TRADING STOCKS FOR A LIVING

There is so much BS on the Internet on stock trading. After spending many years failing, learning and developing my own strategy, I was finally able to make the switch 7 years ago and become a full-time independent trader. Let me tell you the truth about what it takes, what works and what doesn’t in the realm of Stock Trading

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R and R-multiples

R and R-multiples

R and R-Multiples R (aka R-value) and R-multiples is a concept developed by Dr. Van K. Tharp., the well-known professional trading coach who wrote several trading books such as “Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom” or “The Definitive Guide to Position Sizing”. So what...

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2019 Review

2019 Review

Timeline 2009I lost $700,000, or 70% of all the money I had in a trade gone seriously wrong.2010I lost another $100,000 in a failed start-up business. I then decided to go back to trading.2013I reached a low point of $35,000 left in my trading account.But after taking...

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My Trading Journal – New Features

My Trading Journal – New Features

  I've just spent the last 2 months creating myself a new trading journal on Google Sheets.  The reason it took me that long was that I've added new personalized tools to it in order to: 1- help me reduce my trading mistakes2- make it easy to check what would...

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You can study the company, the product/service, the growth prospects, the industry, the market share, the management, the share structure, the fund ownership and the valuation as much as you want.. ...but if you buy a stock that’s not going up in price, you won’t make any money.
h J R
@lonestocktrader
A trade that wasn't planned in advance is not necessarily a bad trade. One has to learn to separate trades really based on experience (what one sees), and a trade based on fomo or fear of losing (what one fears/hopes).
h J R
@lonestocktrader
When people say “breakouts don’t work” or “pullbacks don’t work”, they probably haven’t spent enough time trying to find out which ones are working in the current market conditions, since there’s probably an infinite number of different types of breakouts and pullbacks.
h J R
@lonestocktrader
Trading, the endeavor, is not easy. It's difficult. But the act of trading itself should feel effortless. Find ways to make it feel effortless to you, find out what works for you and what doesn't. This can't be taught. It has to be experienced.
h J R
@lonestocktrader
@FinancialGamblR I used to try to think like that, but it's difficult for me, esp. since if a trade works, I could be in for months, and I also developed a valid gut feel for high proba trades over the years. My guess is that it makes it easier for shorter time frames and very systematic traders.
h J R
@lonestocktrader