Webinar: I really want to go through the history and evolution of prop trading. Let me just quickly start off that when I use the term prop trading, that’s just a short market term for proprietary trading. Don’t be confused by that. Prop trading is proprietary trading.
Webinar: Welcome out to this Maverick Trading presentation on leveraged ETFs. Hope you’re enjoying yourselves trading. We’re gonna talk about leverage. When we talk about leveraged ETFs, sometimes it’s two times, three times levered ETFs, there’s some good and bad with these.
Webinar: It’s such a nice and to be able to do to get in person with our traders and really sit down and chat and talk. Not just have a good time and get to know each other, but really get a good feeling where people are and where they are in their trading and their knowledge and education. This was something that after the Vegas summit, I thought, “This is really something we need to go over and discuss.” For those of you that weren’t in Vegas, all we did in Vegas was talk about position sizing and consistency.
Podcast: This is Robb Reinhold and welcome to High Percentage Trading. I absolutely love to do sessions like this. And the reason why is because everyone wanting to get into trading, you know, we’re excited to get into the charts, excited to get into the option strategies and we’re excited to go out and make some money. I get it because that’s how I was.
Webinar: I’ve traded through the dotcom crash and the Great Recession, and we’re going to talk about all those cycles that happen in the market; number one, how to identify when they’re going to happen. Two, how to protect yourself and three, ultimately, let’s make some money doing it.
Webinar: The reason that I assume you’re here is we want to go through the major reason most traders fail. Now, of course that sounds very negative. But really if you don’t understand why people fail and why people can’t do something, then it really doesn’t give you much insight into why do some people succeed.
It is always beneficial to pause periodically and analyze your trading performance, win/loss percentages, reward/risk ratios and risk-adjusted measure of return (Sharpe ratio). Without looking back and analyzing performance numbers, it is hard to improve as a trader. At Maverick, we do the above self-analysis every six months in a live class. We also make…