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Episode 314: What Separates Good Traders From the Great Legendary Traders?

There is no safe route to massive success. Period. In Episode 314 of The Traders Podcast, your host Rob Booker addresses a tremendous e-mail question from Dave in Columbus. Dave asks if it’s possible to develop beyond just becoming “a good trader”; instead, he wanted to know if it’s possible for an everyday trader to become one of the legendary great masters of trading. How can one become a virtuoso? Rob delivers a very candid answer that makes this episode both a little scary and a must-listen for all traders. Thanks for the great question, Dave!

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Episode 289: What Type of Companies Make the Best Long-Term Investments?

In Episode 289 of The Traders Podcast, your host Rob Booker begins with an update on long-term investments by discussing Amazon’s war with the publisher Hachette. Rob talks about the bright future for companies that support the rights of individuals to conduct commerce with the public at large. Next Jason the producer asks a question about hedging (trades, not bushes). Then we move in to some listener feedback comments and questions from Calvin, Jerry, Reggie, Jonathan, Don and Allan. Thanks for listening!

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Episode 284: Dark Rob vs. The Mailbag

Jason the Producer here. In this rambunctious and unusual episode, your host Dark Rob responds to some critical listener feedback from Vali and another from Bob. I won’t describe it any further, because the joy is in the journey, and it’s hilarious to hear Rob (an otherwise easy-going guy) get so wound up while speaking his mind. You may hear a side of Rob in this episode that you never knew existed…

As always, we still welcome all listener feedback, but depending on what you write, I can’t promise you won’t ignite a fiery episode like this one. Thanks for listening to The Traders Podcast.

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Episode 274: The Irresponsible Podcaster and the Euronaut

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For Episode 274 of The Traders Podcast, your host Rob Booker and the producer Jason Pyles bring you another mailbag episode, where we delve into the listener feedback. But first Rob talks about the new apps (for iPhone, for Android) that are available for The Traders Podcast.

Next we read e-mails from Jonathan, as well as Ryan, a software engineer in California who’s begun to write his own Expert Advisors (EA’s). Then Jason recommends a unique zombie-type of movie called “Pontypool” (2008). Then we got a request from FX Outlier and Mark regarding guest appearances on The Traders Podcast. Next we read part of an e-mail from Dave. We also got comments from Chris and Glenn, and it’s an overall, rip-roarin’ great time. Join us! Thanks for listening.

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Episode 269: Trading Tidbits From Cannon Beach

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In Episode 269 of The Traders Podcast, your host Rob Booker calls in to the show from Cannon Beach, Oregon, which is pictured at right. Rob begins by giving a quick mini review of his Chromebook computer and its performance thus far. Next we read a mailbag question from Erik, who asks if Japanese traders are typically bigger risk-takers or even gamblers. And this leads Rob to talk about the carry trade, for old times’ sake. Next Rob cites a blog post titled A Dozen Things I’ve Learned From Reid Hoffman, and of course, he has trading-related applications for these tidbits. And finally Rob talks about how the innovative trader’s path is most often a solo journey. Join us!

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Episode 237: Why Traders Are Seduced by “The Worst Trading Strategy in the World”

Episode 237 begins with an idea… Jason the producer suggests some sort of prize give-away for those who call The Traders Podcast and leave us a voice mail at (801) 382-8789 with some sort of short, trading-related story. Next we read a question from fxoutlier, who asks about the status of Duane the Meticulous Trader. Then we read a comment from Nate, who asked about, what Rob calls, “The Worst Trading Strategy in the World.” And Rob also explains why traders are so easily drawn to such a strategy. Next we read a comment from our friend, Scott, about maintaining confidence even while at a loss. Then we get an e-mail from Kaine who’s sick of being told about being a losing trader. Then we read a comment from Anthony, who has an idea for the next Traders Expo. Then we hear from Cole, who talks about his long-term trading strategy. We think you’ll enjoy this episode. Call and leave us a voice mail! Thanks for listening!

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Episode 236: Dipping Back Into the Mailbag

For Episode 236 of The Traders Podcast, your host Rob Booker and Jason the producer dip into the mailbag and address some listener feedback. You’ll hear comments from Suko about the proper pronunciation (and meaning) of the word “Doji.” You’ll hear another comment from Warrior who explains why the price of natural gas rises and falls counterintuitively during the hot and cold seasons. We also read a comment from German, who asks about bad habits and scalping, as well as another comment from Warren concerning Rob’s friend Steve Nison. And Philipe wrote in about overcoming his tendency to overtrade. We always appreciate listener feedback, so feel free to leave your comments in the show notes at the bottom of this episode. Thanks for listening to The Traders Podcast!

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Episode 169: Our Rocket Ship Stock Market, the Unemployment Rate and a Traders Podcast Box Set?

We think Episode 169 is a good time, and we think you’ll agree… First of all, our friend Keiron wrote and asked about purchasing every one of The Traders Podcast episodes in one fell swoop, so we entertain ourselves as we entertain that thought.

Rob also spends some time talking about our rocket ship stock market and the employment market. Are we in some kind of a fake recovery because the economy is not creating jobs fast enough to replace the jobs that were lost during the financial crisis? Rob discusses how the unemployment rate factors in — and how it doesn’t factor in the people who have given up and dropped out of the job market altogether. Rob notes that there are under-employed people who are making less than they used to, and how that’s throwing off the numbers, as well.

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