Take Gains as You Get Them

I have to head to an appointment, so I am going to shut down early today. Frankly, I'm frustrated with this market, so it is probably a good idea for me to step away and regroup. The problem isn't that I have losing trades, but that I have just not been able to do much of substance. I am anxious to be more aggressive but I am simply not seeing the sort of opportunities I like.

I have suffered a few nicks by trying to force things and I'm not taking on big enough positions in the trades that have been winners. The net result is that I'm making little progress in building my account, which is always the primary goal....276 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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