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Learn to Earn

"Learn to Earn" – Peter Lynch The junior high schools and high schools of America have forgotten to teach one of the most important courses of all.  Investing.  This is a glaring omission.  History we teach, but not the part about the great march of capitalism and the role that companies have played in changing [...]

2017-08-18T05:49:10+00:00 By |

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 [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:11+00:00 By |

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 [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:12+00:00 By |

Psychology: Trader Emotional Fitness

  www.providentinvesting.com     Psychology - Mental (Emotional) Fitness for Traders Psychology: Most traders neglect one of the most important parts of trading:  The psychology of the game. How mentally prepared are you for the trials and tribulations that are important in the trading activity? After a few trading experiences it becomes obvious how important your [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:13+00:00 By |

Fear – What is the Value to a Trader?

  www.providentinvesting.com     Most people on the street have no idea how the financial markets work, and in any walk of life, the unknown breeds fear.  Not the kind of fear that would cause us to run, but an uneasy feeling, something we’d rather avoid.  Ask most people what strategies they would use to [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:14+00:00 By |

Trading – what is the Emotional Head-Game?

www.providentinvesting.com   In anyone’s trading experience, ANYONE’S, there will be losses right along with the wins. That is true of the most experienced professional as well as the greenest novice on the globe. Even the snake oil vendors who promise trading success “worth $150,000 with a 30 minute effort one night a week,” admit something [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:38+00:00 By |