Part II: It takes all sorts

Chapter 5: It’s all about sex

In this chapter, you will learn that:

• There are key chemical and physiological differences between men and women. These differences tend to influence the trading abilities of individuals.

• Men face several specific trading challenges, including overconfidence, overtrading and aggression.

• Women tend to encounter a lack of confidence, which results in a need to talk about their results and a concern that trading is a male domain.

• Being aware of these challenges and establishing action plans to overcome them is a great way to trade more effectively, regardless of your gender.

Up until the 1980s, it was believed that the brains of men and women operated in much the same way. It was ...

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