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Forex Trading Expert Level Course
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    What Makes a Good Trader?

    What Good Traders Do

    • A good trader knows if they have sufficient risk capital to achieve their financial objectives.
    • A good trader always acts according to their judgment. They think for themselves rather than be blindly influenced by others.
    • A good trader never trades on hope. They analyze the market and take calculated risks.
    • A good trader stays out of the market when in doubt.
    • A good trader does not chase the market. They wait for signals to appear based on their market analysis and trading strategy.
    • A good trader does not overtrade.
    • A good trader does not fight against the trend. While they may trade pullbacks or countertrend swings, they are aware that this price movement is temporary.
    • A good trader always knows the reward-to-risk ratio of every trade.
    • A good trader cuts their losses instead of hoping that the trade will turn around.
    • A good trader allows their profits to run until an exit signal based on their trading strategy is triggered.
    • A good trader always analyzes their closed trades to find any lessons on how they can improve.
    • A good trader is patient and knows that there are periods when they don’t need to trade.
    • A good trader never widens a stop loss.
    • A good trader never cancels a stop loss.
    • A good trader treats each trade separately.
    • A good trader exits the market when in doubt.
    • A good trader does not blindly follow the advice of others.