Positive Outlook

I always find it amazing what some positive thinking can do to your outlook on trading and results. Whilst positive thinking will not turn losers into winners, it certainly gives a better mindset. For some reason before I started trading yesterday, I had a good feeling about the week ahead. Everything felt right, I had a pleasant day before trading yesterday and likewise today. By starting at 3pm, it means I have a fair wait to get trading and on occasions it is frustrating but on good days it is enjoyable. I might have to re read that tomorrow when I’m looking after Ava from 4pm til bedtime as my Wife is working a late afternoon shift!

The saga of our shipping is in limbo as I’ve been told it could be another 4 weeks BEFORE it actually leaves Dubai as it’s a part consignment. It struck me as odd as to why they were so much cheaper than other companies and I guess I now know why!

So a simple short win for TUFXP today and I’m ready to switch off and relax and watch Deal or No Deal until later this evening when I’ll look at my EURUSD trades. They’ve been in a frustrating pattern of late but I’m taking it in my stride and thinking long term instead of small windows of time. I’m also doing my best at keeping everything nice and simple, I’ve read quite a few good articles recently about traders trying to over complicate matters and getting caught out, which lead me to finding out about a guy called Dan Zanger. It the late 90’s during the I.T boom, he set a world record for the biggest % gain in a personal portfolio. Guesses? 29,000%!!! $10,000 into $18,000,000. The tools he used? A simple chart pattern and volume.

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    • marco
    • June 15th, 2010

    I often wonder if our moods and the market are somewhat interwined .I have heard it said ,that never trade if in a negative frame of mind, or if one is emotionally upset,or had argument with spouse ect ,as it will effect ones trading.
    That the dark self sabatour is always waiting in the background for when ones energy is low or upset so it can strike ,cause havoc and destroy ones confidence.
    but what self discipline it takes to stay away from trading if one feels negative ,or even more so to trade through that negativity whilst sticking to ones trading plan and money management.
    Ifeel that anyone in this world that wants to undertake a journey of self discovery should become a forex trader.
    marco

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