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Zen and the art of trading

http://www.straitstimes.com/business/invest/zen-and-the-art-of-trading by Rachael Boon Nabil Mattar, who meditates every morning, says trading is not just about making big bucks It might seem unusual to associate meditation with the dapper Mr Nabil Mattar, who is dressed in a crisp white shirt and dark blue suit for this interview. But meditation has played a major role in his […]

This new game can tell you if you have what it takes to be a trader

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/bloomberg-tradebook-launches-trader-brain-exercise-based-on-brain-research-2016-6?r=US&IR=T TINA WADHWA Trader Brain Exercise What makes a good trader? Mathematical ability, innate intuition or people skills? Is it something you are born with or something you can learn? Bloomberg Tradebook, Bloomberg’s global agency brokerage business, has partnered with risk and trading psychology practice, The ReThink Group, to put together a tool they say […]

Your Own Worst Enemy. – Why it is so hard to develop a real ‘Behavioural Edge’ in Trading.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/your-own-worst-enemy-why-so-hard-develop-real-edge-steven-goldstein by Steven Goldstein Risk Performance Consultant/Executive & Performance Coach The Dunning-Kruger effect is a behavioural bias which refers to people’s belief that they are more capable than they really are. This is a cruel trick played on traders by themselves which keeps most of them poor, and makes most brokers very wealthy.  Imagine an aspiring […]

MTA UK Chapter Meeting with Steven Goldstein

Steve Goldstein, a leading Executive and Performance Coach,  specialises in working with high-performance risk specialists, managers and leaders from within trading and investment businesses. Steve Goldstein will look at different Trader and Investment Personality Types, and how characteristics associated with each personality type affect beliefs, attitudes and behaviours. Click here to view on YOUTube. Topic: Understanding How You […]

The #1 Indicator Professionals Focus On

by Gratis Roze http://stockcharts.com/articles/journal/2016/03/the-1-indicator-professionals-focus-on.html A week doesn’t go by without some investor asking me “which one single indicator do you recommend above all others?” When I answer this question, the indicator I speak of is never the one they expect.  The most important indicator – the one that will determine the majority of your successes […]

Book Review – MINDFUL TRADING: Mastering Your Emotions and the Inner Game

http://www.fxtradermagazine.com/forex-trading-books/mindful-trading-mastering-your-emotions-and-the-inner-game.php Mastering Your Emotions and the Inner Game By Rande Howell In Mindful Trading: Mastering Your Emotions and the Inner Game, Rande Howell invites us on a journey into the self in a quest to master one’s emotional state of mind and to re-organize the self for peak performance trading. The book is structured as […]

MTA UK Chapter Interview with Steve Ward

About Steve Ward Through High Performance Global Ltd Steve Ward provides trading psychology and performance enhancement services to individual traders, proprietary groups, energy companies, banks, funds, exchanges,brokerages and education providers across the globe. Services include: – 1-1 trader/fund manager coaching – group training/seminars (both live and online,in-house and offsite) – graduate training program workshops/seminars – […]

Mastering the Present Moment in Trading

Rande Howell Click here to view on YouTube. This video describes the traders state of mind in the Present Moment. Anxiety or impulsiveness is about the future or past. These diminish the mind that manages uncertainty, while the mind focused on the Present Moment enhances probability. About Rande Howell A Very Different Approach Rande Howell […]

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