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Patience- The Biggest Asset of Successful Traders

“The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient,” said Warren Buffet. And given his remarkable experience and portfolio, very few could really question his ideas and opinions.

Indeed when looked at the stories of all the successful stock traders, one could easily outline the subtle (but very important) truth that lies way behind the mainstream perception of extraordinary financial and technical knowledge. One of the biggest factors behind the high-flights of these individuals isn’t what they know—it’s their patience.

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Market and Myths: Are You a Victim? (PART 3)

“Don’t get carried away… it will come down.”

Down the line, when new traders find their comfort with the market basics, they are supposedly given a rule that follows a law that of Physics—what goes up must come down.

Stock that goes up must come down, says and believes many.

While a decade back the theory had less contention, not today. With the surge of analytical tools and technologies, more and more figures have surfaced to prove that this is simply a myth based out of someone’s “practicality” and “safe playing”.

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The (Biggest) Psychological Difference between Successful and Not-So-Successful Traders

The idea – proliferated by countless books and articles – that successful traders are more intelligent and big risk-takers is nothing but completely flawed. And this fictitious belief is the first stumbling stone for the new traders on the path to higher returns. Many of them start their journey with certainty that they would need to be genius at the technical-end.

Are you new to trading? How are you trying to match (and learn from) the habits and lifestyle of successful traders?

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How Much Money Can You Make as a Stock Trader?

“How much money can I make as a stock trader”—this is the foremost question that almost every new trader asks. And it’s a legit question. After all, few would want to take the hassle and risks of trading when the return isn’t up to the expectations.

Sadly, as straightforward as the question is, its answer isn’t. So if you’re looking for a clear-cut, definite figure, it doesn’t exist. Return from your trade is only as high as your smart strategies. The more calculated and informed your moves are, higher will be the return.

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You’re Losing Thousands in Trading Everyday Without Even Knowing

When it comes to stock trading, no strategy or amount of planning is ever perfect— be it that of beginners or professionals. So losing money everyday isn’t much of a surprise. However, the experienced traders are much closer to that optimal threshold than the rookies. Meaning, they lose less money when compared to that latter group.

What kind of stock trader are you? Do you follow the best trading practices? Do you apply a stop-loss and take-profit? Do you do short-term or long-term trading? Do you use margin? Do you have a sound risk management strategy?

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Define Optimism and Unrealism in Stock Trading: Have an Open Mindset

As appealing as the idea of prophetic optimism sounds, it doesn’t hold any practical application in the stock market. When trading, while some people absurdly rely on complete luck, there are also those who have unrealistic expectations. What’s even worse is that they call this state as ‘optimism’.

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7 Critical Reasons Why Your Stock Trades Aren’t Profitable

Contrary to what those tips and “hacks” may have had you believe, stock trading isn’t very easy. If you’re in it for a long-term scope, hoping to build a sustainable and high-yielding portfolio, you would need to be much smarter with your trading strategy, style and timing.

Are you struggling to make a decent return from your stock investment?

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How Many Trades to Make In Stock Market Every Month?

Among a host of questions that bother nearly every new trader is how many trades they should make every month. While, in general, the question might not seem as important as others, it is, however, quite crucial if you’re looking to hit the chords with complete precision; or in a more subtle terms, if you’re looking to optimize the return from your every trade. After all, contrary to what the self-claimed “experts” and your ego may tell you, over-trading is never good and is an ingredient to poor return.

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What Does “Be Proactive” Means in Stock Market? (It Isn’t What Majority Think!)

Out of many popular advices experienced stock traders give to rookies, “be proactive” is one of the top ones. While given with all the noble intentions, many people interpret it in a slight different way. Result? They end up making big trading blunders, struggling to make decent return from their investment.

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Profitable Trade Isn’t Always Good (And It Might Be Doing More Harm Than Good)

When you’re serious about building a solid stock portfolio, falling prey to common mistakes isn’t an option. Every step you take must be well calculated, analyzed and expert-backed to hit all the chords perfectly. However, ours is a real trading world, where few things are completely flawed. For someone beginning on the scene, the biggest problem is trading for the wrong reasons.

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