Tag: emotions

  • Why there are no rules

    Why there are no rules

    Many new traders are brainwashed by various experts out there into believing that there are certain rules in trading. For example some say, “Never margin to more than 10% of your account size.” Others go, “Ignore the RSI totally.” Traders can sometimes become confused about what they refer to as ‘rules’. Rules may be self…

  • Coping with volatility – the value of experience

    Coping with volatility – the value of experience

    This post continues from ‘Is volatility your friend?‘┬áThe emphasis here is on copying with volatility. ‘Coping’ is a psychological thing. New traders will have emotions and it is no good denying this or avoiding it. The screencast below brings out what tends to happen with new traders when price moves in the ‘opposite’ direction (full…