Tag: overconfidence

I’m A Winner!

There is no feeling quite like that of success in trading. To take the time to perform analysis on a name, establish a trading plan and then profit from your hard work is an awesome feeling. Putting a string of winning trades together like that is priceless. However, the chance of overconfidence or believing that

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Prepare for the Fall

There is no feeling quite like that of success in trading. To take the time to perform analysis on a name, establish a trading plan and then profit from your hard work is an awesome feeling. Putting a string of winning trades together like that is priceless. However, the chance of overconfidence or believing that

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I’m A Winner!

There is no feeling quite like that of success in trading. To take the time to perform analysis on a name, establish a trading plan and then profit from your hard work is an awesome feeling. Putting a string of winning trades together like that is priceless. However, the chance of overconfidence or believing that

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Cognitive dissonance and trading

The old saying “the trend is your friend” is easily one of the most widely used and accepted aphorisms of the markets. Looking back at what the market has done since March of 2009 it is easy to see why the trend is indeed your friend. It’s also easy to see why so many market

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Overconfidence

Stock market bubbles exist when stocks are overvalued but can be difficult to truly measure as” value” is a subjective metric. Bubbles are easily seen in hindsight as the warning signs that may have suggested the bubble tend to glare; this is known as hindsight bias. However, the issue I have with hindsight bias is

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