Train your brain
Information, analysis and risk management are not the only elements of financial decision making. The process of deciding what risks to take, when and for how long, also involve emotional processes, as modern research has shown conclusively and every trader ultimately admits.
Understanding both the cognitive and emotional processes of financial decision making - and how these work together - is an important area of research. Saxo Bank has been part of research collaborations investigating the role of emotion in trading and how technology-enhanced learning can be used. On TradingFloor.com, we want to pass what is being discovered in this kind of research back to the trader.
Head of Options Gustave Rieunier tries on mobile electroencephalography (EEG) headset, which may be used for diagnostic and biofeedback applications in trading.