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Trading in the Zone: Maximizing Performance with Focus and Discipline

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Overcome the obstacles that can prevent you from winning at the trading game

A trader's emotional state is vital to being a successful investor. There are many psychological factors that can affect the decisions one makes in the course of a trading day. This book focuses on overcoming issues such as anxiety, fear, and over-ambition so that traders can become more focused and be more successful-in other words, enter the zone-and stay in it as ...

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Trading in the Zone: Maximizing Performance with Focus and Discipline

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Overview

Overcome the obstacles that can prevent you from winning at the trading game

A trader's emotional state is vital to being a successful investor. There are many psychological factors that can affect the decisions one makes in the course of a trading day. This book focuses on overcoming issues such as anxiety, fear, and over-ambition so that traders can become more focused and be more successful-in other words, enter the zone-and stay in it as long as possible.

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In this expanded version of his 1998 , Kiev describes how stock market traders often let internal obstacles, such as anxiety, fear of failure, negative self-image, and greed, prevent them from succeeding in their field. Kiev, a psychiatrist who specializes in stress management and performance enhancement, provides traders with step-by-step guidance, supplemented with many case studies, on how to overcome internal obstacles and become consistently focused, productive and effective. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471379089
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/2/2001
  • Series: Wiley Trading Series , #103
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 9.31 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

ARI KIEV, MD, is a psychiatrist who specializes in stress management and performance enhancement. He is also President of the Social Psychiatry Research Institute and is recognized worldwide for his pioneering work in transcultural psychiatry, suicidology, and psychopharmacology. His other books include the acclaimed Trading to Win: The Psychology of Mastering the Markets; Transcultural Psychiatry; A Strategy for Daily Living; and The Courage to Live.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

GETTING IN THE ZONE.

Defining the Zone.

Overcoming the Past.

Using a Goal.

PREPARING FOR THE TRADE.

Gathering Information.

Understanding the Analysis.

Learning More.

CONTROLLING THE RISK.

Managing the Risk.

Tolerating the Pain.

TRADING CONSISTENTLY.

Learning from Your Mistakes.

Overcoming Psychological Obstacles.

Stepping Up to the Challenge.

USING ADVANCED STRATEGIES.

Taking Advantage of Capitulation.

Short-Selling.

Conclusion.

Index.

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