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Inner Voice of Trading, The: Eliminate the Noise, and Profit from the Strategies That Are Right for You (paperback)

By Michael Martin

Published by FT Press

Published Date: Sep 18, 2011


Want to be a successful trader? It's not enough to master generic trading strategies: you must first know yourself. You must understand your own emotional predilections and psychological tendencies. You must learn how to match your strategies to your own personality. You must choose strategies that are sustainable over the long haul, that you can tolerate–and execute.


Michael Martin's The Inner Voice of Trading explains why deep self-knowledge is so crucial to successful trading, helps you gain that self-knowledge, and guides you in applying it. Drawing on interviews and discussions with great traders like Michael Marcus and Ed Seykota, he shows how to quiet your mind, develop an "inner voice" you can rely on, and make it your most important trading ally.


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction     1
Chapter 2: Surrender     17
Chapter 3: My Tuition     35
Chapter 4: Two Traders’ Paths     53
Chapter 5: Conventional Wisdom/Market Timing     71
Chapter 6: Emotional Blind Spots     91
Chapter 7: You Are the Black Box     105
Chapter 8: Relative Value Trades     119
Chapter 9: The Abundance of Losses     133
Chapter 10: Becoming an Emotional Specialist     143
Chapter 11: Listen to Your Inner Voice     155
Endnotes     167
Index      175