Trading Psychology

Capiche: Why Are You Getting In a Trade? April 5, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Successful traders have rules and stick to them, whether those rules are based on volatility, probability, technical analysis, or other factors.

1 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Mentally and Financially Ready to Flip the Switch? Paper Trading vs. Live Trading Accounts March 23, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Have you been paper trading on a simulator? Is it time for the real deal? It’s not just about money; it’s also about emotion. Here’s what you should know about paper trading vs. live trading.

2 min read  |  Paper Trading
Four Big Mistakes Even Experienced Traders Make and How to Avoid Them October 14, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Trading stocks and options can play tricks on your mind. Control as much as you can to reduce the risks you can't control. Avoid these four trading mistakes.

6 min read  |  Trading Psychology
It’s About the Algorithms: Is a Robo-Advisor Right for You? October 2, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Like most financial advisors, robo-advisors recommend portfolios based on investors’ long-term financial goals, time horizon, and risk tolerance. Because robo-advisors generally use algorithms to make investment decisions, they avoid emotions and generally charge lower fees.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Don’t Get Caught in a “Bull Trap”—Tips to Avoid Getting Tricked May 12, 2020 10:46 AM   |  

Some call it a bull trap; others use the more colorful term suckers' rally. Either way, traders don't want to get caught. Is a bounce off the lows for real, or just a ruse?

5 min read  |  Trading Psychology
Trading Journal: How Writing Trades Down Can Offer Insight September 26, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Taking notes in a trading journal can help you better understand trading and provide insights to improve your trading.

3 min read  |  Trading Basics
Luck of the Draw? There's a Lot More to Trading and Investing than Luck August 19, 2019 11:07 AM   |  

Investing results may depend to some extent on luck, but research and science play a larger role in portfolio strategy.

2 min read  |  Trading Psychology
Managing Stress to Improve Trading Psychology August 6, 2019 10:00 AM   |  

Risk and uncertainty are hallmarks of trading, but they create stress. Learn four ways to manage stress in trading and investing.

2 min read  |  Trading Psychology
After Hours: Trading Prep When the Markets Are Closed August 3, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

After-hours trading homework can cut the scary from real-time markets. Plus, some markets remain open after traditional market hours.

3 min read  |  Trading Basics
Forget Wall Street. Trust Yourself: Use Your Trading Tools October 1, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Are you effectively investing your money? Millennials are among the smartest investors, but not all of them follow this important process.

8 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Who Says You Have to Sell Stock Declines? August 23, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Don’t panic and sell your long-term retirement investment. Instead, consider going shopping during a stock market down phase.

3 min read  |  Investing Basics
How “Out” is Out of the Money? Options for Fear and Volatility April 29, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Out-of-the-money call options may be hard to trade when volatility is low, but there are good opportunities for cheaper options trades during market extremes.

4 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
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