20 Habits of Wealthy Traders

1)      Patient with winners and impatient with losers
2)      Making money is more important than being right
3)      View Tech Analysis as a picture of where traders are lining up to buy and sell
4)      Before they enter every trade they will know profit target or stop exit
5)      Approach trade no.5 with the same conviction as the previous 4 losing trades
6)      Use naked charts
a)      As we mature we begin peeling off indicators
b)      Prices action is key
7)      Comfortable making decisions with incomplete information
8)      Stopped trying to pick tops & bottoms long ago
a)      They make their money in the meat/middle of a trend (wait for confirmation)
b)      A trend is much more likely to continue than it is to reverse
9)      Do not think of the market as expensive or cheap
a)      Ignore whether you think something is overpriced or understand, think price action
10)  Aggressive with trade size when doing well or modest when not
a)      Do more of what is making, less of what is not
11)  Realised that the market will be open tomorrow (more…)

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