The Ego In Trading - Transitioning From Discretionary to Systematic Trading w/ Dale Miller

podcast Dec 09, 2018


In this episode, I welcome on recent Montreal Trader Meetup presenter Dale Miller.  

Dale has had a long trading career with stints on various trading desks trading derivatives, OTC products, and exchange-traded products. 

In this show, we discuss a plethora of topics and ideas including - 

  • Trading on a proprietary energy trading floor 
  • The fallout when Enron collapsed
  • Knowing who is on the other side of the trade
  • The differences between trading OTC vs. trading on an exchange
  • The social aspect of trading
  • Transitioning from trading on a proprietary floor to 
  • The ego in discretionary trading
  • Moving from discretionary trading to systematic
  • The importance of waiting for signal completion
  • The Ego In Trading
  • Trusting the model

The purpose of the Trading Perspectives Podcast is to feature and share the trading stories and perspectives of the Montreal Trading community.

Resources Mentioned

Principles:  Life and Work - One of the most recommended business and trading books of 2018.

Reminiscences Of A Stock Operator - Story of Jesse Livermore

Diary Of A Professional Commodity Trader - Written by longtime trader Peter Brandt


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