One way to make a living by trading is learning how to let go of trading — the letting go of the thought that we are always right. What most of us do when we trade is we keep holding on to trades hoping for the market to favor us…


Trading is very simple and easy. This is what I learnt after all the travails of trading and losing money in the process. I went through all the stages which all novice traders go through — the fear, greed, anger and emotional ups and downs. …


Warren Buffett says “Risk comes from not knowing what we are doing. We only have to do a very few things right in our life so long as we don’t do too many things wrong.” These words fit so well for trading. Most of the traders are not successful because…


Most of us, especially those who are new to trading, are afraid of losses. When you enter into a trade the chances of that trade making a profit or a loss are equal. One of the first lessons a trader should learn is how to manage losses. He should look…


Last month I was reading the book ‘The New Market Wizards’ by Jack D Schwager. In this book the author interviews some of the Super Traders. One of the Super Traders is Randy Mckay a veteran futures trader in currencies. He is among the few who have gone from a…


We will never find a trader who has not faced a losing trade. It is a futile exercise to avoid loss making trades as it is impossible to predict the markets.

While we are paper trading or doing mock trading, everything works efficiently and it makes us believe that trading…


I am a staunch follower of Trend Trading. I like trend following because it is easy and saves a lot of time. I spend around a couple of hours and I am ready with my strategy for the following day. …


It is a well known fact that 95% of the traders who come into the market to trade do not survive for more than three months. It is only the remaining 5% that manages to survive and continues to trade.

One of the biggest causes for this large scale failure…


Trading Plans, exit strategies, entry strategies, risk management, stop loss limits are all very important to trading. Many of us fail to realize that over and above all of these we should learn how to trade well. Greed is one factor that most of the time tries to overcome us…


In trading, the joy of consistency is the reward of commitment says Yvan Byajee who is a trader and a blogger.

While trading we traders desire that we make profits everyday in the market. Whether we trade stocks, index, commodities or something else. But to our utter dismay we find…

Sunsevvur

I am commodity and options trader. I have been trading for the last 12 years in the Indian Markets.

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