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Seven abilities you need to be successful trader

ability: competence in an activity or occupation because of one's skill, training, or other qualification
Abilities develop through learning, training and experience

Ability to develop a well defined end to end method Momentum
mean reversion
stat patterns
Forensic analysis
These are the basic approaches used in most methods.
Ability to stick to the method for sustained period of timeBuffett has been using same method for his life
Ed Seykota has been a trend follower for life
One of the big problem for most new traders is inability
to follow a method for long stretch.
They change method every week or every time there is a change in market character.
You can improve upon your basic method and fine tune it.
But unless you stick to it for a long stretch you never acquire the confidence in it or
understand the nuances of it.
As a beginner you should explore wide variety of approaches but once
you develop a approach stick to it for full market cycle.
Ability to survive learning curveMost new traders run out of their small stake before they can find a profitable method
or give up.

Ability to filter environmental noise and not get affected by itTrading environment is extremely noisy. If you are a big consumer of media you will find
all kinds of contrary views, opinions, propaganda, commercial pitches and so on.
You must understand that the requirement for anyone to appear
on TV is that he/she must have ability to persuade.
Mass media is a persuasion driven media. Everyone has agenda.
They want to influence your mind.

Ability to persevere There are good times, there are bad times in trading you need an ability to persist and
overcome obstacles.
Ability to analyse and overcome your own psychological issuesTrading is difficult because it involves emotions. You need to have a ability
to correctly diagnose your own psychological problems and tendencies and
be able to guide yourself to overcome them.
If you visit a psychologist what tools do they use. Unless you have a clinical
psychological problem requiring drug therapy all that psychologist use are words and listening skills.
Ability to develop these abilities on your own The right word for it is self efficacy beliefs.
Self-efficacy is a person’s belief in his or her ability to succeed in a particular situation.
Self-efficacy is the most important thing if you want to be a full time trader.
If you have that then all other things are manageable or you will find solutions to all your problem.

Perceived self-efficacy is concerned with people's beliefs in their capabilities to exercise control
over their own functioning and over events that affect their lives.
Beliefs in personal efficacy affect life choices, level of motivation, quality of functioning,
resilience to adversity and vulnerability to stress and depression.
People's beliefs in their efficacy are developed by four main sources of influence.
They include mastery experiences, seeing people similar to oneself manage task demands successfully,
social persuasion that one has the capabilities to succeed in given activities,
and inferences from somatic and emotional states indicative of personal strengths and vulnerabilities.
Ordinary realities are strewn with impediments, adversities, setbacks, frustrations and inequities.
People must, therefore, have a robust sense of efficacy to sustain the perseverant effort needed to succeed.
Succeeding periods of life present new types of competency demands requiring
further development of personal efficacy for successful functioning.
The nature and scope of perceived self-efficacy undergo changes throughout the course of the lifespan.

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