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Episode 332: Greatest Hits Trading Lessons Learned in Orlando

After returning from his live trading seminar in Orlando, Florida, your host Rob Booker reports on the lessons that he learned from attending this live seminar. Episode 332 is Rob’s collection and summary of the highlights from his presenters. He compares and contrasts each of his friends who also happen to be very successful traders. So, if you weren’t able to attend Rob’s seminar in Florida, this episode is a great review of what you missed. Thanks for listening.

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Episode 330: Trade Like a Beginner During 2015

Happy Monday! Welcome to Episode 330 of The Traders Podcast. In this show, your host Rob Booker chats with special guest Jared Johnson of Day Traders FX.com about 2015. Rob and Jared talk about what we’ve seen from the market in 2015 thus far and whether we can keep expecting more surprises throughout the course of this year. Rob and Jared also discuss the recent Swiss franc debacle, which Rob calls the single largest financial blunder of this century. All of this — and more — in Episode 330 of The Traders Podcast! Thanks for listening.

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Jared’s Web site: Day Traders FX.com

Jared on Twitter: @DayTradersFX

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Episode 232: A Thousand-Pip Trade and Whether You Should Take Your Profit Targets Off Your Trades

Episode 232 features your host Rob Booker speaking with veteran trader Jared Johnson, the CEO and founder of Day Traders FX.com. Rob and Jared get together in sunny Arizona and speak about matters of the heart, such as a thousand-pip trade that Jared once reeled in like a blue marlin. This leads to a conversation about reflecting on The Big Wins, as well as the usefulness (or detriment) of pondering The Big Losses. Rob and Jared also spend time talking about short-term trading and long-term trading. This episode is a good mix of the traders’ talk you’ve come to expect from The Traders Podcast. Thanks for listening.

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Episode 218: Technology Stocks, Water and DiCarlo’s Pizza

For Episode 218, your host Rob Booker speaks with veteran trader Jared Johnson, the CEO, founder and president of Day Traders FX.com about some actual trading advice. Rob and Jared take a look at the bull market that we’re currently experiencing and how traders are approaching the trending market. They also talk about how the buy-and-hold era is dead and gone. And Rob and Jared also explain why they’re keeping an ear to the ground on technologies surrounding water and solar energy. All of these delights and so much more wait for you in Episode 218 of The Traders Podcast.

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Episode 200: We Still Haven’t Found What We’re Looking For

For Episode 200 of The Traders Podcast, your host Rob Booker joins his trusty producer, Jason Pyles — in person in Salt Lake City — at the home of special guest Jared Johnson, the CEO, founder and president of Day Traders FX.com. To celebrate this monumental show, Rob and Jason spend some time reflecting over 200 episodes. And Rob talks about how in podcasting and trading, you just can be on your game every time…

Jared talks about how awful August 2013 was for his trading. And Rob talks about being his own worst enemy (particularly in trading) and watching himself do damage to himself. This leads to a discussion about the necessity to slog through the bad periods to get back to good again.

Rob mentions that he recently revisited Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” album, which made him think about the kind of walls we build around ourselves. Rob also talks about how we have visions of a spectacular future Read More

Episode 177: August Trading – A Real Super Summer Slow Low-Volume Kind of Month

For Episode 177, your host Rob Booker speaks with veteran trader Jared Johnson, the CEO, founder and president of Day Traders FX.com about August trading. First Rob and Jared bring you an update on their charity trading account. Next Jared laments that the market has been so “August-ey” this month, which leads Rob to talk about his history of August trading and what had made this year different for him. Rob and Jared discuss how sometimes we think our trading system is broken, but in reality, the market conditions are just not favorable for trading. They talk about the trap that people who trade for a living fall into, namely, thinking they must be in the markets every day and refusing to take a vacation, in order to avoid “missing something.”

Jared talks about the popular practice of bragging about how busy we are and how busyness is en vogue. Rob discusses knowing when to walk away because you’re not at your peak-performance level. And Rob and Jared chat about learning what you don’t do well and then adjusting accordingly. All of this and more in Episode 177 of The Traders Podcast. Don’t miss it!

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Jared on Twitter: @DayTradersFX

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Episode 170: Dress for Success and Mr. Steady

For Episode 170, your host Rob Booker speaks with Mr. Steady himself — veteran trader Jared Johnson, the CEO, founder and president of Day Traders FX.com, about the concept of “dress for success” and whether this strategy has any merit — especially for traders. Rob and Jared also discuss other requisite preparations (such as sufficient rest) that they bring to the table for each new day of trading.

Rob asks Jared why he trades (instead of doing something else). Rob also asks Jared why he’s still trading and if it brings him happiness. Rob even asks Jared what’s the most amount of money he’s ever lost on a single trade and what kept him going after that point. Rob asks Jared what he’s looking to get out of trading. Some interesting questions with some interesting answers… Don’t miss it!

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Episode 165: What Type of Trader Am I?

In Episode 165, your host Rob Booker is joined by Jared Johnson (the founder and lead trader at Day Traders FX.com), to help answer some listener e-mail questions. The first question is an e-mail from David, who’s having a problem with a chat room moderator who won’t stop asking him to share information about his trades! This is a very interesting question, and Rob and Jared rise to the occasion with some great solutions for David. The second question is an e-mail from Robert who asks, “What type of trader am I?,” which leads to a great discussion about identifying where one fits in the markets (and if that even matters at all)… Here again, Rob and Jared deliver for Robert, in an episode that we consider to be “classic Traders Podcast” material. Thanks for listening, and feel free to e-mail us with your questions!

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Episode 164: Movement Is Life

Episode 164 opens with your host, Rob Booker, and the producer, Jason Pyles, talking with Jared Johnson (the founder and lead trader at Day Traders FX.com) about summer movies — and in particular — Brad Pitt’s “World War Z.” And as you might expect, this conversation leads into an analogous chat about trading and whether “movement is life,” as is suggested in “World War Z.”

The main event in this episode is when Rob and Jared both choose to tell a story about a recent trade they took. Rob, who is a self-proclaimed divergence trader, aims to explain why divergence doesn’t work, and why it should usually be avoided. But somehow, Rob’s story spirals out of control and becomes some bizarre alternate ending to the Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts film, “Notting Hill.” Then Jared regales us with a tale of Aussie Dollar trading, and Rob asks him to define “an early exit.” Good stuff. Don’t miss it!

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Episode 158: Mirage Trading

Are you a Mirage Trader? Do your biases blind you to seeing the reality of what’s actually on your charts? We hope not. Today in Episode 158, your host Rob Booker speaks with veteran trader Jared Johnson, the CEO, founder and president of Day Traders FX.com, about the emptiness of mirage trading, the scary phenomenon of seeing something that isn’t there…

Rob was recently speaking with a trader who was struggling and complained that no one appreciated how difficult trading was for this person. Jared describes his friend who would secretly trade from her day job by having a little laptop hidden under her desk. Then Rob shares a story about how he unwittingly and unexpectedly footed the bill for some special services that two of his employees received in New York City…

Rob asks Jared about his daily routine when he wakes up at 4 a.m., and they discuss Jared’s average amount of sleep on any given night. Rob describes his own odd morning routine that occurs before he starts trading each day. And Rob and Jared bring you an update on their combined trading account for charity, and they comment on how nice it’s been not to worry or stress about each other. Tune in! Read More