Author Archives: Ziad

How To Get Over a Trading Slump

How To Get Over a Trading Slump

This is a short snippet from our weekly group coaching calls that we hold for traders enrolled in our Professional Training Program. If you’ve ever had a trading slump and wondered how you can get over it, this may really help you. Tweet

There’s Only 2 Kinds of Traders Making Money

There's Only 2 Kinds of Traders Making Money

There are hundreds of trading styles out there. There are dozens of markets to trade. There are multiple time-frames to trade on. But there are only 2 kinds of traders that are making any money. And the only question you need to be asking yourself is: am I one of them? If you are one Read More …

Trading From The Other Side of The World


If you’ve been a follower of this blog, you might have been wondering where we are and why we haven’t been blogging lately. We’re still here, but we haven’t been resting. Quite the contrary, big things have been brewing in the last month or so. Up until now, I’ve been living Dubai, while my OpenTrader’s Read More …

The Secret to Being a Trader Who Thrives Under Pressure

Thriving Under Pressure

We’ve all seen them. The clutch performers. The athletes who seem to thrive when the stakes are highest. While others break under the pressure, they make big play after big play to win games. But what’s their secret? And more importantly, how can you use it to become a better trader? Other than the big Read More …

We Are Traders: A Tribute To All the Traders Out There

We Are Traders

When I’m trading, I like to have things that can quickly put me in the right trading mindset. I think it’s important for every trader to be able to place themselves in the right frame of mind before the day begins and during the day when losses, mistakes, or boredom can leave one in a Read More …

Do You Constantly Sabotage Yourself?

Self Sabotage

Few people are likely to understand self sabotage more than traders. While it’s an innate tendency in almost all of us, traders get to experience it more often and more directly than most others. If you’ve traded for any period of time, you know what I’m talking about. It seems like whenever things start to Read More …

How to Achieve Flexible and Dynamic Trading

Flexible, Fluid, and Dynamic Trading

You’ve surely heard that to succeed in trading you have to be mentally flexible and be able to quickly change your views when the market changes. i.e. You have to have dynamic trading.  But how do you do that exactly?  It’s one thing to tell you to be flexible and dynamic, but it’s quite another Read More …

How Mark Twain & NBA Shooters Can Make You a Better Trader

How Mark Twain & NBA Shooters Can Make You a Better Trader

There’s a lot to learn to become a good trader. A lot of market understanding, strategies, and techniques. But sometimes it’s the things that seem completely unrelated to trading that teach us the most about it. And our task is to find those analogies and to use them to our advantage. Find one different way Read More …

Is This Subtle Issue Hurting Your Bottom-line?

The Bottom-line

It’s not always about the big things. We do so many complex and painstaking things to work on our trading, but sometimes it’s the subtle changes that can make a big difference to our bottom-line. And what’s more subtle and seemingly innocent than having expectations? As traders- and human beings for that matter- it’s very Read More …

A Trading Insight to Guide You in The New Year

No Limits

Another year has begun, and with it the promise of better trading and better results. But instead of just hoping about these things, I’d like to give you a trading insight that will guide you towards them.  One of my biggest trading influences, Dr. Brett Steenbarger, once had this to say: The good trader limits Read More …