Controlling Your Emotions During Tough Markets

All year, investors have been fleeing the stock market for the perceived safety of the bond market, letting fear take control of their investing and financial future. But if you can learn to control your emotions, today’s equity markets offer enormous opportunity.

Your biggest enemy for successful trading is not the “market,” other traders or investors, the economy, or any outside force. You face your biggest danger in the mirror every morning, because your biggest danger is you — your emotions and the human frailties that can easily lead to your financial ruin.

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