How To Be A Better Trader

How To Be A Better Trader Collection

Becoming a better trader (or investor) involves much more than expanding your knowledge of markets.

While the vast majority of market participants may believe that it is, they are incorrect.

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3 Things You Must Do To Be A Profitable Trader

3 things you must do to be a profitable trader

Everyone starts off wanting to be a profitable trader. Sadly, most fail to make money in the markets.

Here are 3 tips that will help you to make consistent and sustainable profits from trading and investing. 

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Why Traders Need To Focus on Asymmetric Returns 3

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people, Sir Isaac Newton Quote

For a modern parallel to Newton’s misadventures in financial markets, think of Bitcoin’s sharp rise, and subsequent tumble.

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Why Traders Need To Focus on Asymmetric Returns 2

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people, Sir Isaac Newton Quote

Understanding how to go about making asymmetric returns is simple enough, but actually being able to do it is not.

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Why Traders Need To Focus on Asymmetric Returns 1

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people, Sir Isaac Newton Quote

Hang around traders or investors long enough and you will hear the phrase “asymmetric returns”.

While it sounds suspiciously sophisticated and impressive, “asymmetric returns” aren’t, like a lot of other financial jargon, pure marketing guff. They are, in fact, a reflection of not just how markets distribute outcomes (returns), but also how we can best profit from them. 

Which begs the question, what exactly are asymmetric returns, and why are they so important?

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What Do You Blame When You Lose Money Trading?

Real yields remain negative in the USA

It is human nature to attribute our success to some individual attribute (that is often viewed very positively by society), and put our failures down to having bad luck.

This is of course a logical fallacy, since if luck can lead to undesirable outcomes, It follows that luck can lead to positive outcomes too.

Luck is a two way street.

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