News and Information about Trading Psychology
Below are individual articles regarding trading psychology and how to use it to improve your trading results. We've added a brief introduction to each article to help you find what you're looking for. We believe you'll find a tremendous amount of useful information and trading insights contained in these articles. Bookmark this page and check back often because we are constantly adding new material.
If you'd prefer to be notified when we have new trading psychology articles, just sign up using the form below and we'll keep you up to date.
Trading Psychology Articles
Learn From a Trader Who Understood Market Psychology - What actually registers in the stock market's fluctuations are not the events themselves, but the human reactions to these events. In short, how millions of individual men and women feel these happenings may affect their future. To read the article, click the following link: Trading Psychology
The Power of Leveraged Mental Capital - Mental capital is emotional fortitude and strength. Strong mental capital is a mind characterized by belief, faith, encouragement, etc. Weak mental capital is a mind characterized by fear, doubt, uncertainty, etc. Mental capital ebbs and flows just as physical capital. To read the article, click the following link: Mental Capital
The Three Phases of a Trader's Education - Aspiring traders typically go through three phases in this order: Methodology The first phase is that all-too-familiar quest for the Holy Grail – a trading system that never fails. After spending thousands of dollars on books, seminars and trading systems, the aspiring trader eventually realizes that no such system exists. Money Management So, after getting frustrated with wasting time and money, the up-and-coming trader begins to understand the need for money management, risking only a small percentage of a portfolio on a given trade versus too large a bet. Psychology The third phase is realizing how important psychology is – not only personal psychology but also the psychology of crowds. To read the article, click the following link: Three Phases
Blaming "Market Manipulators" - There are many denials of reality which automatically disqualify millions of people from joining the ranks of successful speculators. For instance, to moan that "pools," "manipulators," "insiders," "they," "the big boys" or "program trading" (known today as "high-frequency trading") are to blame for one's losses is a common fault. Anyone who utters such a conviction is doomed before he starts. To read the article, click the following link: Market Manipulation?
To read articles on other subjects important to investing, trading, and the markets, click the following link: Online Trading Information