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Episode 231: An Impromptu Phone Call to the Traders Expo

Welcome to Episode 231 of The Traders Podcast. For this show, Jason the producer surprised Rob with an impromptu phone call while he was still at the International Traders Expo in New York City last week. So, in this interview, Rob describes what made the expo better this year. He also talks about the opportunities for networking with other traders. This leads to a conversation about potential ideas for meet-ups, both online and in-person. Rob also mentions how you can watch some of the expo presentations online, if you can’t make it to the show. Rob says that the expo no longer allows presenters to give you sales pitches; however, in the “dirt section,” Rob discusses something that might be intriguing to anyone who’s launching a product or a service related to traders. Give it a listen! We think you’ll have a good time.

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Episode 230: A Few Lessons From The International Traders Expo in New York City

Welcome to Episode 230 of The Traders Podcast. During this show, your host Rob Booker regales us with his adventures and experiences at The International Traders Expo in New York City that took place over the past few days from February 16 through 18. While at the expo, Rob listened for some lessons that might interest the podcast listeners out there who weren’t able to attend.

Rob talks about sitting in on the presentation of long-time futures trader John Person (of, who discussed the dropping stock of Starbucks Coffee Company. Next Rob describes a distribution bar, which is a fascinating term he heard at the conference. Rob also quotes John Person again, who commented that on the daily chart, the futures contract on natural gas has printed five Doji candles in a row, which signifies a reversal pattern or a big turn-around on the horizon. All of these and a few more tidbits from the New York Expo are highlighted here in Episode 230 of The Traders Podcast. Join us! Read More