Let me give a couple of examples. If you have a job, if you don’t have much time during the day, you’ve got very little amount of time to monitor the markets cause, ironically, the shorter the time I have a desire to hold a trade, the more time I need to be available to monitor the markets. Another one might be if you’re a person who really enjoys digging into companies and researching companies, reading research reports, reading articles and news, then you may want to develop and more fundamental analysis-based type of trading strategy where you’re focusing on the fundamentals for research. If you tend to be more graphical, if you tend to like looking at stock charts, then you may want to have a more technically-focused trading strategy, although I really would content you really need to blend both. Fundamentals are the what to consider buying, technical is the when.
Another one would be to be patient. Many traders don’t feel like they’re working unless they’re actually placing trades, and yet we’re actually doing an awful lot of work implementing that trading process. We’re finding new companies to consider, we’re adding them to our list, we’re researching, we’re planning trades, we just may decide that none of those trades are worthwhile. And then we’re also, we’re monitoring these positions. So we’re doing an awful lot of work even if we’re not actually placing trades. And that’s one of the pitfalls traders can fall prey to: ‘Well, unless I’m placing trades, I’m not working, therefore that leads to impulsive trades, that leads to losses’.