Category Archives: Crosshairs Psychology

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.

THE STOCK MARKET’S NEXT VICTIM

  vic•tim \ˈvik-təm\ : a person who is tricked, deceived, or duped. One who is acted on and usually adversely affected by a force or agent. A sucker, fool, chump, or loser.   The stock market does not care about you. The stock market does not care about your feelings of self worth, pride, dignity,…

THE STOCK TRADER’S PERCEPTION MATTERS

We discuss how to manage our perceptions by developing a solid process based the understanding that no matter what has happened in the past anything can happen in the future.

STOCK MARKET PERCEPTIONS AND THE S&P 500

We see only what we want to see.

THERE ARE THREE KINDS OF PEOPLE IN THE WORLD (AND IN THE STOCK MARKET)

What kind of person you are “outside the charts” will help determine what kind of trader you will be “inside the charts”.