Trading in the Actual Zone

Mark Douglas’s “Trading in the Zone” is a seminal classic of trading psychology. The book should be read from cover to cover but its essential tenents are : 1. Anything...

Is Investing In Foreign Currency Still A Good Idea?

In 2008, I began investing in foreign currency. The Fed created trillions of dollars out of thin air, high inflation was sure to follow. With the help of friend Chuck...

Affirm That You Will Be A Successful Trader-Just Do These Little...

Inspired by Scott Adams' book, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life​, recently, I began making affirmations. I soon discovered...

How to Handle Trading Loss ?

Losing sucks; as humans we don’t like it and it results in a steady stream of trading problems. The good news is that there is a solution it’s just...

You Have to Be A Horrible Human Being to Be a...

There was a fascinating article in Institutional Investor last week arguing that money managers actually generate alpha and outperform the market. In other words, just like in other areas...

Realistic Goals As A Trader

If you want to be a successful trader, You need to have VISION on what you want to do and goal setting is the first thing traders should do....

A Trader’s Self-Evaluation Checklist

1) Self-talk while trading – Is it angry and frustrated; negative and defeated? How much of your self-talk is market strategy focused, and how much is self-focused? Is your...

[Exclusive] Are You Tapped? Take the Test

It doesn’t matter if you are a full or part-time trader/investor, thinking about starting, or passive. 5G increasing Internet speed and capacity 100X will prove a catastrophic risk for...

Throw it all Away

When I graduated from college my father wrote me a note that said, “Rent everything from underwear on out.” He probably never thought I would take him seriously, but...

Human Insight, Computer Power: What is Quantamental Investing?

What is Quantamental Investing? The world is awash in data like never before. From a person’s morning Uber ride and favorite coffee spot, to the emails sent from their office—all...

Can Money Be Made in Trading ?

Its been a roller coaster rise from past few trading session and many traders asked me “Can money be made in trading ?” Let me try to answer the...

In Trading, Why is the Obvious Not So Obvious?

What do monkeys have to teach us about trading? Quite a lot actually. The following is an excerpt from the Hidden Brain podcast by Shankar Vedantam in which he...