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5 Podcast Episodes Talking About Taking Risks

Yes, trading always involve risks but we incorporate it into so many conversations sometimes it’s not the focus anymore. So here are  podcast episodes from the Chat With Traders podcast I found that have been interesting. From going all out on penny stocks to dealing with FOMO, you definitely want to check these out.


Kunal Desai Interview – Chat With Traders Podcast Episode 020

Kunal Desai is known as the head honcho at Bulls on Wall Street and is an intraday momentum trader. Trading since he was a teenager, he struggled even going into his twenties eventually asking a profitable trader to show him the ropes.

That mentor was Paul Singh who gave him lots of useful advice on how to actually work the market like a trader.

During the interview Kunal was kind enough to talk about how to get over FOMO, or the fear of missing out, why it’s dangerous to chase trades, and suggestions for making more rational decisions.

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Timothy Sykes Interview – Chat With Traders Podcast Episode 003

Penny stocks are usually known as ‘the gutter of the stock market’ and are definitely in a world of their own. Even with the bad reputation, Tim Sykes discovered that they can still be pretty lucrative. During this interview, he reveals his passion for playing penny stocks, and how others can benefit from being manipulated and some common scams.

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Peter Brandt Interview – Chat With Traders Podcast Episode 036

Peter Brandt is a legendary trader who has been trading since 1975. He’s achieved a compounding annual growth rate of approximately 42%. His best year was well over 600%.

Given that, there were definitely some low points.

Peter discusses his early years working at the Chicago Board of Trade as well as the roots of his trading, which is classical charting patterns. He also dives into how he feels about high frequency trading operations and why he assumes every trade will be at a loss.

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David Bush Interview – Chat With Traders Podcast Episode 023

David Bush has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets. He never had any formal education in finance, and was actually a professional musician for a number of years.

In his twenties, David decided to switch careers. He was able to become a successful discretionary trader after overcoming challenges that all new traders have to face. He transitioned into a quantitative trader and moved on to find new ways to exploit market opportunities.

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Kirk Du Plessis Interview – Chat With Traders Podcast Episode 002

Kirk Du Plesiss from OptionAlpha is a retail trader, and describes his first week trading as something like a ‘wild cowboy’. Obviously, it’s not the case anymore and is hugely successful as an options trader.

Throughout the interview he talks about his trading in a lot of detail, plus a whole lot more. Kirk shares plenty of great advice on how traders can gain an edge with your trading.

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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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