Staying Focused On One Thing - The Importance Of Goal Setting w / Antoine Savoie

podcast trading Dec 31, 2018

Summary

In this episode, I welcome on Antoine Savoie.

Antoine is a local trader and entrepreneur here in Montreal and he delivered a presentation at November’s Montreal Trader Meetup where he spoke about how he uses Sentimental analysis to create an edge in his Forex trading.


In this episode, we explore that topic further and hear more about Antoine’s trading experiences.

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

  • Why Antoine only looks at price
  • The entrepreneurial mindset vs the traders' mindset
  • The benefit of having a secondary income
  • How Antoine incorporates sentimental analysis into his trading
  • Trading goals - the goal setting process
  • How Antoine manages losing and stress
  • Antoine shares a meditative technique
  • Risk management goals
  • Why you need to be willing to lose money to make money

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

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

podcast Dec 09, 2018

Summary

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.

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An Introduction To Quantitative Trading - Do Things That Don't Scale with Simon Ouellette

podcast Nov 05, 2018

Summary

In this episode, I welcome on quantitative trader Simon Ouellette.

Simon recently presented at October's Montreal Traders Meetup and delivered a fantastic talk on the importance of having a proper methodology when it comes to researching and backtesting your trade ideas.

In this show, we’ll be diving further into that idea and also hear Simon share his trading experiences and perspectives.

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

Resources Mentioned

Quantopian - Quantopian is a crowd-sourced quantitative investment firm which promotes people from around the world to write investment algorithms.

Advances in Financial Machine Learning - great book by Marcos Lopez de Prado with insights on how to properly use advanced machine learning solutions to overcome real-world financial/investment problems. 

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From Suicidal To The Stock Market - How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything ft. Terrence Li

podcast trading Oct 21, 2018

Summary

I am excited to announce the launch of a new regular series of podcast interviews called The Trading Perspectives Podcast.

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

This inaugural episode features Terrence Li who shared his trading journey at September's Meetup.   

Hear how he went From Suicidal To The Stock Market and  How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything.

I hope you enjoy our first episode and stay tuned for more episodes!

Resources Mentioned

Your Money or Your Life - a book recommendation by Terrence on how you may want to invest in your financial future and (more importantly) your long-term happiness.

Trade Like A Casino - great book by R. Weissman on how successful traders tend to operate like a casino in that they develop a method that gives them "positive expectancy".

Millennials Path - Terrence's blog where he blogs about...

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