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Cognitive Biases – How New Traders Can Prevent Its Dangers?

Recently many investors lost their money in stock market – so you’re now skeptical in every trade. You’re a know – it – all – so you don’t want to listen to even the sanest of trading advices. You want to control every market move – so you keep on buying – selling stocks even when seem unnecessary. Read more

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Market and Myths: Are You a Victim? (PART 2)

“I don’t know how to do it…”

However urgent or rewarding the next step is, as humans, we never run out of reasons. We know stock trading is one of the best investment avenues and it vouches big rewards. Sadly, majority of people obstruct this journey from the go, claiming they don’t know how to trade. This lack of confidence and reluctance to learn comes from the well-conformed myth that you must be a genius to be an ace trader.

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The Deadly Money Management Mistake New Stock Traders (Always) Make

There are no hard-hitting rules to become a successful stock trader. However, there is a broad 3-step flow that the newbies must adapt to stay on the right track. It includes the right trading strategy, a money management plan and discipline.

Out of these, the middle one is the most overlooked. While people make strategies of how and when there are going to trade, and they also have a right mindset, few of them really care about having a thorough money management plan. And needless to say, it is one fatal mistake that stops them short from optimizing their returns.

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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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Learn to Take Losses- Find Your Trading Edge

You did all your calculations, analyzed everything, and then analyzed it some more. You invested in the stock market and put yourself in a position where you’re sure you absolutely cannot lose—or so you thought.

Sadly, we live in an uncertain world, where dreams hardly do come true.

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Can’t Find A Perfect Trading Strategy? You Don’t Need It (You Need This!)

“Have no fear of perfection—you will never reach it,” said Salvador Dali. The quote is as true as it gets. No wonder people advocate striving for excellence and not perfection.

Sadly, this is something that many new-age stock traders don’t really understand. These are the traders who are in quest of a “perfect” trading strategy. Needless to say, this fields indecisiveness and delays in making decision, often costing the traders a significant portion of their potential return.

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Taking a Look at the Various Natures of Financial Markets: Random, Cyclical or a Mix?

Are the investment markers cyclical or random? The debate and discussions have gone on for long, and there are supporters for both – with each camp claiming about having evidence to support their belief. Random walk proponents feel that the markets tread an efficient path in which a statistical edge cannot be provided by any type of analysis. On the other hand, technical and fundamental analysts suppose that the markets have a specific rhythm that can be uncovered by careful analysis, offering a small amount of advantage at least.

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Fundamental and Technical Analysis are Opposite Sides of the Pole—or are They?

The debate between fundamental and technical analysis is ever-so-existing. In fact, in the stock and Forex market, there are two separate camps, following (and swearing by) each of these methodology.

“I rely on technical analysis to make my trading decisions”, say some; while others proudly boast their allegiance to fundamental analysis.

The popular belief is that these two methods are poles apart. And that the investors must choose between either of them.

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