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A Good Trader Always Seeks to Improve - Our Top Lessons of 2015

A Good Trader Always Seeks to Improve - Our Top Lessons of 2015

Tyler Yell, CMT, Michael Boutros, James Stanley, Christopher Vecchio, CFA, David Song, David Rodriguez, Ilya Spivak, Jamie Saettele, CMT, Jeremy Wagner, CEWA-M, John Kicklighter, Kristian Kerr, Walker England,


A good trader never stops learning, and every mistake is another potential learning experience. Here are some of the top lessons our analysts learned, absorbed or suffered from our personal trading in 2015.

John Kicklighter, Chief Strategist

Key Fundamental Themes Can and Do Change

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Senior Technical Strategist

Look Before You Jump, not When You Jump

David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist

Never Judge a System on a Long Streak

Jeremy Wagner, Head Trading Instructor

A Pinch of Patience

Kristian Kerr, Senior Currency Strategist

Stop Staring at P&L

Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist

Pips Don’t Matter, Money Does

Michael Boutros, Currency Strategist

Staying Too Close to Market Can Be a Bad Thing

Christopher Vecchio, Currency Strategist

Be Willing to Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone

David Song, Currency Analyst

Beware of Stretched Market Expectations

James Stanley, Currency Analyst

Know What You Don’t Know

Tyler Yell, CMT, Forex Trading Instructor

Be Mindful of Sentiment Extremes...Always!

Walker England, Forex Trading Instructor

Stick with the Plan

Written by the DailyFX Research and Education Team

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.