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Episode 338: What I Learned About Trading From the Movie “Whiplash”

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Episode 338 of The Traders Podcast is another solocast featuring your host Rob Booker. In this show, Rob talks about Damien Chazelle’s 2014 film “Whiplash,” starring Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller. Rob uses the story of this film as a metaphor for currency trading. Rob calls “Whiplash” a wake-up call for him as a trader.

You won’t have to have seen the film to follow this podcast. And don’t worry, Rob doesn’t reveal any major spoilers, if you haven’t seen it yet. Rob asks us to examine whether we’re too easy on ourselves. And he talks about the desire to be the best (and how we don’t have to be the best to be profitable). Don’t miss this one! Thanks for listening.

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Episode 336: The Morning-After Trade

In Episode 336 of The Traders Podcast, your host Rob Booker brings you one of his famous “solo-casts” about his previous week of successful short-term trading. (This inevitably leads to some brief comparisons about long-term trading, as well.) Next Rob talks about short-term trading prospects for this week — the week of February 23rd. He talks about his approach for assessing these potential short-term trade opportunities. Rob also discusses how all the market is — on a daily basis — is potential.

Finally, Rob wraps up by talking about the trading computers he’s using (and what he plans to use in the future). Tell us how many screens you use when you trade. Leave us a voicemail. Please! (801) 382-8789.

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Episode 247: You Can’t Do This

For Episode 247, your host Dark Rob Booker is back with another solocast, where he browses through the New York Times and responds to various headlines that catch his attention. During this show, Rob calls his shot and points to the center-field bleachers, giving you his prediction for the next President of the United States. And for those who are motivated by being told you can’t do something, Dark Rob spends the remaining time explaining why You Can’t Do This. Join us today on The Dark Side of The Traders Podcast.

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Episode 201: On Being Hyper-Rational

We’re pleased to bring you another provocative solocast by your host, Rob Booker. In Episode 201, Rob explains how the worst traders have the worst kind of confidence. He shares a scary scenario from 12 years ago, and he poses the questions: Is day trading a total scam? Does it ruin lives? Rob tackles these questions and then carefully describes how we first ruin ourselves, then we ruin our trading accounts.

Next Rob talks about how trading is like religion, and he talks about the sorrow that comes from believing that trading is The Answer. Rob runs with this metaphor and discusses leaving the religion of trading and explains that trading is not The Answer, but something else… And finally, Rob encourages traders to become more rational — even hyper-rational.

If you’ve been feeling like you need to reflect on yourself as a trader, then this episode is definitely for you. Thanks for listening to The Traders Podcast. Read More

Episode 199: The Four Steps to Removing Emotion From Your Trading

In Episode 199, your host Rob Booker delivers a raw, bare bones solocast where he riffs on all the problems associated with when things are going well. Rob talks about the dark problem with euphoria, and he also identifies what is your most powerful ally in your battle with the market. Rob speaks about the pitfall of mistaking one’s own greatness.

But most importantly, Rob addresses the show-no-emotion brand of trading and learning to calm the hell down. Rob also lists and expounds on the four steps to removing emotion from your trading, and he concludes by reading a poem from 1940. Enjoy!

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