So, that’s it. Yet another blow – two actually – to add to my trading journey. My broker informed me that they’re closing down.
The evil twins – FOMO and hindsight
“I could kick myself!”
I don’t know how often I have said this to myself in the last few months.
Trading on the fly
Lately I’ve been busy with other things. So, trading took a backseat. I have been trying to keep a hand in, though, and that might have been a mistake.
I first got interested in bitcoin in early 2016. Back then it was trading at $350 to $450 per bitcoin. This month it broke above $5500! I am in pain! – Why? Because I listened to the voice of caution and never got involved back then. I only acquired a minute fraction of a bitcoin this week.
Feeling guilty about success?
Recently I noticed somebody ask on social media whether other traders felt guilty when they won money in a trade because it means that somebody else has lost money. My first thought was…
Are you serious?!
Financial literacy for all!
This TED talk is really impressive. Not only is the content so relevant, but his delivery is captivating.
Summer break – Time to reflect
This is the second time in these first few months of trading that I am forcing myself to take a break. OK, it’s generally time to unwind. It’s summer – time to kick back a little and go for a wee holiday.
They say, you shouldn’t trade when your head is not in the right place. I have closed out almost all of my real and paper trades; just so that I can stay away from it all with a peaceful mind.
And then what?