stop-loss Archive

  • Bila sudah mula teragak-agak nak jual, dan akhirnya terus tak buat apa-apa, itu yang jadi semangat nak melabur hancur luhuh sebab tengok saham yang patut kita lepaskan awal-awal lagi, tapi kita masih pegang, dan saham tu jatuh teruk!

    Perkara Paling Sukar Nak Laksanakan Bila Melabur Saham

    Bila sudah mula teragak-agak nak jual, dan akhirnya terus tak buat apa-apa, itu yang jadi semangat nak melabur hancur luhuh sebab tengok saham yang patut kita lepaskan awal-awal lagi, tapi kita masih pegang, dan saham tu jatuh teruk!

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  • In the world of money, which is a world shaped by human behavior, nobody has the foggiest notion of what will happen in the future. Mark that word -- NOBODY! Thus, the successful trader does not base moves on what supposedly will happen but reacts instead to what is happening.

    The Investing and Stock Market 19 Trading Points

    In the world of money, which is a world shaped by human behavior, nobody has the foggiest notion of what will happen in the future. Mark that word -- NOBODY! Thus, the successful trader does not base moves on what supposedly will happen but reacts instead to what is happening.

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  • A centered trader focuses on the trade and lets thoughts about self-doubt or self-criticism pass without interaction. They have learned to turn down the volume on such thoughts and just watch the chart to see how the trade unfolds. They don’t ask, "Do you think I can make it as a trader? Can people really make a steady income doing this?" They understand that trading is a business and losses are the cost of doing business. A centered trader has learned to take emotions out of trading. How? Experience has taught them how to react calmly to every situation. Another word for experience is practice.

    What is a Centered Trader?

    A centered trader focuses on the trade and lets thoughts about self-doubt or self-criticism pass without interaction. They have learned to turn down the volume on such thoughts and just watch the chart to see how the trade unfolds. They don’t ask, "Do you think I can make it as a trader? Can people really make a steady income doing this?" They understand that trading is a business and losses are the cost of doing business. A centered trader has learned to take emotions out of trading. How? Experience has taught them how to react calmly to every situation. Another word for experience is practice.

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  • The smart investor can’t sit around with his finger up his nose waiting for them to come back. A 50% loss means it has to gain 100% to get back to even. If Mr. Smart Investor had taken a small 10% hit he would be money ahead. He could even consider the difference between the 50% loss and the 10% loss as a reverse profit. One loss he didn’t have to take. The money stayed in his portfolio.

    How Stop Loss Orders Make Money

    The smart investor can’t sit around with his finger up his nose waiting for them to come back. A 50% loss means it has to gain 100% to get back to even. If Mr. Smart Investor had taken a small 10% hit he would be money ahead. He could even consider the difference between the 50% loss and the 10% loss as a reverse profit. One loss he didn’t have to take. The money stayed in his portfolio.

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  • Many readers have told me that this is one of the most difficult things to do. Why? Very simply, because it is an admission of having been wrong especially if that sell stop triggers a loss as opposed to locking in a gain. Get over it! When you invest, you will have losses and admitting that you were wrong from time to time will not kill your portfolio. What will kill it is letting small losses turn into large ones.

    Never Too Big To Admit Mistakes

    Many readers have told me that this is one of the most difficult things to do. Why? Very simply, because it is an admission of having been wrong especially if that sell stop triggers a loss as opposed to locking in a gain. Get over it! When you invest, you will have losses and admitting that you were wrong from time to time will not kill your portfolio. What will kill it is letting small losses turn into large ones.

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  • The advance from paper trading to real time is like night and day. The psychology is completely different once you have your own money on the line. The same goes for you Las Vegas shooters. With a paper and pen in hand watching the prices slide by is entirely different when those numbers represent you’re your money.

    Paper Trading Vs. Real Time

    The advance from paper trading to real time is like night and day. The psychology is completely different once you have your own money on the line. The same goes for you Las Vegas shooters. With a paper and pen in hand watching the prices slide by is entirely different when those numbers represent you’re your money.

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  • Water may be held back by a dam, but if it breaks through the dam, you would know that it would continue downward until it reaches another dam, or some obstruction or resistance which would stop it. Therefore, it is very important to watch old levels of stocks or commodities. The longer the time that elapses between the breaking into new territory, the greater the move you can expect because the accumulative energy over a long period will naturally produce larger movements than if it only accumulated during a short period of time.

    Breaking Out

    Water may be held back by a dam, but if it breaks through the dam, you would know that it would continue downward until it reaches another dam, or some obstruction or resistance which would stop it. Therefore, it is very important to watch old levels of stocks or commodities. The longer the time that elapses between the breaking into new territory, the greater the move you can expect because the accumulative energy over a long period will naturally produce larger movements than if it only accumulated during a short period of time.

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  • About 99% of people who buy stock think about how much it is going to go up. Very few ask their broker where to sell if it goes down. Furthermore when it does go up how do you take you profit? How do you protect that hummer if it has been bought at $10 and starts up steadily going to 40 or higher? Has your broker ever mentioned a trailing stop loss? Probably not. The same technique applies to mutual funds.

    The Best Thing I Ever Learned About Investing

    About 99% of people who buy stock think about how much it is going to go up. Very few ask their broker where to sell if it goes down. Furthermore when it does go up how do you take you profit? How do you protect that hummer if it has been bought at $10 and starts up steadily going to 40 or higher? Has your broker ever mentioned a trailing stop loss? Probably not. The same technique applies to mutual funds.

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  • Having a fee-based investment professional handling your portfolio will get you as close as possible to receiving advice that is based on nothing but the advisor's best knowledge and evaluation of the market. They advise only what they consider top performing funds since sales commission is not a consideration and does not create any conflict of interest for them.

    Prospering with Mutual Funds: How anyone can “Afford” an Investment Advisor

    Having a fee-based investment professional handling your portfolio will get you as close as possible to receiving advice that is based on nothing but the advisor's best knowledge and evaluation of the market. They advise only what they consider top performing funds since sales commission is not a consideration and does not create any conflict of interest for them.

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  • He also made a second interesting observation. In his research department, he often preferred analysts without a business background. His reasoning was that those who know nothing about the market have more respect for it. The analyst who’s under the illusion that he’s got everything figured out is the worst researcher out there.

    The only true wisdom is knowing that you know nothing

    He also made a second interesting observation. In his research department, he often preferred analysts without a business background. His reasoning was that those who know nothing about the market have more respect for it. The analyst who’s under the illusion that he’s got everything figured out is the worst researcher out there.

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