded…

WHY STOCK TRADERS FAIL (AND OTHERS SUCCEED)

Suffice it to say traders fail when they refuse to spend a majority of their time honing their mental skills vs the technical.