Category: Traders’ Stories

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How the game without SL ends – a trader’s story

I knew a trader who made excellent money on oil but played without SL. It did not worry him at all, such trading lasted for several years…

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Lessons from 50 years of trading experience: key skills and achievements

The best traders I’ve met pointed to survival on the market as their main achievement. By studying their biographies, you can benefit in one particular way: you will strengthen your ability to adapt. Markets are changing and will continue to change, sometimes dramatically. Alternative data, big data and AI are coming into widespread use.

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The cardinal rules of trading according to the best traders in the world

One day I came up with the idea of finding the best traders in the world and then asking them about everything that is relevant for achieving success on the market. I wanted to know their full story — from the beginning, up until now. In the result, I interviewed almost 100 traders from all over the world. One of the questions was “What are the cardinal rules of trading according to you?” Check it out, what some of them told me…

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The 7 books on trading that every trader should read

People learn from their mistakes, smart people learn from the mistakes (and successes) of others. A nice shortcut is to read books containing biographies and interviews with successful traders. These books every trader should know.

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How profits can destabilize trader’s psyche

A trader I met approached me with the following problem. He was having an exceptionally good day, an excellent day in fact. As luck would have it, he entered a large position at the beginning of the day (day trader) and due to the terrorist attack the market fell dramatically…

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Traders’ stories: a convoy of gold and platinum that was robber by accident

A closer look at this popular opinion has shown that it is wrong. One trait is much more important than discipline, and it is evident in the best traders.