Emotional States of Trading

Emotional States of Trading



Ultimately, of greatest importance in the effort to ensure speculative success, is the composite state of internal emotions that governs a trading plan’s implementation.

Assuming a trader is using an analytical model which has proven to locate value, internal modification of one’s mental state is key to ensure that the model is not sabotaged. Glenn will point to phenomena that often arise when traders interact with a market which potentiate derailment of a model’s profitable features.

Examination of specific countermeasures to some common emotional pathogens will be discussed.

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