Game over

I was chatting with a veteran trading coach about a trader in drawdown.  Is this drawdown part of her strategy or is she making it worse?  Are you making things worse for your trading with your worst trades? Veteran Trading Coach: I actually love how she fights so much.  She never wants to admit defeat in a trade until she … Read More

Consistency Is Not A Game of Perfect

By Bruce Bower We asked and you chose. The people have spoken. We asked the SMB community which topics they wanted to learn more about it in the upcoming “Peak Performance Trading and Investing” video course.  Out of a list of ten topics, by far the most popular was “How to Be More Consistent”. This is one of the most … Read More

Lesson 7: The Mental Game

Lesson 7: The Mental Game Is Key In the last installment of my series, Seven Lessons I’ve Learned, we will cover a part of investing and trading that can change how everything else works: the mental game. Like with any peak performance activity, the absolute top performers have gotten there through developing both their skills and also their psychology and … Read More

Monthly Options Spread Trading is a 12-Inning Game

I’m mentoring a remarkable options trainee named Joe. We’ve been working together for over two years. Joe is remarkable for many reasons, but among them is the fact that he lives in Indonesia and is asleep during the majority of the U.S. options market hours due to the time difference (about 12 hours—we’re talking about half way around the world … Read More

The Financial Media, Game Change and Trading

We learn in Game Change that John Edwards rose to serious presidential candidate with a pregnant mistress. He was running as a devoted family man. In this same book we learn that John McCain’s staff legitimately wondered if Sarah Palin was psychologically stable, yet she was the VP selection for the Rs. Everyday trading gurus go on TV and make … Read More