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#205: 3 Proven Steps to Profitable Trading in an Economic Crisis

Do you know exactly what to do to profit in these uncertain economic times?

In this week’s episode of the Breakout Training Answered show, Mr. Breakouts shares three proven tips for profitable trading during an economic crisis. Tomas provides valuable insights for traders looking to navigate an economic crisis, revealing that for traders, there is no crisis, only opportunity. By having a trading plan, diversifying the portfolio, and keeping emotions in check, traders can increase their chances of profitable trading. As the host notes, these tips are not only relevant during a crisis but can also be applied to everyday trading.

Here’s just a small sample of the topics we discuss on the show:

  • The importance of having a trading plan and sticking to it. He advises traders to avoid making impulsive decisions and to have a clear exit strategy. This is crucial during an economic crisis when the market is volatile and unpredictable.

  • Diversifying the portfolio and not relying on a single asset or market. This helps to spread the risk and minimize losses. By investing in different markets and assets, traders can increase their chances of profitable trading.

  • Keeping emotions in check and not letting fear or greed drive trading decisions. This is especially important during an economic crisis when emotions can run high. By staying calm and rational, traders can make better decisions and avoid costly mistakes.

Watch the replay of our latest episode:

Episode Highlights:

1:23: How traders can travel and work at the same time.

10:04: The importance of mindset in crisis and in trading.

15:04: Finding markets that are trending and have strong momentum.

19:58: Avoiding choppy markets and using larger stop losses in volatile markets.

23:58: Diversifying your trading portfolio to include different markets and instruments.

27:28: Trading during a crisis.

Tomas and the Systems On The Road team


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