The Daily Trading Coach: 101 Lessons for Becoming Your Own Trading Psychologist by Brett N. Steenbarger, PhD

The Daily Trading Coach: 101 Lessons for Becoming Your Own Trading Psychologist by Brett N. Steenbarger, PhD

Description

Author Brett N. Steenbarger’s “The Daily Trading Coach: 101 Lessons for Becoming Your Own Trading Psychologist” does more than just provide how-to’s on making a profit when trading stocks; he provides guidance on the trader psychology before, during, and after trading. The book is written in a Do-It-Yourself format. It serves as an essential go-to guide as an alternative to hiring expensive coaches to teach you a few tricks or two. Many traders indeed fall prey to their own emotions, and “The Daily Trading Coach” is sure to fix that. By providing readers with a basic roadmap on how to cope with the stress of dealing with the industry to what kind of psychology to adapt to suit your trading strategies, Steenbarger’s book is sure to bring you right back on the trader’s patch to success. Should you happen to stray away from it?   

About the Author

Brett N. Steenbarger, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. An active trader and author of the popular TraderFeed blog, Steenbarger coaches traders in hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, and investment bank settings. He is also the author of the Wiley titles Enhancing Trader Performance and The Psychology of Trading. Steenbarger received a BS from Duke University and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Kansas.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
    • Chapter 1 – Change: The Process and the Practice
    • Chapter 2 – Stress and Distress: Creative Coping for Traders
    • Chapter 3 – Psychological Well-Being: Enhancing Trading Experience
    • Chapter 4 – Steps toward Self-Improvement: The Coaching Process
    • Chapter 5 – Breaking Old Patterns: Psychodynamic Frameworks for Self-Coaching
    • Chapter 6 – Remapping the Mind: Cognitive Approaches to Self-Coaching 
    • Chapter 7 – Learning New Action Patterns: Behavioral Approaches to Self-Coaching
    • Chapter 8 – Coaching Your Trading Business
    • Chapter 9 – Lessons from Trading professionals: Resources and Perspectives on Self-Coaching
    • Chapter 10 – Looking for the Edge: Finding Historical Patterns in Markets
  • Conclusion
  • Lesson 101: Find Your Path
  • For More Self-Coaching
  • About the Author
  • Index