Without a doubt, the learning process to successful trading is not a short one. It is one that takes time, akin to virtually all other skill based endeavors. Be it sports, playing a musical instruments, or martial arts.
Although we want to become black belt traders, or virtuoso readers of price action in a jiffy, in 99% of the cases, your time line from here to success will likely not be as quick as you’d prefer.
Because of the extended time on our journey from A to B, it is common as bikes in Amsterdam for us to lose perspective, and go off the rails.
Putting Things In Perspective
Take a look at the graph below. What you are seeing …