One thing that has happened more than once and is mind boggling.
I try to scalp long and get a few quick pips because it’s going up. It stops moving as soon as I enter the trade. It then loses momentum and teases on the downside but barely. After about 5 nonending minutes I finally give up at just another loss. I have to drive somewhere. I come back a few hours later and of course the thing went skywards. I then, stupidly, hop on the train! Buy at the top!! And it starts going down again. Completely unbelievable, worst execution imaginable, and, all my fault!
I focus on fundamentals. There was optimism but it went a bit slow, until another important catalyst news was announced. Simple