Balance of Short and Long Positions by Sean Seshadri
A trader's worst fear is to secure employment as most traders who trade for a living will focus on managing risk first before ever thinking of garnering a profit. The financial markets represent great financial rewards but also have real risk. However, if a trader understands this and trades according to their account size while maximizing profitable trades and cutting losing trades which can occur about 20% of the time. A trader's main problem to achieve consistent gains is fear which can be overcome with experience, trading with discipline, and developing a sound trading plan.