Discussion in 'Psychology' started by cocaineaddict, Jun 10, 2009.
And vice versa, how many of you guys curse and hit yourself after a bad trade?
neither. emotions get in the way, trading robotically is much more effective. I've developed this after many years, it doesn't come naturally for the great majority.
I don't think you will get many replies because you are asking people to confess to a weakness.
Maybe a poll would work better because people could respond anonymously.
If I'm sitting in the trade for way longer than I expect... like I anticipate it to work in a few minutes and I'm still sitting in the trade an hour later, then after an hour it finally works out, I get very excited and scream shit like "YEAH BITCHES, THOUGHT I WASN'T GOING TO WAIT!"
Next time you make a touchdown, act like you've been there before.
- Vince Lombardi
The greatest danger lies in the moment of victory
What if it's your first one ?
He used the word "act".
Also, if I'm in a swing trade and the market gaps in my favor unexpectedly and the trade exceeded my original target, I will hoot and holla, just as I will curse and break shit when it gaps way past my stop, unexpectedly.
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