A Trader's Stop List

  1. Stop breaking your trading rules. Discipline is an edge.
  2. Stop trading such big position sizes. Risk management and self control is an edge.
  3. Stop trying to predict what will happen next and learn how to react to what is happening.
  4. Stop worrying about other’s trades and trade your own system.
  5. Stop thinking every dip will be a crash and every rally will go straight up.
  6. Stop buying junk stocks and quit selling momentum stocks short.
  7. Stop holding a losing trade past your stop loss level.
  8. Stop buying too late in an uptrend and quit selling short too late after a plunge.
  9. Stop trading your opinions and start trading some quantified signals.
  10. Stop being a perma-bull or perma-bear and be a perma-system follower.