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Trading Psychology – An Easy Scapegoat for Poor Thinking

Trading Psychology - An Easy Scapegoat for Poor Thinking

There are countless traders who, after sustaining a series of losses, are too quick to claim “trading psychology” as an area in which they suffer significant weakness. They would often state their lack of discipline–due to fear, anxiety, doubt, uncertainty, etc.–as the root cause of their poor performance. Confusing Cause ...

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Why Top Traders Trade From The Gut – And Why You Shouldn’t

Why Top Traders Trade From The Gut - And Why You Shouldn't

By Nicholas Vardy, seekingalpha.com If you are a world-class trader, you should go with your gut. That is the conclusion of a study published yesterday by former derivatives trader-turned-neuroscientist, John Coates. After years of focusing on algorithmic trading, researchers like Coates are now examining how some human traders are consistently ...

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