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Trading related one-liners

Use this thread to submit your trading related "one liners" and I will pick the best ones and put them in a random rotation on the home page, near the "Trader's Edge" section.

One-liners mean words of wisdom, quotes, sayings, etc -- in this case, we are only looking for ones that directly pertain to trading.

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I will go first to give you some ideas (mind you, I'm not too creative which is why I solicit your feedback)

"Want what the market wants"

"Trading is simple, not easy"

etc.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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“Formal Education will earn you a living, but self-education will make you a fortune”

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Trade what you see, not what you think!

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Keep things as simple as possible, but no simplier. Albert Einstein

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