Dr. Pipslow


No Trader Is An Island

Whatever your reasons are for wanting to attack the forex markets solo, you have to understand that nobody can, nor should, go through it alone. Read more

Are You a Contrarian Forex Trader?

If you’re good at picking tops or bottoms and if you think that these strong trends are already exhausted, you shouldn’t be afraid to take a contrarian approach to your trades. Read more

Self-Coaching for Trading Newbies: Part II

The self-coaching process in forex trading can be broken down into a few simple steps. The challenge is in staying focused and motivated even when the times are tough. Read more

Self-Coaching for Trading Newbies: Part I

Being mentored by a trading coach can do wonders for your forex career. Luckily, you can take a DIY approach and try self-coaching. Here’s how. Read more

How Your Worst Trades Help You Become a Better Trader

By forcing yourself to identify the emotions you felt when you made bad trading decisions, you might be able to see negative behavioral patterns and take actions to correct it. Read more

3 Ways to Improve Your Trading Confidence

In order to become a successful trader, one has to have a bit of swagger on the charts. You wouldn’t want to be a soldier marching on to battle cowering under your shield, would you? Read more

Good Setups Don’t Win Trades. Good Traders Do.

A lot of traders make the mistake of focusing too much on making money instead of becoming a good trader. Unfortunately, this practice is hardly the way to consistent profitability. Read more

3 Tips on Dealing with Trading Frustration

Trading is a marathon and not a sprint. There will be times when you’ll find it hard to keep up with the market and that’s okay. Read more

3 Tips to Help You Raise Your Trading Game

Think you’re ready to expand your forex trading horizons? I’ve got a few tips to help you take your game to the next level! Read more

Trade at Your Own Risk (Tolerance)

Identifying your ideal position size is more than just following the 1%-2% rule. Here’s why your tolerance for risk plays a bigger role in your trading performance than you think. Read more

Plan the Trade, Trade the Plan

Trading is a matter of getting the law of averages to work in your favor. Don’t let unjustified wins interfere with your ability to maintain discipline. Read more

3 Trading Stats You Should Track in Your Forex Journal

Keeping score is crucial if you want to be a serious trader. The more you know about what you’re doing and how you’re doing it, the easier it is for you to address your weaknesses. Read more

5 Questions to Ask When You’re Having Trouble Making Profits

Losing is as much part of forex trading as winning. However, a stream of losses or consistent lack of profits could be a sign that changes need to be made. Read more

5 Common Mistakes Made by Newbie Forex Traders

Today we’re exploring the five of the most common mistakes that newbie traders make. Which one can you relate to the most? Read more

Why You Don’t Have to Win Every Trade

It’s easy to get caught up in daily defeats, but winning minor battles and learning from your defeats will help you win the war. Read more