Trading Psychology Video With Denise Shull

by Hugh Kimura on February 20, 2012 · 5 comments · Trade Well

Hello Traders,

Today, I found a great video that I thought I would share with you.  Big shout out to John for finding the video and sharing it on Google+.  It is an interview with Trader and Trading Coach Denise Shull.  She focuses on the psychological aspects of becoming a professional trader and shares her experiences.  Although she talks about markets other than Forex, the concepts that she discusses apply to any market.

There are a lot of different topics that are covered in this video.  The ones that I found most interesting were:

  • How to create an effective trading journal
  • Why most of the trading advice out there is rubbish
  • How long it will take the average person to become a professional trader
  • The Perfect Indicator
  • Why you should never try to control your emotions
  • The one biggest piece of advice that Denise gives to beginning traders
  • Why traditional trading psychology is broken
  • And much more!

I found this video insightful and I hope it helps you gain a better understanding of the psychology of successful trading.  The most interesting thing that I learned from this video is that there is a lot of conventional wisdom that we learn from trading books and we readily accept that information as gospel.  However, sometimes when we stop to think about what we are actually doing when we are trading well, we are really doing something entirely different.

What did you learn from this video?  Did you agree with what she said?

About The Author: Hugh Kimura
Hi, I'm Hugh Kimura and my mission is provide you with the very best information about trading and living better through research and my own personal experience. You can also follow me on Twitter and Google+. Note: All information is for entertainment and education only and is not investment or trading advice.

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What Do You Think?

Alexander Collins March 13, 2012 at 9:32 pm

A lot of useful advises. Just do not listen to someone’s trading advises and analyze data.
Do not control emotions – control your actions. Golden words!


Adam_Halpern_IW May 29, 2012 at 2:50 pm

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Hugh Kimura June 3, 2012 at 9:17 pm

 @Adam_Halpern_IW Hey Adam, I’m waiting for the results, but it looks like a great idea. 


Chris July 30, 2013 at 3:22 pm

I was hoping to find more info behind the science of it all, tried googling it, but it seems she wants to keep that to herself and her paying customers (she is a coach, after all). In any case, I bought a book recently by John Coates, he’s got a similar background but his interviews (and his book) goes much more in depth. He explains what a trader goes through in terms of emotional, but mostly physical changes in his/her body during different trading scenarios that actually effect the outcome of the trade. In any case, Hugh, if you’re interested in this topic, have a look at the book.


Hugh Kimura July 30, 2013 at 11:20 pm

Interesting, thanks for the tip!


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