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@  shaileshm : (17 January 2018 - 12:28 AM) that was only till last year
@  shaileshm : (17 January 2018 - 12:28 AM) i dont think iq gets its feed from rueters anymore
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 05:04 PM) As simple as that :)
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 05:01 PM) See it like a casino based on official weather feeds and you need to make a bet on degree in the future
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 04:58 PM) They can’t manipulate official feeds since it comes from reuters & ebs but the platform about when you can enter etc is all theirs
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 04:53 PM) That is normal
@  Shahram : (16 January 2018 - 03:35 PM) All I know the price are sometimes different from mt4.
@  Shahram : (16 January 2018 - 03:31 PM) Thanks Tripack. Many traders claim that iq option manipulates the trades. I was wondering if it’s true. So far I haven’t seen real evidence.
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 03:30 PM) Enjoy
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 03:30 PM) Translation = regulated casino :P
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 03:28 PM) bin brokers can be regulated all the way they want it will not be retated to how they manage their own platforms, simple...
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 03:26 PM) they do get official feeds, and the platform is fully under their control, so they control the spead up to some extend
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 03:24 PM) but in short I can answer lol
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 03:23 PM) No worries :) search is on top right
@  Shahram : (16 January 2018 - 03:21 PM) sorry guys wrong section. i was planning to search on website
@  Shahram : (16 January 2018 - 03:21 PM) IQOption price manipulation
@  thi4gon : (16 January 2018 - 02:22 PM) Nice, GL
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 02:16 PM) Gotta go in the meantime, good luck
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 02:01 PM) Kind of stuff you can only see without arrows :)
@  Tripack : (16 January 2018 - 01:58 PM) Might be completely wrong but new down channel building up ?

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Trade or not to trade when you are totally devastated?


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#1 mr.march

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:21 AM

Hi guys,

 

Today I feel like a total wreck. When yesterday I turned on the TV and saw the news about Carrie Fisher's death, I found myself as shocked as I have ever been for the last couple of months. No, my life is not that perfect that nothing bad ever happens to me, cause shit happens to me, you know, but somehow it does not touch me much.

 

This is why it is so unusual to me that a single death of the woman that I have never really known can shake me so much. I was doing to keep trading yesterday and today, but somehow it seems impossible still. A lot of my pals say that they share that feeling, cause I guess she was the very first crush for every boy of my age.

 

I don't do therapy, so here I am, among other traders, who have dealt with different situations in their lifes and I want to ask, what do you do when you don't feel like trading suddenly? Should I push myself and convince that it will come back once I started? Or maybe it is better to wait and get over it, cause I can lose in an eye blink and do not give a damn about it?

 

Thanks

 

 

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:32 AM

Sorry you feel bad. This year has been really crazy.

 

My advice is...don't trade. Give yourself some time for those feelings to settle.


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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:35 AM

That is a very honest post and congrats for that.  I would say wait a bit until you are in a better mental position, or use a demo account.  Because you will blame all your losses on your mental state.  Stay away from live trading for the moment would be my recommendation. 


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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:47 AM

Trading is business, non-emotional in general so if I was you I would not let anything to affect it. It is good to have a break once in a while.



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Posted 29 December 2016 - 03:20 AM

Take a day or two off, do something nice for yourself. Trading is work, many people don't go to work when they are mourning, if they can avoid it.



#6 shaileshm

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Posted 30 December 2016 - 08:59 AM

Trade from next year. Enjoy the new years eve a bit. Thats my suggestion.

 

Why do you trade anyways? So that you can enjoy life. So take this as the enjoyment part.


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#7 mr.march

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 11:32 AM

Guys, I am back on the trading path. Thank you for your advice! It really helped me so much!



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Posted 10 January 2017 - 11:36 AM

Keep your trading on solid rails, wish you the best :)


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Posted 09 April 2017 - 09:37 AM

i chose not to trade because when you're devastated or even tired you can make a mistake that will cost you a lot of money… 


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