Trading in the Zone: Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline, and a Winning Attitude

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Penguin, Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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Douglas uncovers the underlying reasons for lack of consistency and helps traders overcome the ingrained mental habits that cost them money.  He takes on the myths of the market and exposes them one by one teaching traders to look beyond random outcomes, to understand the true realities of risk, and to be comfortable with the "probabilities" of market movement that governs all market speculation.
 

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User Review  - tradergirl - Overstock.com

This is an excellent book for understanding the psychology of trading. Master it and youre on the way to becoming a good trader. Learning technical and fundamental analysis will only get you so far its your psychological makeup that will make the difference in how you trade. Read full review

Number one in your trading book list

User Review  - fashstock - Overstock.com

Just reading the first second and third chapter is must information to know and to consider before even paper trading any market. What ever been said is the most common bit fall for every newbie in ... Read full review

Contents

FUNDAMENTAL TECHNICAL
TAKING RESPONSIBILITY
A STATE OF MIND
THE MARKETS PERSPECTIVE
WORKING WITH YOUR BELIEFS
THE IMPACT OF BELIEFS ON TRADING
THINKING LIKE A TRADER
INDEX
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Mark Douglas is also author of "The Disciplined Trader™:Developing Winning Attitudes" published in 1990 and considered an industry classic--and one of the first books to introduce the investment industry to the concept of trading psychology. Mark began coaching traders in 1982, and has continued to develop seminar and training programs on trading psychology for the investment industry, as well as individual traders.  He has been a frequent speaker at seminars across the world, as well as in the U.S., teaching traders how to become consistently successful.  He is currently working on his third book, and can be reached through his website markdouglas.com.

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