“Really good traders are also capable of changing their mind in an instant. They can be dogmatic in their opinion and then immediately change it. If you can’t do that, you will get caught in a position and be wiped out.” -Steve Clark The greatest traders have a huge conviction about their edge and trading method after confirming its ability to create long term profits. It is hard for many new traders to grasp that great traders are able to change their opinion about a trade in a manner of minutes for many reasons. Unlike other professions that are paid to be right,it costs traders if they will not admit they are wrong quickly. In a mechanical system stops must be taken when they are hit, in a discretionary system price movement is the dictator and the trader must be the slave. If you are short a stock and resistance is broken through and closed above with power, then you are wrong, you are now short a break out. If you buy support and the stock plunges far below where you expected the bounce then the stock has broken the range and may be in a down trend.Continue reading »
How to access this market: The best route to this stock market is via the iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF, which tracks the up and down movements of shares listed in Malaysia.
9. Mexico – Bolsa Mexicana de Valores SAB de CV stock exchange
Loss in 2014: -12pc
How to access this market: One option is to buy a fund that has a significant chunk of its money in Mexican shares, such as the Blackrock Latin American Investment trust, which has around 30pc of its money in the country. Alternatively there is SPDR MSCI Mexico Quality Mix ETF and the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF.