This class serves as one of the three elective courses required to complete your certification.
Adopt or refine the habits – psychological and analytical – needed to acquire mastery of the Wyckoff Method of trading. Anyone who has been trading for more than a few months knows how normal human emotions can lead to self-sabotage and trading losses. The “smart money” (or in Wyckoffian terms, the Composite Operator) extracts enormous profits from retail traders by exploiting these emotions and forcing behavioral errors. Without appropriate attitudes and habits, even traders skilled in chart analysis can often be wrong-footed by large market operators.
Through many years of trading and teaching, Roman Bogomazov and Bruce Fraser have identified and distilled critical mental practices and behaviors that can help traders decisively put the odds back in their favor.
Practices For Successful Trading
Establishing Routines And Correct Mental Habits
Beliefs: Traders’ beliefs about trading and the Wyckoff Method and how their beliefs affect their results
Routines: The central importance and key elements of any Wyckoff trader’s routines (including examples of what we do)
♦ Pre-trade analysis
♦ Trade analysis and management
♦ Post-trade analysis
♦ Identification of common behavioral mistakes in trading
♦ How to recognize and correct those mistakes both in real-time and in subsequent trades
Letting trades come to you
♦ Learning to let the market set itself up for a trade
♦ Patience, meditation, and other spiritual practices in trading
How to practice
♦ As in music, sports and other areas, success in trading depends not just on how much, but on how well you practice.
♦ Deliberate practice: quantitative and qualitative approaches to trading practice
Roman Bogomazov is a trader and educator specializing in the Wyckoff Method of trading and investing, which he has taught for more than ten years as an Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University and as the principal instructor at WyckoffAnalytics.com. He is the founder and President of Wyckoff Associates, LLC, an enterprise providing online Wyckoff Method education to traders throughout the world (www.wyckoffanalytics.com). Using WyckoffAnalytics.com as a thriving trading community platform, Roman has developed a comprehensive educational curriculum covering basic to advanced Wyckoff concepts and techniques, as well as visual pattern recognition and real-time drills to enhance traders’ skills and confidence. A dedicated and passionate Wyckoffian, he has used the Wyckoff Method exclusively for his own trading for more than 25 years. Roman has also served as a Board Member of the International Federation of Technical Analysts and as past president of the Technical Securities Analysts Association of San Francisco.
Bruce Fraser, an industry-leading “Wyckoffian,” began teaching graduate-level courses at Golden Gate University (GGU) in 1987. Working closely with the late Dr. Henry (“Hank”) Pruden, he developed curriculum for and taught many courses in GGU’s Technical Market Analysis Graduate Certificate Program, including Technical Analysis of Securities, Strategy and Implementation, Business Cycle Analysis and the Wyckoff Method. For nearly three decades, he co-taught Wyckoff Method courses with Dr. Pruden, and has also used this approach to the markets as the foundation of his own trading for over 35 years. Bruce publishes a widely read blog at StockCharts.com, entitled “Wyckoff Power Charting” and co-hosts the popular, online weekly Wyckoff Market Discussion. Bruce has taught numerous special topic courses at Wyckoff Analytics including Point-and-Figure Charting Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3, Point-and-Figure from Stocks to Cryptos, Practices For Successful Trading, Conversations With Wyckoff Wizards and the Basic Charting Course. Bruce has also presented at the Best of Wyckoff Online Conferences in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
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There is a very high degree of financial risk and loss involved in trading securities. You understand and acknowledge the existence of this risk and also that YOU ALONE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN TRADING AND INVESTMENT DECISIONS AND RESULTS. The materials presented and discussed in this online course are for educational purposes only; nothing contained therein should be construed as investment advice. John Colucci and Roman Bogomazov (“Presenters”) are not registered investment advisors or broker-dealers and do not purport to recommend or suggest any specific trades or investments in stocks, bonds, e-minis, futures, options, currencies or any other financial instruments or markets. Presenters assume no responsibility or liability of any kind for your trading and investment results. It should not be assumed that any trades or investments described or discussed in this course were, are, or will be profitable.