ENHANCING TRADER PERFORMANCE: IS PSYCHOLOGY REALLY IMPORTANT?

I am often asked what I consider the most important indicator when managing a trade from start to finish. My answer has nothing to do with a chart or any system trading indicator associated with it.  My answer? Psychology.  From personal experience, I consider trading to be 100% psychological. All of our choices, from the type of price chart employed, … Read More

Enhancing Trader Performance: Learning How to Lose

*****David Blair, The Crosshairs Trader, is a blogger/trader/educator who does a wonderful job of sharing research on elite performance and how it relates to trading. Below is his latest post for the SMB trading community.***** — Editor’s Note What a wonderful experience it is to win. We all like to win. We want to be associated with winners and be … Read More

Enhancing Our Performance with Michael Mauboussin

*****David Blair, The Crosshairs Trader, is a blogger/trader/educator who does a wonderful job of sharing research on elite performance and how it relates to trading. Below is his latest post for the SMB Trading Community. We hope you enjoy!***** — Editor’s Note Let’s face it, when it comes to managing risk in an environment of uncertainty (e.g., the stock market) … Read More

Your Brain on Neuroeconomics

******One blogger/trader/educator who does a wonderful job of sharing research on elite performance and how it relates to trading is David Blair, The Crosshairs Trader. Below is his latest Sunday Links post for the SMB Trading Community. We hope you enjoy!****** — Editor’s note Neuroeconomics is the study of human decision-making. Combining several fields of study from behavioral economics to … Read More

The Eight Principles of Elite Traders

******One blogger/trader/educator who does a wonderful job of sharing research on elite performance and how it relates to trading is David Blair, The Crosshairs Trader. Below is his latest Sunday Links post for the SMB Trading Community. We hope you enjoy!****** — Editor’s note Charles Garfield, the author of the 1984 classic, Peak Performance: Mental Training Techniques of the World’s … Read More