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Trading in the Zone: Maximizing Performance with Focus and Discipline

Trading in the Zone: Maximizing Performance with Focus and Discipline

Ari Kiev

ISBN: 978-0-471-03831-3

Mar 2004

240 pages

$42.99

Description

Overcome the obstacles that can prevent you from winning at the trading game

A trader's emotional state is vital to being a successful investor. There are many psychological factors that can affect the decisions one makes in the course of a trading day. This book focuses on overcoming issues such as anxiety, fear, and over-ambition so that traders can become more focused and be more successful-in other words, enter the zone-and stay in it as long as possible.

Introduction.

GETTING IN THE ZONE.

Defining the Zone.

Overcoming the Past.

Using a Goal.

PREPARING FOR THE TRADE.

Gathering Information.

Understanding the Analysis.

Learning More.

CONTROLLING THE RISK.

Managing the Risk.

Tolerating the Pain.

TRADING CONSISTENTLY.

Learning from Your Mistakes.

Overcoming Psychological Obstacles.

Stepping Up to the Challenge.

USING ADVANCED STRATEGIES.

Taking Advantage of Capitulation.

Short-Selling.

Conclusion.

Index.