Who do you listen to when it comes to trading? Doing your homework and staying informed is an important aspect of long-term trading success, as is having a place to bounce around ideas and hear different perspectives. However, it’s also critical that you vet those sources. This week on Limit Up! Jack and Dan discuss the double-edge sword of easy access to trading advice and how best to evaluate your go-to sources. They’ll cover some practical tips and give a few golden rules to keep in mind. Lastly, they give a heads up on their August hiatus from the show but don’t worry, Jack and Dan will be back before you know it in September with all new content.
About Limit Up!
Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by Topstep about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/
Topstep is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012.
About The Hosts
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 regularly on the Daily Market Recap.
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