Category Archives: Pep Talk

BY IGNORANCE THE TRUTH IS KNOWN

We traders can use our ignorance as a tool for profitability. But can we handle it?

IT’S NOT WHETHER YOU WIN OR LOSE BUT…

the charts serve as a way to manage what is more often than not the unbridled emotions of the traders who are left on their own to interpret random price action from a wide variety of perspectives, none of which are right or wrong.

ON BEING WRONG

I am a trader. As a trader I manage uncertainty, or the unknown right side of the chart.

TRADE WHAT IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK SHOULD BE

Trade what is…not what you think should be.

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.

WE WERE ALL CHILDREN…ONCE?

The next time someone tells you that you cannot trade, that you should come to your senses and stop acting like a child… thank them for the compliment and go jump in the biggest mud puddle you can find!

THE SUCCESSFUL TRADER … ACCORDING TO MARK DOUGLAS

There is a reason why so few traders succeed.

THE PRO VS THE CRITIC

Time takes care of the professional and the critic.

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,…

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”.