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How to think about your trading decisions

One of the things I’ve been thinking about recently is how to evaluate the quality of our decisions. This is a topic that traders probably don’t think enough about. Furthermore, much of the traditional advice is very bad and actively works against the trader trying to...

Reader Question: How to Stop Overtrading?

I have received several questions about overtrading over the past few weeks. Each question touched on a different aspect of the problem,; this is a serious question that many traders are asking about (and many more are facing and don’t realize it!) Rather than...

Working on a new way to view charts

I change slowly. The last major change I made to my trading was in 2005, and the smaller changes I’ve made since then are tiny, incremental changes. Often, they’re just time-saving tools that have grown out of my coding work. I also am very consistent: I...

When Good Setups Go Bad

One of the best setups I’ve seen in the currency markets was (note: past tense) the EURCHF. After a multi-month uptrend, the currency pulled back into a picture-perfect bull flag. One of the few negatives arguing against a long trade was that the cross went a...