The danger of overtrading

A  quick reminder about the danger of overtrading It is the easiest trap to fall into. You take a long there, a short here. Close out the position early as…

The key to trading fresh sentiment

Sentiment, like food, is best enjoyed fresh. Firstly, what is sentiment? Sentiment is, quite simply, the present mood of the market. The market, like people, has different moods depending on…

Managing trades in deep profit

One of the harder trading techniques is how to manage trades when they are in deep profit. Many traders find themselves spotting great trade ideas, but take profit too soon.…

Never overleverage

In the novel “Little Dorrit” Charles Dickens wrote about the phenomena of the “Speculator’s Guilt”. This is when investors are so confident in an investment that they put all they…

The power of expectancy vs risk reward

This is a really important topic as expectancy is an important factor in trading when assessing your risk. Risk reward is a straightforward topic and most traders are very familiar…

Learn the power of doing nothing

We find doing nothing very hard It seems that we find doing nothing incredibly hard. In fact, a paper in the journal Science discovered that people found being alone with…

Three reasons to trade less

As we start 2022, with so much unclear, it can be worth remembering the fact that less trading often results in more profitable trading. Why is this? Well, for the…

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