More than 20 years ago, I was curious about how human beings behaved, so I often went into the campus library and read everything that looked relevant to human beings. Naturally, I ended up standing in front of the biology and psychology shelves most of the time. After I graduated from that school, I still didn't get it. The hindsight explanation for the failure is that there wasn't anything in the whole library to answer my question. 10 years ago, I went into another school. This time, I decided to give it another try. This time, I got it. The moment I read the books, I knew I found the answer, not because the books self-claimed so, but because I had accumulated an additional 10 years of life experience to corroborate what the books said. Since then, I can explain just about everything around me that is related to human beings or other living organisms. So I am going to explain trading. Be quiet, traderzones and surdo, don't even think about sabotaging this thread with your stupid cartoons. Let me get to the point quickly. Two things bother traders a lot, they are greed and fear. I say: greed and fear do NOT exist, they are merely hypothetical constructs, fabricated by people to represent certain RESPONSES in human beings prior to or during trading. Depending on your levels of responses, they can be cognitive activities in your neural cortex such as dreaming of a mansion on the beach or a Sicilly sports car, or physiological demonstrations of sweating, heaving breathing, faster heart beat, shaking, vomitting, etc., or behavioral demonstrations of smashing your keyboards, punching a hole in the wall, kicking your dog or wife or kid or three at the same time, drinking alcohol or Clorox bleach. Anyway, the key concept is RESPONSE. A response is something that happens AFTER a stimulus. I am not going into details about the laws of motion in physics: Newton's law of action and reaction in particular. But if you accept this law of motion, you must accept that the so called Greed and Fear are Responses to some kind of Stimulus or Stimuli. In other words, Greed and Fear are NOT causes of trading failures. I am going to stop here and let you think about it. Again, no stupid cartoons from traderzones and surdo.