Van K Tharp – guest editorial

Guest Editorial by Super Trader, Van K. Tharp Traders and Mistakes by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. I’ve always said that trading is mostly psychological and that traders should spend a lot of time working on their core issues. In fact, most of my Super Traders spend at least a year working on psychological issues before [...]

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Risk Tolerance Quiz – Profundity

www.providentinvesting.com Congratulations for taking this first step to assess your own risk tolerance. Brave people want to know what’s inside! Often, you don’t know how you’ll react under different conditions, but this little exercise will open your eyes to what might be! AND, to where a better understanding of market principles and strategies can take you. Whenever [...]

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Reward Risk Ratio – The Payback

www.providentinvesting.com   What is the Reward/Risk Ratio? We all face risk every day of our lives, driving to work, flying to destinations, drinking the water provided by our cities, investing in the market…  In some cases the risk is so high we avoid the experience.  We all have our own level of risk tolerance, the [...]

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Market Risk – Can it be Managed?

www.providentinvesting.com   When you become aware of market risk, you will see the value of caution and control, features that can be learned! I was asked by a participant in an investing class if the statistics were as bad as reported, that is, regarding winners and losers among investors and traders in the market.  The [...]

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