Forex Lessons From Jumanji

When it comes to improving your Forex game, inspiration can come from many different sources. While many traders focus exclusively on the trading screens in a bid to improve their trading ability, sometimes the big screen can offer helpful inspiration too. There are of course many obvious trading films which might be running through your mind no...

2018-04-13 James Harte Read more
Trading Psychology

Trading is a profession that demands extreme control over the mind. After all, precious money is involved, which could be lost in the blink of an eye. As much as trading depends on strategies, efficient and faster platforms and risk management; trading psychology is also an important aspect here. Forex investors drive market activity; hence t...

2018-03-20 Orbex Read more
Psychological Challenges of Trading

Trading can be an extremely challenging endeavour. While many traders believe that the key to success simply lies in finding a profitable system and applying it, most underestimate the psychological challenges of trading, particularly the emotional hurdles they will face. The two key emotions that can affect trading performance are fear and gree...

2018-03-02 James Harte Read more
Star Trek

“You know the greatest danger facing us is ourselves, an irrational fear of the unknown. But there’s no such thing as the unknown — only things temporarily hidden, temporarily not understood.” The long-running and hugely popular Star Trek series might just seem like light entertainment; however, it actually contains a lot of useful lessons and ...

2017-12-12 James Harte Read more
Lionel Messi

Success Spills Over We often take a look at how the attributes responsible for success in other areas such as boxing or poker can help deliver the same success in Forex trading. In all endeavours, however, there are those key people who rise far above the rest; in football, Lionel Messi is definitely one such player. When thinking about what ma...

2017-10-22 James Harte Read more
Puzzle pieces

Statistics say that hardly 2% of traders actually make the cut. The remainders of the 98% are merely a flash in the pan. Some traders give up at the first taste of failure; others continue to spend money in hopes of finding the 'Holy Grail' of trading. Others simply use a social trading or a PAMM account and hope that other's decisions will aff...

2017-09-13 John Benjamin Read more
Star sign_Trading_Friday_0206

For those of you familiar with trader psychology, you will know that there are different “trader types”. However, what you might not be familiar with is how different star signs can affect your trading type. Take a look at the summaries below and see how well suited your own star sign is to the world of financial markets trading. Aries (March...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
Meditation_traders_2804

Learn How To Take Control Although trading financial markets can be incredibly rewarding, there is no doubt that it can also be extremely stressful. Indeed, one of the major hurdles that traders must overcome in order to achieve success is leaning to control their emotions. Over-trading, avoiding trades, taking too much risk, taking too little ...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
Better forex trader_poker_0302

Read 'em and Weep For those of you familiar with poker you might have noticed that many of the qualities found in good poker players and many of the skills required to be successful at poker are often found to be very useful when it comes to trading the markets. Both can be rewarding ways to earn money, but both practices require a lot more int...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
pressure_trading psychology

Originally posted by Nathan Batchelor on LittleFish FX Pressure to Trade First of all, I would like to start by saying that when I first started out trading and learning from other more experienced traders, and to a large degree educating myself on all thing Forex, the opinions of others and their experience and knowledge had a profound effe...

2017-07-26 LittleFish FX Read more