This post was originally posted here. The writer, Rayner Teo is a veteran community member and blogger on InvestingNote, with a username known as @Rayner and has 617 followers.

My YouTube channel was created in 2013.
The first blog post on TradingwithRayner went live in 2014.
And along the way, I’ve interacted with thousands of traders and the truth is…The majority of traders fail.

Here’s why…

You want to be spoon-fed without doing the work

“Hey Rayner, which is the best moving average to trade with?”

“Can I use 2 ATR to set my stop loss?”

“Which indicator is best for Trend Following?”

Now, those are the type of questions I get each day.

But what’s wrong with these questions?

It shows signs of laziness, that you’re not willing to do the work — and you want to be spoon-fed.

And here’s the thing: