1/Trading against the trend.
2/Buying during a downtrend.
3/Selling during an uptrend.
4/Failure to recognize the current trend.
5/ No knowledge of consolidation period.
6/ Using trending trading method in consolidation period.
7/ Changing trading systems from day to day.
8/ Trying every available indicator.
9/ Constantly looking for another trading indicator that will give 100% winning trades.
10/ Always looking for the most smoothed indicator instead of paying attention
to the price, which is the number one indicator.
11/ Inaccurate timing of trades.
12/ Never, ever pay attention to the economic news.
13/ Failure to exit the trade before it is too late.
14/ Placing a day trading trade before London or New York opens.
15/ Using useless trading tools.
16/ Being the most courageous, overconfident, stubborn trader.
17/ Never learn from past mistakes.
18/ Never review losing trades to avoid same mistakes.
19/ Being very greedy, impatient, looking for quick easy big profit.
20/ Trying to recover all long term losses in a very short period of time.
21/ Being desperate and trying everything and losing focus consistently.
22/ Failure to acknowledge the reality of the price action.
23/ No discipline, no willingness to respect and follow a trading system rules.
24/ Inability to trade faithfully, a trading system from A TO Z.
25/ Placing trading stop loss inside the Bollinger bands.
26/ Sleepless night, trading the quiet Asian session.
27/ Failure to draw the trend line.
28/ Never ever draw the trend line.
29/ Never ever wait for the trend line to be broken before placing the trade
30/ Always looking at indicators without looking at the price.
31/ Always relying on the indicators instead of the price itself.
32/ No trading goal.
33/ No trading target for each day, each week or month.
34/ Selling at valid support zones.
35/ Buying at valid resistance zones.
36/ Inability to recognize clearly a valid support or resistance level.
37/ Too much or crazy high leverage.
38/ Using bullish chart patterns in a strong downtrend.
39/ Using bearish chart patterns in a strong uptrend.
40/ Never ever look at the monthly chart.
41/ Showing total disrespect to the weekly and daily charts.
42/ No understanding at all of the multiple time frame trading rules.
43/ Never want to know what is the Top-Down Trading method.
44/Still making trading decisions on the lower time frames instead of the higher time frame.
45/ Failure to understand that the higher time frame always commands the lower time frame.
46/ No knowledge of the market patterns.
47/ Failure to differentiate between market patterns and price patterns.
48/ Placing too many trades at once.
50/ Serious misuse of the Slow Stochastic indicator or any other oscillators or indicators.
51/ Trying to force the market.
52/ Never use a guarantee stop loss or even a simple stop loss or playing with live fire.
53/ Trading with money, one can not afford to lose.
54/ Insufficient trading capital and immaturity to trade like a pro.
55/ Feeling bored and placing ridiculous crazy trades.
56/ Looking for trades that are not present.
57/ No time for family or friends at all.
58/Thinking that life is all about trading and nothing else matters in Life
59/ Constantly blaming everybody except oneself. Total irresponsibility.
60/ Feeling bitter, angry, hopeless and giving up on life completely and failure to enjoy other thing in Life.
61/ No money management at all.
62/ Buying too late at the end of the uptrend or when the uptrend is weakening.
63/ Selling too late, when the downtrend is weakening or coming to the end.
64/ Taking too much risks.
65/ Taking low probability trades with high stop loss.
66/ Blaming God for one own mistakes.
67/ No trading systems.
68/ No trading plan.
69/ Never pay attention to chart patterns on the thirty minutes chart, daily chart or weekly chart.
70/ Do not know when to exit a trade.
71/ Constantly giving away trading profit.
72/ Shorting stocks for swing trading without checking the financials.
73/ Too proud to learn or to ask for help.
74/ Going long for swing trading during the bearish period of SEPTEMBER TO OCTOBER.
75/ No knowledge of the trading seasons.
76/ No consideration to the volatility.
77/ No consideration to the S&P 500
78/ No consideration to the major indexes.
79/ No consideration to the VIX and to the other market internals.
80/ No attention to the sector or to the economy in general or to the consumer confidence.
81/ Focusing on making quick fat money instead of building the ability to trade like a pro.
82/ No respect whatsoever to the professional traders or even to the opening and closing bell.
83/ Thinking that the stock market is his/her father's business.
84/ Failure to acknowledge owns weakness and strength.
85/ Having unrealistic goals and ambitions.
86/ Dependence on trading robot to do the trading work for you
87/ QUITE HAPPY WITH CONSISTENT LOSING TRADES AND WILL NOT LIFT A FINGER TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.
88/ THANK YOU FOR READING AND BEST WISHES FOR YOUR TRADING. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME ENJOY YOURSELF.
AND BE VERY HAPPY. Georgetrio