7 Signs You Know You're Maturing As A Trader

Often times, we measure our success as a trader by our account value, whether it has grown, perhaps doubled in size, or whether we have lost and are under water.  Unfortunately, this is really a myopic way of measuring our success in trading.  If this was the true benchmark, then for my first 6 mos of trading, I must have been a rock star turning 3k into 83k.  How did I do it?  Over-leveraging to the hilt and having the most unbridled approach to the markets.  If you measured success by my account,then no doubt after the first 6 mos, I was a successful and mature trader.

But then, if you looked at the next 6 mos, I would have …

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