Trading and Fear

fear and trading

Inspired by watching The Dark Knight Rises on my recent flight, I wanted to write an article about trading and fear.  Of all the emotions that affect a trader negatively, fear would be at the top of the list.


Ask yourself;

-Have you ever not pulled the trigger when your system gave you a signal?
-Have you ever been paralyzed by a series of losses (or one big loss) that prevented you from taking a trade?
-Have you ever made a poor decision because you were thinking of your last losses?
-Has the fear of losing money ever affected you from doing what you know would help your trading?

If any of these have happened to you, do not …

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