Trading Complexity

Here’s a myth you see almost everywhere online: Successful trading is simple.

The truth is, it’s not. That’s just a marketing angle.

If trading was simple, anyone can just pick up a book, follow what it says, and become a winning trader.

But […]

By |2019-02-10T07:34:35+00:00February 10th, 2019|General, Philosophy|8 Comments

Get Over Yourself

Throughout our lives, we’re constantly told to be “true to yourself”.

This is the kind of advice everyone likes to hear, because it makes us feel good. No one likes to be told to be less of ourselves.

Unfortunately, this is also […]

By |2019-02-09T07:25:13+00:00February 9th, 2019|General, Mindset, Philosophy|3 Comments

What’s the best indicator of a reversal?

I often receive questions along these lines:

“What’s the best way to predict a price reversal?”

“What’s the best combination of indicators?”

“What’s the best trade entry/exit signal?”

Almost everyone who comes into trading asks such questions at one time or another.

The blunt answer […]

By |2019-02-08T07:09:48+00:00February 8th, 2019|General, Mindset|4 Comments

5 Stages of Forex Mastery

There are, generally speaking, 5 distinct stages of progression among Forex traders.

Each stage centers around a certain set of beliefs, and as the trader grows, he sheds them and gains new ones that propel him forward.

Here are the 5 stages, […]

By |2019-02-06T06:35:27+00:00February 6th, 2019|Philosophy|4 Comments

Should you be an intuitive trader?

Intuition is a tricky subject, because there’s no way to prove or disprove that it exists.

Consider though, that there’s a strong psychological incentive for human beings to provide an explanation for coincidences: we want to feel in control.

A mother loses her child in the mall, […]

By |2019-02-01T11:36:38+00:00February 1st, 2019|Mindset, Philosophy|11 Comments