Paul Doggett

Paul Doggett

I have been a private trader for the past 20 years. I have written three books on the stock market.

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Trading Psychology in 60 seconds - To be a trader is to be a social loafer

The truth is, in the market, to be a trader is to be a social loafer. Most of us – by work ethic and breeding – want to contribute to society and therefore are not social loafers by nature, so the idea that, “to be a trader is to be a social loafer” that can be a difficult concept to comprehend or even to accept.

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Trading Psychology in 60 seconds – The Disposition effect

The disposition effect occurs in the stock market when we hold onto losers but sell our winners.

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Trading Psychology in 60 seconds – Regret Avoidance

Studies have found that when investors and traders avoid selling losers to avoid feelings of regret and when they do this, they often end up causing themselves greater financial harm and psychological distress.

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