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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How To Make Better Trading Decisions

How To Make Better Trading Decisions

  Cognitive Biases We all have a tendency to think we are right most of the time, even when we are wrong. This is caused by what is known in psychology as "cognitive biases", and it often results in bad trading decisions, which over time results in losing money....

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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