Oldies But Goodies: The Top 3 Chat With Traders Episodes You May Have Missed - Investing Shortcuts

Oldies But Goodies: The Top 3 Chat With Traders Episodes You May Have Missed

If you haven’t  heard already (pun intended), the Chat With Traders Podcast is a great way to learn not about trading, but get insights into some of the most successful traders out there. With well over 125 episodes so far, it’s probably overwhelming to figure out which ones to listen to first.

Well look no further than this post. I’ve compiled three podcast episodes that you can check out right now that will give you a good overview of what Chat With Traders is all about.


How To Think About Strategies Like a Quant and Diversify Like a Boss With Derek Wong

Derek Wong is our first guest from China, who is the Director of Systematic Trading and Options with a private fund in Shanghai

You’ll near where he first worked, which was in the agricultural pits in the CBOT before going onto different firms in Chicago and South Korea.

Listen to learn about his interesting background and history as well as convergent and divergent strategies. He also dives into the cultural differences of Chinese investors and different unconventional ways to think about how you can trade.


The Man Who Beat The Dealer, And Later, Beat The Market – An Interview With Edward Thorp

This interview features Edward Thorp, who is equally well known in the financial markets as well as the gambling scene. He was a MIT professor in the late 1950s and wanted to see if there was a way to get an edge on gambling games like blackjack. He’s now known as the father of card counting.

Listen to his interesting story about his journey from a gambler to now trading.


Tactics for Better Decision Making and Skill Versus Luck With Michael Mauboussin

Michael Mauboussin is one of the Managing Directors and the Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse. He also teaches at Columbia Business School as a finance professor. Not only that, but he’s also authored many books including More Than You Know and The Success Equation.

He’s not only well known as a thought leader on decision making, he’s also known for approaching trading with the process of skill versus and luck and process over income. Listen to this episode to learn how you can make better decisions and processes as a trader.

Aaron Fifield

Author Aaron Fifield

Aaron Fifield is a developing trader, and host of the Chat With Traders podcast. Each week he interviews successful traders and financial thought-leaders to extract their best insights, which is listened to by thousands. On the trading front, Aaron is learning how to code and is pursuing algorithmic trading systems.

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