This Element is an excerpt from Trade the Trader: Know Your Competition and Find Your Edge for Profitable Trading (9780137067084) by Quint Tatro. Available in print and digital formats.
Learn how to profit from all price action — so you can earn returns in declining and sideways markets, too.
The moment you stop allowing general market direction to dictate your emotions, you unleash powerful opportunities to capitalize on market movement. I was taught from a young age to seek out solid investments, buy them, and let them work. It took me years to truly embrace the philosophy that I could make money even in a stagnant or declining market.