Category Archives: Crosshairs Psychology

MY PREDICTIONS FOR WHAT STOCK MARKET TRADERS CAN EXPECT THIS YEAR

No one can predict exactly what is going to happen an hour from now in the markets, so predicting what will happen over the next 8760 is ridiculous.

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE SUCCESSFUL AND UNSUCCESSFUL STOCK TRADER

Why do so few traders succeed at making a career out of trading the markets?

HOW TO THINK LIKE A TRADER

In our latest watchlist review we discuss HOW TO THINK LIKE A TRADER.

THE BENEFITS OF BECOMING A SPECIALIST

Two kinds of traders fail to find success: those who cannot change and adapt and those who cannot focus and exploit their edges in markets.

5 AND 7 FOR AN IRRATIONAL STOCK MARKET

It is imperative that we develop ways to manage our emotions in an environment diametrically opposed to what would otherwise be considered rational.

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.