can a person totally ignore fundamentals? 24 replies
DislikedSeriously? Some of the most successful and profitable traders I know are brash, arrogant sob's with enormous egos! Being a humble meek'n'mild wallflower doesn't exactly go with the territory!Ignored
DislikedWhat is the difference between trader and God?
God never thinks that he is a trader.Ignored
I think that trader wants to be people, who want to make more money and Forex trader is a person, who want to make much more money and much more faster
(if i dont want to make lot of money, i would trade shares)Ignored
DislikedIm very interested to hear from what kind of background FF's current successfull resident traders come from. For the purposes of this thread I would like successfull to be defined as anyone who has been profitable(made considerably more than they have lost) for 2+ years.
You may be an x/current-business owner, top uni grad, bricky, engineer, programmer, scientist or a drug dealer. Regardless of previous occupation Im sure I and others would be interested to hear.
[list][*]Uni grad -The love/want to learn may be why you have found success trading.[*]Scientist...Ignored
DislikedQ. What kind of person can trade?
A. A Buddhist monk. Or anyone else who can control their own emotions since most monks probably wouldn't trade.Ignored
Dislikedme thinks the best trader needs to have 'adaptability'.
of course analytical mind, imaginative, persistent, patience, hardworking, creativity, attention to detail, memory, stamina, IQ, etc will only serve for better.
Regarding ego 'thing' , i think every trader has enormous ego....higher ego than normal people. Why? because we thinks we are special. Even we know 95% traders failed, but we are still at it. I dont think it was due to greed alone. Eventho we have no notion, no clue of how we fare in the future trades, we want to have a go at it....Ignored
A Gambler! We are all GAMBLERS.
And that is not a bad thing.
All progress was brought about by a risk takers.Ignored
DislikedAbsolutely not. I do not gamble, I take calculated risks. There is a huge difference.Ignored