An integral part of becoming a consistently profitable trader is finding a trading style that suits your emotional disposition. Fortunately, a number of trading styles are available. Although each style differs on holding periods and frequency, position trading, swing trading, day trading and scalping are among the most widely used channels within the technical community. … Continue reading Scalping the Forex Market: A Beginner’s Guide
Fearful money, or as we like to refer to it as ‘hot money’, is capital that a trader has a strong emotional attachment to. In other words, it is money that one CANNOT afford to lose, and therefore, should not really be using it to trade the markets with. An example of hot money is … Continue reading What Does Fearful Money mean to Traders?
Have you ever found yourself tempted to pull the trigger on a trade that did not meet your rules of engagement (your trading strategy rules)? If you haven’t, then kudos to you! If you resemble the majority, however, then you have very likely been in this position more than once. Despite the title, this will … Continue reading What to look for in a Forex Trading Strategy
Goal setting Having something to strive for should be an essential part of your trading plan. It is how we develop and ultimately progress. Goal setting is a component that should not only focus on financial objectives; it should also look at developmental goals as well. Some examples of developmental goals might be: Sticking to … Continue reading How to Build a Trading Plan: Part Four
What kind of response do you think you’d receive if you were to ask ten willing traders for a copy of their trading plan? Our guess is less than 30% would reply. This highlights a clear problem and may help address why so many find it difficult to accomplish their goals in this business. A … Continue reading How to Build a Trading Plan: Part One