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Trading Education Posted by Team Topstep December 23, 2020

Advice from Experts: Use Trading Systems

Episode Summary:

The holidays are a time for rest and reflection. To that end, we’ve compiled advice from some of our favorite guests this year to help you create and utilize trading systems. Listen to the episode for tips and best practices from guests, including Gary Antonacci, Christ Tate, and many more. Happy holidays from Limit Up!

Full Show Notes:

What makes Santa such a great gift-giver? He has his system for delivering presents on lock. To be an effective trader, you have to put in the work to create a system that works for you and stick to it. This week on Limit Up!, we are revisiting some of the best advice on trading systems we’ve gleaned from our guests in 2020.

Take a listen for trading best practices from such guests as Chris Tate, Gary Morrow, Gary Antonacci, Jerry Robinson, Jeremy Tang, and Zac White. We hope you learn something and have a safe, restful holiday season!

  • (00:15) – Systems for efficient trading
  • (01:43) – Trading vs. investing
  • (05:58) – Profit tracker trend trading
  • (07:37) – Computer assistance
  • (10:39) – Boosting confidence
  • (12:20) – Embrace the decline
  • (13:37) – Simple indicators
  • (16:17) – Dual momentum
  • (22:15) – Recency bias

Limit Up! is a podcast for traders of all levels brought to you by Topstep. Whether you’re considering a career in trading and don’t know where to start, or you’re a seasoned veteran looking for advice from big names in the financial industry, Limit Up! is your guide. Join us weekly as we discuss the market in all of its volatile glory. Risk Disclosure:


Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep.

Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Before coming to Topstep, Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps, where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account, applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach and is a regular on the Daily Market Recap.

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Podcast episode production by Dante32.