Tag Archive: success

Feb 02

If You Had To Choose A Trading Skill….

optimism vs pessimism

What would it be? Great technical analysis skills?  The ability to take small losses?  Better insight into your trading psyche? While all these skills would be great,  personally I believe there is one ‘skill’ that successful traders possess that underpins all the others. Without this one attribute, longevity in the markets is pretty much a …

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Jan 24

Trading Hurdles

You’ve heard it said before that “Trading is not a sprint, it’s a marathon”. Since it seems to be the done thing to compare trading to a running race, I’m going to jump on the bandwagon. And mess it up a little. While trading certainly isn’t a sprint, it’s not really a marathon either. Marathons …

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Jan 24

4 Things I am Doing Right Now To Become A Kick-Ass Trader

You may have noticed it’s been a bit quiet around here, so let me reassure you that I’ve not, in fact, ditched my life and run off to join the Kalahari bushmen.  Although a simple life that involves a great deal of sitting about in the desert does at times seem rather appealing, it’s not …

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Jan 24

Richard St John – Success in 8 Words

I came across this today care of Chris at The Trading Game and thought it was particularly relevant to where I’m at right now. It’s short and sweet, so take the three minutes to grab a little inspiration. *** Did you know you can get Rogue Traderette posts sent direct to your in-box? Sign up …

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Jan 24

Next Step on The Road To Incredibleness – FOCUS

Hi! I’m Jess. I’m a Trader, and you subscribe to my blog because, well, you just do. I thought I’d better re-introduce myself because you’ve likely forgotten exactly who I am. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? As you used to know but have probably forgotten, I’m on my way to becoming a trader worthy …

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Jan 24

A Public Flogging. Bring Your Tomatoes.

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I’ve been back in the ring for almost 2 weeks now, and I have a problem.  It’s a good sort of problem, but it’s making me more angry than any other trading issue I’ve ever had to overcome.  So maybe it’s not good after all. You see, I’m profitable – which of course is very …

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