Trading Psychology and Tips

What Does Your Trading Need?

March 23, 2017
If you’re a trader who has a hard time taking a loss, or waiting for the right entry point, or prematurely exiting winning trades at the first sign of heat, or putting on too much size, or too little…..then those... Read more

Forging a Disciplined, Patient Mind for Dealing with Uncertainty of Trading

March 17, 2017
How can you be so accomplished in technical skills and, yet, not be able generalize them to consistent profitability in trading? This is one of the greatest mistakes that gifted left-brainers make while transitioning to trading. In this video, Rande... Read more

Keeping your Cool While Trading

March 8, 2017
I know what to do when I don’t need to do it.  But when I get caught up in the storm of making decisions while trading, I fall into self-doubt and urgency just when I need to be rational.  For... Read more

How to be Calm, Cool, and Collected while Trading

February 28, 2017
What is it about emotions that get traders in so much trouble? The major obstacle to consistent performance is that the trader does not understand emotions in a way that allows him to grow in his capacity to perform in... Read more

What Can Be Controlled in Your Trading?

February 21, 2017
Where is Your Focus? Recently during a webinar, I surveyed the traders what they were thinking about as they were trading.  Over two thirds of the group reported that their focus was on winning (or its cousin - not losing). ... Read more

Hope is Not an Edge

February 16, 2017
How’s your performance so far YTD? Have you been fighting the market? Are you sticking to your trading plan? Are you making progress on any NYR you may have made? If you’re relying on post-it notes – “Follow My Plan”,... Read more

Achieving Emotional Control During Trading Pressure

February 10, 2017
We all know that emotional control is necessary to keep your head on straight while trading -- but how do you do it? In this powerful video Rande Howell shows what is necessary to achieve emotional control in trading. To... Read more

Keep Your Trading Mind from Slip-Sliding Away

February 2, 2017
The potential exists for you to build a mind that produces success in trading. That is the dream that drives smart, hardworking people into trading. It seems so do-able, all it should require is effort. Yet traders hold that desire... Read more

Achieving Emotional Control in the Midst of Trading Uncertainty

January 17, 2017
Traders have no idea of the mine field that they step into when they decide to learn to trade. It is instinctive to fear uncertainty and its cousin probability when real capital risk as part of the equation. It is... Read more

Goodbye 2016! Developing the Mind for Trading in 2017

December 30, 2016
Looking Back on the Year The Holidays are here.  Where did all the time go?  When you look back over your trading goals for the year, has Santa magically given you the gift of consistent profitability?  If not, where do... Read more