Author name: Steve Burns

After a lifelong fascination with financial markets, Steve began investing in 1993 and trading his accounts in 1995. It was love at first trade. After more than 30 successful years in the markets, Steve now dedicates his time to helping traders improve their psychology and profitability. New Trader U offers an extensive blog resource with more than 4,000 original articles, online courses, and best-selling books covering various topics.

10 Things that Great Traders have Declared Independence From

Today, as I look past the fireworks and cook outs and think about what this July 4th holiday in America is really all about: independence for the United States from Great Britain. The colonies sought independence from taxation without representation, independence from a King, and freedom for the states to profit from its own labors

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Performance Histories of Popular Trading & Investing Strategies & What Makes Money In the Stock Market

  Before you launch your trading career or continue it, it is important to ensure that your trading method works. This is where the homework comes in. Chart studies, computer back testing, the study of the success and failure rate of chart patterns, how monster stocks performed historically, and eyeballing charts around specific price action

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Market Wizards Author Jack Schwager’s New Interview

            In this video Ed Seykota’s disciple Michael Martin interviews the best selling author of the Market Wizard series of trading books, Jack Schwager. Considered by many the greatest trading books ever written. In Schwager’s newest book “Hedge Fund Market Wizards” he interviews the greatest hedge fund managers in the

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A New Trader's Guide to Managing Emotions

A New Trader’s Guide to Managing Emotions

The hardest thing about trading is not the math, the method, or picking the right stock, currency, commodity, or futures contract.  The most difficult thing about trading is dealing with the emotions that arise with trading itself. From the stress of actually entering a trade, to the fear of losing the paper profits that you

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