The Disciplined Trader: Developing Winning Attitudes
New York Institute of Finance, Jan 1, 1990 - 239 pages
Successful trading is 80% psychological and 20% methodological. Emotion is the enemy of successful trades. That's why, even with a modest knowledge of fundamental and technical information, the trader who is in psychological control will be the winner in the trading environement.
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You can measure this degree of self-acceptance by how positively or negatively
you think of yourself when you make what you perceive as a mistake. The more
negatively you think of yourself, the greater your tendency to avoid taking
responsibility, so you can avoid the pain of your harsh thoughts, thus generating
a fear of making mistakes. However, the greater the degree of self-acceptance
you have for yourself, the more positive your thoughts will be and the greater the
degree of ...
"Quality of energy" is the relative degree of positively or negatively charged
energy in which the experience is recorded. For example, if the environment
responds to the child with a soothing caress, expressing love and a sense that
his needs will be taken care of, then the experience will be recorded in the child's
memory with some degree of positively charged emotional energy. The degree of
posi- tiveness will depend on the intensity of the experience, that is, the degree of
impact the ...
Some of these outside environmental forces we will have some degree of
understanding of and others we will not. Our degree of understanding and insight
along with the extent to which we can act on what we know is directly
proportional to the degree of satisfaction we will experience as we interact with
the environment to fulfill our needs and achieve our goals. Implied within all the
external forces — whether we understand them or not — are all the forces of
change that automatically ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dandv - LibraryThing
Chapters 1-3 and 15 useful, the rest a huge load of psychobabble and pseudoscience (negative emotions are caused by negative electrical charges in the brain?!) Read full review
Great Read!!User Review - naturalqueen6 - Overstock.com
If you trade like I do or just want a book that is Enlightening then this is for you!! This book not only talks about trading but the Insight and Disciplines in Life necessary for developing a Winning ... Read full review
Why a New Thinking Methodology?
The Nature of the Trading Environment
There Is Unlimited Potential for Profit
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