… and mine is caffeine. I estimate I drink about 5 to 7 cups of coffee or tea (I am British) every day. Until now, I had never considered the potential impact of caffeine on my trading decisions.
The Wikipedia entry on caffeine shows how the toxicity of caffeine can affect a spider’s web-spinning abilities:
I know I am not a spider but this is not a good sign, especially considering that I tend to make my brews just before I get busy trading.