The true skill set of a trader has nothing to do with reading technical charts or understanding balance sheets and cash flow statements. The true skill revolves around understanding your emotions and knowing how to control them. There are a variety of emotions that need to be considered within the world of trading and investing but one of the key emotions is fear. Fear is tricky because not all fear is bad. What do I mean? I want to quickly walk you through two types of fear which must be understood and harnessed. These may not be the most exciting topics do dive into; but, they’re some of the most important and this is why most fail. The normal person chases after the exciting topics and ignores the boring ones. This is a huge mistake! Let’s talk some fear.