Forex Psychology Articles 2017

Forex psychology is a field of expertise that is essential to be acknowledged by any trader willing to achieve continuous positive results from their operations in the financial markets. It is important to understand that trading theory is indispensable, yet to apply it in practice one needs to be well-prepared also in terms of clear mind and cool spirit. It is commonly known that such psychological factors as fear, as well as euphoria, might destroy any achievement in a short time span. Forex psychology brings to the limelight such essential aspects of human action as personal and collective behavior or market sentiment. Our set of articles aims at helping you become aware of psychological traps endangering successful trading, which, in the long run, will help you trade with confidence and avoid excessive losses.


The Problem with the Euro - it's a Cultural Thing

The recent problems and the seeming implosion of the euro, is I suggest something, which I have come to the conclusion, is something, which has been looming and brewing up for some time – the past several years...

Peak Performance Trading Tips

Last week I discussed Chapter 12 of the second edition of Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom, talking about how five investors with totally different ideas, including opposite views on what might happen, could all profit from various scenarios...

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Using the "ADM" Method to Deal with Losing Trades

A main tenet of success in futures trading is the ability to accept losing trades as part of the overall trading process. This is not an easy undertaking--especially since many futures traders tend to be of a more competitive nature in the first place...

Finding the Best Traders In The World

I was recently approached by a top hedge fund about profiling the best traders in the world. Profiling really refers to finding those psychological characteristics that will best predict success...

When To Quit Your Day Job

I have had many readers through the years--most of whom...


Do What You Love

I have a pretty good taste in art, I think. At least, I can go into most art galleries...

Know When to Fold 'Em

One of my hobbies is playing poker and I can do it for free online. When I visit a casino and play poker, I usually make money. However, when I started to play online with play money, I had tremendous difficulty making money...

Van Tharp Back-To-Basics Series

If you are a regular student of Van Tharp's work or reader of this newsletter you hear this a lot: You can't trade the markets, you can only trade your beliefs about the market. Let's explore what this really means...

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Enjoy Bumping Into Walls

This is a new section featuring Peak Performance Trading Tips. These won't be tips on some hot new investment. Instead, they'll be tips on how you get yourself in the best possible condition mentally to perform at a peak level. We'll be doing one new tip each month...

Behavioral Patterns That Sabotage Traders - Part I

Although I do not maintain a private practice of counseling/coaching...

Abell, Koppel Discuss Their Profitable Short-term Trading Methods

No short-term trading system is perfect. However, having and using a system is critical for short-term trading success, say Howard Abell and Bob Koppel...


Make An Honest Self Appraisal

If you are willing to accept total responsibility for your investment results, you will realize that you are the most important factor in your trading or investment success. If you have done that, you are way ahead of the crowd...

Hank Pruden on "Behavioral Finance" and Technical Analysis

Hank Pruden’s theory of "Behavioral Finance" proposes that human flaws are consistent, measurable and predictable, and being aware of and utilizing...

Self-Sabotage Revealed

In my peak performance training with traders...

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Getting What You Really Want

I used to do an exercise in the Peak Performance 101 workshop entitled "Getting What You Want". The exercise starts out with a question: If you could have anything in the universe, what would it be? Perhaps your answer might be $10 million dollars...

How to Handle a Losing Streak

A trader emailed me a while back, asking for some advice...

"Follow-Through"

Patience is a virtue in most endeavors in life, and it's certainly a valuable asset in futures and stock trading. You will many times hear me use the important term, "follow-through," when I discuss significant market moves such as price breakouts or trend changes...


Serious Money

There is an article in this week's news section...

A Trade or a Gamble?

I love to trade a lot - which is of course a euphemistic way of saying I love to gamble. Although I have been to Vegas more than a dozen times I never laid down so much as a dollar bet in any casino...

Defining A Great Trader

Great traders that we have had the pleasure to know and to be around, on exchange floors and on trade desks, had certain repeatable traits that all level traders can learn, or take something from...


Five Fatal Flaws of Trading

Close to ninety percent of all traders lose money. The remaining ten percent somehow manage to either break even or even turn a profit - and more importantly, do it consistently. How do they do that?

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Gold prices retreated from three week high

Buyers attempt to reclaim 1250 dollars per ounce on Wednesday failed. The price just touched the level and immediately...

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GBPUSD approaching major resistance

Price is approaching major resistance at 1.2573. Fibonacci retracement, horizontal resistance...

GBP/USD forecasts

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Oil poised to go lower

The oil price is hovering near a 4 month low today after data out shows production cuts from OPEC are failing to counter the effects of increased shale...

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NZD/USD Hovers Around Support

NZD/USD has retraced substantially since March 21st, as it was nearing the short-term major resistance level at 0.7100...

NZD/USD forecasts

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Is it the end of the US stock rally?

The demand for safe haven assets is declining, as the US stock market that was doomed to collapse remained stable. Investors are ready to jump...

Forex Forecasts

  


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