Trading Psychology…Stop focusing on the money so you can make more of it

Trading Psychology - Stop focusing on the money so you can make more of it

By eliminating your focus on the money, you will be able to improve your stock trading performance because you are free to focus on the trading activities that generate your profits…by performing these activities well you improve your trading results and make more money!
Sounds reasonable, BUT how can you stop focusing on the money? Isn’t that what stock trading is all about?
This video explains how you can adjust your focus to enable profits to come more easily in your stock trading account.

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How to Manage Initial Drawdown – Two methods to start a new stock trading system

Starting Up A New Stock Trading System

Have you ever looked at a new stock trading system (or have developed your own) and wondered HOW TO START trading the system?

Do you just start taking the signals the system generates? How big will the initial drawdown be? Is there a better way?

This video explains 2 approaches to starting a new trading system and how you can determine which is best in your situation…

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How to export the portfolio equity curve from Amibroker to Excel

Backtesting with Amibroker - Exporting the portfolio equity curve from Amibroker to Excel

Amibroker allows you to do a lot of analysis internally. However, when you are developing a trading system, sometimes you will need to export the portfolio equity curve for analysis in Excel after you run the backtest in Amibroker. This is not obvious in Amibroker so I created this video to show you how to easily do this export.

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Are you trying to make money stock trading using obvious ideas?

Are you trying to make money trading stocks using obvious ideas

I was reflecting on a conversation from one of my recent Enlightened Stock Trading Certification Program coaching sessions and this message really came home to me. I really felt like it is just so important for you to understand, so I made this quick (super casual) video just to share the idea with you. Have…

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Why win rate is not important in stock trading…

percentage of winning trades is not important to profitable stock trading

Heaps of trading websites and system vendors promote their ‘high win rate trading systems’ or advisory services. The reality is the percentage of winning trades is one of the least important factors in your trading profitability. Expectancy of your stock trading system is far more critical and you should focus on this rather than pursuing trading systems with a high percentage of winning trades.

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How much money can YOU make trading the stock market?

How much profit can you make trading the stock market

What is possible and realistic depends very much on YOU – your skills as a trader, how good the trading system is and how much risk you can comfortably take on.
When I first started, my objective was to ensure that I didn’t lose all my money! Now my objective is significantly more optimistic than that…

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The Disturbing Impact of Trading Mistakes

The Disturbing Impact of Trading Mistakes

Trading mistakes have a disturbing impact on your ability to make money trading the stock market. Just like climbing a mountain, if you put one foot wrong you could loose a lot of ground…and get injured in the process. The same is true of your trading account.

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Why stock traders have trouble pulling the trigger…

In this Stock Trading Psychology Interview I explore why stock traders do not follow through and pull the trigger

Why do so many stock traders have trouble pulling the trigger and following through on their trading system development and execution? In this interview with Clinical Psychologist and Trader Dr. Taka Endo we uncover the reasons…and what you can do to avoid these problems.

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PART 2: Are you making these 18 killer stock trading mistakes?

I asked a large group of stock traders what their worst trading mistake ever was and got a huge number of responses…but they all boiled down to these 18 killer stock trading mistakes. Avoid these and you will be ahead of the majority of traders who lose money…but knowing what the mistakes are doesn’t solve your problem – you need a solution…so I have offered a solution to each of them as well! So here are the 18 biggest trading mistakes that came up…

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PART 1: Are you making these 18 killer stock trading mistakes?

I asked a large group of stock traders what their worst trading mistake ever was and got a huge number of responses…but they all boiled down to these 18 killer stock trading mistakes. Avoid these and you will be ahead of the majority of traders who lose money…but knowing what the mistakes are doesn’t solve your problem – you need a solution…so I have offered a solution to each of them as well! So here are the 18 biggest trading mistakes that came up…

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