Trading Psychology Tips to Manage Futures Trading Emotions

By NinjaTrader Team

The benefits of controlling your emotions when trading futures can be something that's often overlooked for those new to trading. While many traders are focused on technical or fundamental analysis, building a strong trader mindset with a focus on trading psychology can be just as important.

Dr. Gary Dayton, Psy. D. recently joined us on an episode of “See the Futures” to discuss the key benefits of mindfulness for futures traders and more.

Tips to Focus On Your Trading Psychology

Dr. Dayton is a psychologist and holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and a certificate in human performance/sport psychology from Rutgers University. He is president of Peak Psychology, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in developing peak performance in traders.

Additional topics discussed in this free livestream:

  • Difference between the intuitive and the deliberate mind

  • Taking simulated trading seriously

  • Dr. Dayton’s recommended reading list

  • Chart analysis of the December E-mini S&P 500 futures

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