[HOME]
Sign-up for our 21 day free trial!

The contents on this page are a small sample of StockTradersHQ's member resources (FREE Trial!)


1. Our staff of professional technical traders analyze 1,000's of potential stocks every day to provide you with a list of stock picks with the greatest potential for explosive gains.

2. These stockpicks are traded with our real-time portfolio. Email alerts are sent for every entry and exit. Through the member-only website, you will have our support every step of the way.

3. Our subscription service provides all the resources, stock picks and tools an investor needs to make very profitable, consistent trades while maximizing gains and minimizing losses.

SEE OUR TOP PICKS FOR 2006...

The Five Deadly Sins

Turbulence in the market can often be linked not to any perceivable event but rather to investor psychology. A fair amount of your portfolio losses can be traced back to your choices and the reasons for making them rather than unseen forces of evil that we tend to blame when things go wrong. Tonight we look at some of the ways investors unwittingly inflict problems on the market and on their portfolios. 

Following the Crowd
Humans are prone to a herd mentality conforming to the activities and direction of others. This is a common mistake in investing. Imagine you and 200 other people are caught in a burning building.  If someone took charge and said follow me I know a safe way out most would be following this self proclaimed leader. Even though this person may not be qualified to lead anyone out of a wet paper bag let alone an unfamiliar building safely many would follow anyway and ask questions later.  Sadly we are more likely to end up as ash than find our way out. This tendency to panic and depend on the direction of others is exactly why problems arise in the stock market. 

Here are the five deadly sins of investing or trading that you should keep in mind when you are tempted to blindly follow the herd:

Pride This occurs when you are trying to save face by holding a bad investment instead of realizing your losses. Admit when you are wrong cut your losses and sell your losers. At the same time admit when you are right and keep the winners rather than trying to lock in every small profit (Of course this is subject to market conditions). 

Lust Lust in investing makes you chase a company for its stock price instead of waiting and trying to find a better less risky entry price.  This lust to just get in at any price is a definite nono and is the cause of stock bubbles and crazes. 

Wrath This is something that always happens after a loss. You blame the companies you invested in analysts CNBC Cramer STHQ the paperboy and everyone else but yourself.  Instead of placing blame accept the responsibility and face the music.  Instead of losing your cool learn from the mistake and realize what you have to do next time to get it right. 

Gluttony A complete lack of selfcontrol or balance gluttony causes you to put all your eggs in one basket possibly an overhyped basket that does not deserve your eggs in the first place. Remember balance and position size are essential to a portfolio. Too much of anything cannot be good for you. 

Sloth You guessed it this means being lazy and not doing your due diligence. On the flip side a little sloth can be okay as long as it is in the context of portfolio activity. Passive investors can sometimes profit with less effort and risk than overactive traders but only if they are in the right sectors at the right time.







Copyright 2003-2006 StockTradersHQ.com is owned and operated by The Winners Edge a subsidary of DMC Systems LLC. All rights reserved.   This web site is optimized for Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater!DISCLAIMER  [Articles| Bulletins| Charts]

^GoTo Top^

 
Buy Outlet Canada Goose Jackets Parka Online Buy Replica Prada Clutch Bags Online Buy Replica Hermes Birkin Bags Online Buy Replica Celine Clutch Bags Online Buy Replica Christian Louboutin Shoes Heels Online prada bags replica celine bags replica christian louboutin shoes replica hermes birkin replica canada goose jackets outlet Replica Canada Goose Jackets Parkas Coats Vests Outlet Sale Replica Hermes Birkin Bags Kelly Handbags Replica Prada Clutch Bags Messenger Handbags Outlet Sale Replica Celine Luggage Tote Bags Replica Christian Louboutin Shoes Heels Sandals Pumps Outlet Sale Canada Goose Jackets Sale Prada Mini Luggage Tote Bags Sale Hermes Birkin & Kelly Bags Sale Celine Mini Luggage Tote Bags Sale Christian Louboutin Shoes Heels Sale Celine Bags Luggage Tote Mini Outlet Sale Prada Bags Clutches Purses Outlet Sale Canada Goose Jackets Outlet Sale Toronto Christian Louboutin Shoes Boots Outlet Sale Hermes Bags Birkin Purses Outlet Sale Canada Goose Jackets Canada Goose Jackets Outlet Authentic Canada Goose Outlet Buy Canada Goose Outlet canada goose outlet cheap canada goose sale Canada Goose Online Jackets Canada Goose Parkas Outlet Buy Canada Goose Parkas Cheap Canada Goose Jackets Canada Goose Outlet online Cheap Canada Goose Men Jackets canada goose cheap canada goose men outlet canada goose outlet canada goose jackets sale Official Canada Goose Jackets Men Online Shop Official Celine Bags Luggage Tote Mini Online Shop Official Prada Bags Luggage Tote Online Shop Official Hermes Bags Birkin 30Cm Online Shop Official Christian Louboutin Heels Shoes Online Shop Designer Christian Louboutin Shoes Heels Sale Outlet Designer Celine Bags Luggage Tote Sale Outlet Designer Hermes Bags Birkin Sale Outlet Designer Prada Bags Messenger Sale Outlet Designer Canada Goose Jackets Men Sale Outlet Cheap Canada Goose Parka Canada Goose Jackets Online Hermes Bags Birkin replica Prada Bags Clutch Sale Replica christian louboutin shoes outlet Canada Goose Men Jackets Outlet celine Luggage Tote bags Canada Goose Outlet Store canada goose outlet Hermes Birkin Handbags Outlet Sale Celine Handbags Trapeze Outlet Christian Louboutin Shoes Outlet Sale Prada Handbags Clutch Outlet Sale Canada Goose Parka Outlet Sale canada goose mens parkas Christian Louboutin Shoes Outlet Celine Micro Luggage Tote Bags Outlet Canada Goose Jackets Men & Women Outlet Prada Clutch Bags Outlet Hermes Birkin Bags 30Cm Outlet replica hermes handbags, celine handbags replica, Designer Replica bags, canada goose outlet online, Canada Goose coat clearance sale Canada Goose jacket Canada Goose women whistle louis vuitton wallets Moncler Homme Galeries celine Sale Canada Goose moncler black friday 2016 Canada Goose sale online