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Psychology can be a major challenge for traders, and just one tip can sometimes make a big difference in your success. That's why we include tons of exclusive trading tips in your personalized dashboard to help you strengthen your psychology and improve your trading skills.
Remember this: At any single point of the time the market can start to move against you 1000 pips up or 1000 pips down. This is why you MUST use stop loss or at least be prepared to take manual exits at specific price levels or inside an invalidation area or zone.
The hard part is discipline and patience.
When we have high impact news coming that can really affect the Forex market, the best thing to do is to STAY AWAY, wait, Let the market unfold, read the reaction, read the structure and then act accordingly based on your system. Do not jump in or let the FOMO control your actions. Market will always give you opportunities but if you don’t have any money left to trade these opportunities, this is a problem.
Market will misbehave from time to time and it will make sudden big moves most likely against your bias, be ready for such moves and take all the precautions by applying strict risk and money management rules.
If you have a losing position that is making you uncomfortable, the solution is very simple: Get out...
The elements of good Trading are:
1: Cutting losses
2: Cutting losses, and
3: Cutting losses!
If you can follow these three rules, you will have a high probability chance of making a lot of money.
Once you learn how to cut losses, your wins will take care of themselves.
Don't get discouraged by temporary setbacks. Forex trading requires resilience and a long-term perspective. Keep pushing forward.
Stay patient during market consolidation. It's okay to sit on the sidelines until a clear trend emerges. Preserve your capital.
Avoid trading solely based on tips or rumors. Conduct your own analysis and make independent trading decisions. Trust your judgment.
Monitor and adjust your trading strategy when necessary. Markets evolve, and so should your approach. Stay adaptable.
Use a combination of fundamental and technical analysis to make informed trading decisions. Balance both approaches for a holistic view.
In trading you should be selective. Knowing when NOT to trade is more important than knowing when to trade! Your job is to select the best setup possible based on your rules and not be addicted to click trades! You must be addicted to following your system, rules and plan every single time.
Over-Trading and Over-Risking are the top 2 common mistakes BEGINNERS in Forex trading do. And that’s why it's very important to have a system and follow it on every single trade you take. Every single trade!
You have to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy when others are fearful.
Stop loss should be only moved in the direction of the trade! Do not remove your stop loss when you see market moving against you. If you get in the buy and market starts to move up, you can only move your stop loss upwards and vice versa in the selling scenario.
It's not whether you're tight or wrong that's important, but how much money you make when you're right and how much you lose when you're wrong.
You will face bad days, weeks or even a bad month. This is pretty normal in trading, you can and you will pass this as long as you have the faith, plan, rules, and the desire to succeed. Trading is the toughest business in the world but the good part is you can do it if you do it the right way. Learn first and then risk your money!
You must know where to get out of the trade before you get in.
Understand the correlation between different currency pairs. Correlations can provide insights into potential market movements.
Learn to cut your losses early. Don't let losing trades spiral out of control. Protect your capital and move on to the next opportunity.
Follow risk sentiment in the market. Risk-on or risk-off sentiment can influence currency movements. Stay aware of market dynamics.
Stay updated with central bank announcements and monetary policy decisions. They can have a significant impact on currency values.
Learn to manage your emotions during winning streaks too. Stay grounded and avoid becoming overconfident.
Here are We Trade Waves 4 golden rules:
1. Do not jump in
2. Do not over risk & over trade
3. Do not trade without stop loss
4. Never ever add to losing position
If you follow these 4 golden rules, I guarantee you, you will never ever break your trading account.
Are you willing to lose money on a trade?
If not, then don't take it.
You can only win if you're not afraid to lose.
And you can only do that if you truly accept the risks in front of you.
Small risk = Small loss = Potential big win
Big risk = Big loss = Potential big win (Because most traders cut their wins shortly) so it's up to you to understand this equation and make a decision if you wanna risk big or small.
The big money is not in the buying or selling but in the waiting.
All you need is one pattern to make a living.
Fear & greed are your 2 big enemies in trading, you have to control your emotions in order to trade properly and as per warren buffet, if you cannot control your emotions you cannot control your money. When will you face fear? Over risking or being in big drawdown
Practice proper money management. Determine your position size based on your risk tolerance and protect your capital.
Consider using risk-to-reward ratios in your trading. Aim for trades with a higher potential reward than the risk taken.
Follow the trend, but also know when to go against it. Identify reversal patterns and trade with caution during trend changes.
Stay humble and manage your ego. The market is always right, and no trader is infallible. Keep learning and adapting.
Keep your emotions in check. Fear and greed are common pitfalls. Stick to your plan and avoid impulsive decisions.