Top 3 Excuses that Cripple the Average Investor Returns when Trading Options

My goal on this podcast is to bring to light the excuses that hold back the average investor and help you move past them so you can become more successful as an options trader.
Top 3 Excuses that Cripple the Average Investor Returns when Trading Options
Kirk Du Plessis
May 26, 2015

It's no secret that the average long-term investor returns are pretty low. In most cases, the little guy rarely beats the market and for good reason.

Frankly, we are horrible stock pickers though we consistently try to find hidden value in playing directionally. This always underperforms an efficient market and the market standard portfolio (i.e. the S&P 500 Index).

So what do we do about this? How do we change our mindset given the glaring stats that the media pushes in our faces daily?

I believe the first step is to recognize the 3 biggest excuses that average investors have. Rarely spoken, these excuses typically manifest in the subconscious part of the brain.

In Today's Show, You'll Learn About:

  • Anything can be incredibly complex when you dig deep enough - your goal is to find the trim tabs.
  • Frequency creates consistency and leads to a higher probability of success.
  • Your emotions and responsibility to properly manage a position can be controlled by doing only 1 thing well each time you make a trade.
  • Closing bell high probability trade in FXE.

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