The Investor's Quotient: The Psychology of Successful Investing in Commodities & Stocks / Edition 2

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The Investor’s Quotient Second Edition Why do so many tradersand investors—ones with sophisticated, powerful, anddiligently applied systems—lose? For the answers and thesolutions, look no further. This unique, fully revised guide to thepsychology of trading and investing explains how, regardless ofeven the best system, the weakest link in the chain is always thetrader—in particular, the trader’s self-discipline andself-control. To help you shore up your defenses, thisauthoritative but jargon-free mental toughness training manualoffers a complete and highly effective investment psychologyregimen that interweaves psychoanalysis, learning theory, socialpsychology, creative visualization, and hard-earned trading savvy.Turn here for all the rules and guidelines of Jake Bernstein’sexclusive brand of psychological trading techniques…models ofsuccessful traders to emulate…techniques that sharpen and makeyour perceptions of others and situations more reliable…tipson scheduling, self-discipline, and developing a positive attitudethat will put you on the road to consistently profitable trading.For example, you’ll find techniques, insights, andexplanations on how to…

  • Lose less on bad trades, make more on profitable ones
  • Learn from your failures what’s working for you, andwhat’s not
  • Learn how not to be a slave to the market, and how to masterthe market by mastering yourself
  • Find trading systems and methods that best suit yourtemperament, finances, and personality
  • Determine your position as a trader—long-term, short-term,or otherwise—with a new confidence
You don’t have to have a genius’ intelligence quotient torealize the advantages Bernstein’s psychological tradingtechniques can give you. But you do have to have TheInvestor’s Quotient. That’s genius enough.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471558767
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/24/1993
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.28 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Meet the Author

JAKE BERNSTEIN is President of MBH Commodity Advisors, Inc., and publisher of the MBH Weekly Commodity Letter, a newsletter read internationally by those who must keep abreast of market trends and issues. A frequent lecturer and contributor to professional publications, he is also the author of twenty-seven books, including Seasonality: Systems, Strategies, and Signals (Wiley).

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Table of Contents


My Story.

Many Markets--Many Similarities.

The Response Sector.

The Consequences of Behavior.

How to Rectify Trading Errors.

Scheduling and Self-Discipline.

The Importance of Trading with the Trend.

The Role of Advisory Services.

Is This You?

The Broker-Client Relationship.

Social Psychology and the Markets.

The Perceptual Factor.

Minimize Stress--Maximize Health and Profits.

Often-Asked Questions.

Sex and the Markets: Fact or Fantasy.

Creative Visualization and Guided Imagery.

Why Too Many Traders and Investors Lose.


Overview of "Trading Masters".


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