The Spec - Q&A with Steven Goldstein

I was delighted to answer a few questions in an article for Aussie Trading and Investing website; The Spec Investor.

The following questions asked were: 
  • Why Is Managing Our Emotions So Critical to Success in The Markets?
  • After suffering a big loss, or a string of losses, what is the best way to mentally recover from that?
  • How do I get my confidence back after going through a losing streak? 
  • How do I know if my strategy or edge really work?
  • The Importance of Having a Mentor
My responses can be seen in the article the following link:

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