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Confessions Of A Market Maker

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Confessions Of A Market Maker brings 20 years of Wall Street educational trading experience, coupled with entertaining stories; both in and away from the markets. The podcast is Co-Hosted by former 20 year Market Maker, JJ (@vwaptrader1) & Poker Professional/trader, Ray (@AllxDayxRayx), who are occasionally joined by guests of high esteem in the industry. Confessions Of A Market Maker has quickly become one of the highest viewed and popular podcasts in the finance/trading space.

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Confessions Of A Market Maker brings 20 years of Wall Street educational trading experience, coupled with entertaining stories; both in and away from the markets. The podcast is Co-Hosted by former 20 year Market Maker, JJ (@vwaptrader1) & Poker Professional/trader, Ray (@AllxDayxRayx), who are occasionally joined by guests of high esteem in the industry. Confessions Of A Market Maker has quickly become one of the highest viewed and popular podcasts in the finance/trading space.

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English


Episodes
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Episode #124: Dave Mabe CTO Officer at Trade Ideas on Backtesting, creating a process & AI trading

6/27/2024
Chief technology officer at Trade Ideas & consistent profitable systematic independent trader for 17 years. Confessions of a Market Maker present Dave Mabe ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Dave's Website: https://www.davemabe.com/ Dave on Twitter: https://x.com/davemabe?lang=en JJ on Twitter: https://x.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://x.com/AllxDayxRayx ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Microefutures.com trading room is now offering a 7 days free trial with no obligations. Offering not only ES where JJ teaches and trades, but other futures instruments, stocks, crypto and DFS and sports betting. That’s a 7 day free trial with no obligation or commitment. Join us at mircoefutures.com

Duration:01:12:06

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Episode #123: Peter Reznicek on Options Trading, Market Internals & Profile

6/13/2024
Trading full-time since 1999. He’s been a principal and head trader for RBC capital and Translucent Capital Management. Now he’s a retail trader trading weekly options on a strict technical basis. Founder of Shadowtrader.net. Confessions of a Market Maker presents Peter Reznicek. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ https://www.shadowtrader.net/ Peter on Twitter: https://x.com/PeterReznicek JJ on Twitter: https://x.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://x.com/AllxDayxRayx ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Microefutures.com trading room is now offering a 7 days free trial with no obligations. Offering not only ES where JJ teaches and trades, but other futures instruments, stocks, crypto, DFS and sports betting. A 7 day free trial with no obligation or commitment. Come join us at mircoefutures.com

Duration:01:04:27

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Episode #122: BTC Analysis

1/19/2024
Piggybacking off of the newly launched equity breakdown series, JJ & Ray give a rundown of BTC on the chart, its origins and another notable tidbits. Fresh off of 11 spot ETF approvals, Billions of dollars have flowed into these Bitcoin spot ETFs --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx

Duration:00:31:42

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Episode #121: Hunter Horsley of Bitwise on New BTC ETF Approval

1/11/2024
Former product manager at Facebook and Instagram. A graduate of Wharton and was a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree. Chief Executive Officer of Bitwise Asset Management and co-founder of the 5-year-old firm. Bitwise is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing crypto-specialist asset managers. The firm is known for launching the world’s first and largest crypto index fund and pioneering over a dozen investment products, crossing $1B in AUM( Assests under management) in 2021. Now home to the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF, symbol BITB. Confessions of a Market Maker Present Hunter Horsley --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hunter on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HHorsley JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx Bitwise website: https://bitwiseinvestments.com/

Duration:00:52:54

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Episode #120: CCCC Stock Breakdown

12/21/2023
JJ breaks down the company C4 Therapeutics (CCCC) fresh off its new deal with Merck. Drawing from his previous experience running deals, JJ informs the listeners on what to look out for if you plan to play this ticker or one similar. Looking past the catchy headlines, you'll learn to let the chart tell you the real story. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx

Duration:00:18:15

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Episode #119: HCDI Stock Breakdown

12/15/2023
A new series on Confessions of a Market Maker. JJ breaks down the company Harbor Custom Development (HCDI). Drawing from his previous experience running deals, JJ informs the listeners on what to look out for if you plan to play lower priced/ lower float stocks. Looking past the catchy headlines, you'll learn to let the chart tell you the real story. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx

Duration:00:23:44

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Episode #118: Tony Battista of Tastylive on Market Making, Options Trading & Transition From the Floor

11/21/2023
Started his career in options and futures trading in 1983, as an independent Market Maker at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), as well as a local independent trader at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). He served on the CBOE arbitration committee for over 10 years, ruling on disputes between traders and trading firms. Presently, he is the Co-Host tastylive with Tom Sosnoff on the tastylive network, the #1 ranked financial program on the internet. Confessions of a Market Maker presents Tony Battista --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tony on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tony_BATtista Tastylive: https://www.tastylive.com/ JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx

Duration:01:00:42

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Episode #117: Anna Coulling on Volume Price Analysis, Macro Picture & Trading Psychology

10/24/2023
She has been involved in the financial markets for almost 17 years as a trader and investor. She takes a three dimensional view, based on technical, fundamental and relational analysis. This powerful approach, when combined with price action and candle patterns, has given her a deep and detailed knowledge of the forces that drive the financial markets. She's the author of several books including: A Complete Guide to Volume Price Analysis, A Three Dimensional Approach to Forex Trading, and Forex for Beginners. Confessions of a Market Maker present Anna Coulling---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Anna on Twitter: https://twitter.com/annacoull Anna's Personal Website: https://www.annacoulling.com/ JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx

Duration:01:25:50

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Episode #116: Market Update Week of 9/28

9/30/2023
Market update episode. JJ & Ray talk: current market, struggles and success's participants are experiencing, month end & quarter end trading---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/

Duration:00:27:14

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Episode #115: James Seyffart of Bloomberg on Spot BTC ETF

9/13/2023
A research analyst within Bloomberg Intelligence (Bloomberg LP's Research Department). He’s focused on the research of the broader asset management industry with specialized expertise in the coverage of ETFs, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, etc. He also works with Bloomberg's commodity strategist in the research of cryptocurrencies which has helped him specialize in crypto and Bitcoin related funds products in recent years. Confessions of a Market Maker Presents James Seyffart---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------James on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JSeyff JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/

Duration:00:45:18

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Episode #114: Market Recap Week of 8/28

8/31/2023
Market Recap episode. JJ & Ray talk about this summer's trading, what to look for heading into the fall & AMC recent reverse spilt which has created a lot of chatter---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------In depth look at JJ's Certified Training Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCNrqnFFwn0 For more information and sign up, email mtradingmedia@gmail.com

Duration:00:33:35

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Episode #113: Denise Shull on Neuroeconomics, Using Your Feelings as Data & the Fractal Mind

8/10/2023
On the cutting edge of understanding the impact of emotions on investment decision-making. ReThink’s Founder and CEO, she leverages her background in neuroscience and modern psychoanalysis to solve the mental mysteries of successful investing, trading, competing, and leading teams. She is known for her uncanny effectiveness in resolving mental blocks and decision conundrums. An in-demand speaker, Shes keynoted for UBS, Credit Suisse, MIT’s Sloan Fellows, Harvard Business School, and the US Ski and Snowboard Association. Author of "Market Mind Games", Confessions of a Market Maker presents Denise Shull---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Denise on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeniseKShull JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/

Duration:01:22:56

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Episode #112: Hugh Hendry Electica on Managing a Hedge Fund & Macroeconomics

7/20/2023
A founder and CIO of Eclectica Asset Management, a Global Macro Hedge Fund that ran from 2002 to 2017. High water mark events were the early and successful identification of the gold bull market in 2003 and the housing debacle in 2008 both of which delivered annual returns of between 30% and 50%. St. Barts luxury hotelier and Acid Capitalist. Confessions of a Market Maker presents Hugh Hendry---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Hugh Hendry on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hendry_hugh JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/

Duration:01:14:04

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Episode #111- Kim Sokoloff on 20 years of Wall St. experience, Technical Analysis & Intraday Trading

7/7/2023
Possessing more than twenty years of Wall Street experience. Over those 20 years she primarily focused on equity trading and technical research for institutional and high net worth clients. Highly praised for risk management, intraday trading, and advising institutional clients as a sell-side technician. Confession of a Market Maker present Kim Sokoloff---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Kim on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KMS7511JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at https://microefutures.com/

Duration:01:06:10

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Episode #110: Market Update 6/20/2023

6/20/2023
JJ & Ray talk about the current market and recent headlines in and around finance. Topics include: potential market differences in the summer, dealing with wide intraday ranges, Chatgpt portfolio and the AI sector, SEC suing Binance---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at microefutures.com

Duration:00:22:06

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Episode #109: Brian Schardt of ChatGPT Portfolio- Exploring the Potential of AI Trading

6/14/2023
In this podcast episode, Brian Schardt, who created Autopilot, a startup that allows users to copy trade top investors, and Chat GPT Portfolio, a groundbreaking AI technology that they use to trade and provide analysis on stocks. Brian explains how Chat GPT uses technical and financial analysis to forecast stocks and how they plan to launch other pilots on their platform. They discuss the potential of Chat GPT outperforming some of the best investors and ethical considerations related to using AI technology for trading. Brian also shares his personal trading strategies and a low market cap stock he is invested in. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The GPT Portfolio on Twitter: https://twitter.com/chatgpttrader Brian Schardt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/brianschardt JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at microefutures.com

Duration:00:32:30

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Episode #108: Dr. Phil Pearlman on Going Against the Grain of Society

5/23/2023
In episode 108 of the Confessions of a Market Maker podcast, co-hosts JJ & Ray are joined by Dr. Phil Pearlman, an expert in personal health and wellness. The conversation revolves around the importance of personal health and wellness for traders and how it can impact their performance. They discuss the impact of mindfulness and non-attachment on trading and personal life. Dr. Pearlman emphasizes the importance of balancing short-term success with long-term health and well-being and going against the grain of society to achieve personal health and wellness. They also discuss the negative impact of junk food conglomerates on society and the insidious nature of alcohol. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Dr. Phil Pearlman's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ppearlman Dr. Phil Pearlman's Substack: https://primecuts.substack.com/ Pearl Institute: https://www.pearlinst.com/J J on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at microefutures.com

Duration:01:02:56

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Episode #107: Jonah Lupton on Research, Portfolio Building, and Risk Management

5/19/2023
In this podcast episode, Jonah, JJ & Ray engage in a conversation about Jonah Lupton's background in traditional finance and entrepreneurship, his approach to investing and trading, and some sports banter. Jonah shares his experience of how he got into trading during the pandemic and how he started day trading his portfolio and joined the FinTwit community on Twitter. He discusses his trading strategy, which involves using technical analysis to identify potential trades. Jonah also talks about his investment strategy, which includes deep dives into small and mid-cap companies, as well as larger companies with market caps between 10 and 50 billion. The speakers also touch on the importance of taking care of one's health and the challenges of staying disciplined in both trading and fitness. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Jonah on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JonahLupton JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at microefutures.com

Duration:01:04:07

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Episode #106: Chris Cady & Steven Hawkins talk Market Profile, Its Beginnings and Its Evolution

4/19/2023
Chris Cady: A trader and quantitative developer on the Intercontinental Exchange, as well as a Quantitative Trading Researcher at web services group Powerweave. Getting his start trading markets in 1980, He’s been a member of both New York and Chicago exchanges for over 30 years, and has had a front row seat throughout the market’s transition from floor to electronic trading Steven Hawkins: Director at Profile Trading. He’s an active researcher and refined the methodology into a powerful trading framework and system. He has been involved in the markets throughout his professional career and acted as an institutional broker to some of the worlds largest investment banks and trading houses in the world. He’s collaborated with other professionals to write several trading books with his most recent book, Steidlmayer on Markets: Trading with Market Profile™, 2nd edition is universally considered to be the classic guide to the revolutionary technical trading methodology called Market Profile™---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Chris on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Chris_C_Cady Steven's Profile Trading Website: https://www.profiletrading.com/about/ JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at microefutures.com

Duration:01:09:32

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Episode #105: Linda Raschke- Market Wizard Talks Trading Strategies, Indicators & Managing Money

4/5/2023
Making her 2nd appearance on the pod, she began her professional trading career in 1981 making markets in options as a member of two exchanges. She has been the principle trader for several hedge funds. Her early successes were recognized by Jack Schwager in his renowned Market Wizards series. Confessions of a Market Maker Presents Linda Raschke---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Linda's Personal Website: https://lindaraschke.net/ Linda on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LindaRaschke JJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vwaptrader1 Ray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllxDayxRayx--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Any listener of this podcast that has the skills to pass an evaluation can become a prop trader fully funded by either APEX Trader or Topstep Funding. Our own microefutures trading community has many members who are now fully funded; no need to trade with your own money; keep 90% of your profits. To learn more, visit our website at microefutures.com

Duration:01:20:00