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Get inspired and stay motivated by everyday normal people who are currently on their journey to trading success.




STR 131: Joining Forces with a Penny Stock Company

This interview made me laugh for sure. Not in a mean way, but rather in a “I can relate” type way. Did I ever go as far as our guest? No… he took things to a whole new level when it comes to going down the penny stock [...]

Duration: 01:06:50

STR 130: Taking the Mental Game to a Whole New Level! Welcome Back Hamlet!

We’re bringing back a former guest and hearing all about where he stands in his current trading journey. We interviewed Hamlet (“Crusader” in chat room) a little over a year ago and he’s still going strong. I [...]

Duration: 00:59:37

STR 129: Paying Himself Nicely and Rebooting. Welcome Back Dim!

We have a pretty unique situation which up until this point, I’m not sure we’ve encountered. I’m always up for a new experience and you better be too! Shawn is back with us again (chat room alias “Dimliwitti”) [...]

Duration: 01:14:50

STR 128: Why “Account Protectionism” is a Major Problem. Welcome Back Remy!

It’s always enjoyable to bring back previous guests who we’ve had on the show, and that’s exactly what we do in this “live coaching” discussion. I say “live coaching” because in the free-flowing [...]

Duration: 01:02:38

STR 127: Many Struggles Have Lead to a For Sure Way to Grow His Account

There is zero doubt in my mind that many people will be able to relate to this trader’s journey. Thanks to the openness and honesty of chat room member “Luna” (same name in chat room), we were able to go step-by-step [...]

Duration: 00:59:01

STR 126: My New Computer Set-Up and the Guy Who Built It

I recently got an entire new trading computer that was a custom build. The person I used to build it is the “techie on staff” – itNate as we call him. He is essentially like Batman as he usually is operating in the shadows [...]

Duration: 01:13:40

STR 125: Still Under Construction, but in an Overall Uptrend

An open and transparent book. That was certainly the overall theme of this Welcome Back interview. Our guest has not only been on the podcast before, but I’ve also hung out with him in person on two occasions so I wasn’t shocked [...]

Duration: 01:16:20

STR 124: Trading Against the Person in the Mirror

In the majority of situations, the biggest struggles as a trader comes from the person looking back at you in the mirror. Of course, many people will blame external forces no matter how crazy it may appear; however, for the traders who are [...]

Duration: 01:07:07

STR 123: Blowing Up Your Account… and then STILL Owing Money

The brutal honesty our guest in this interview afforded us all to hear a very cautionary tale about the very real risks that exist in the world of trading. While these risks can be controlled and navigated, when a lack of understanding [...]

Duration: 01:04:49

STR 122: Learning to Trust the Chart and Honoring Risk Principles

By far one of the hardest things to do as a trader or investor is to follow the rules. Assuming you’ve traded before, I’m sure you can relate to just how hard it can be when real money is on the line. Our guest, Ben, has a great [...]

Duration: 01:15:38

STR 121: A 1-on-1 Sit Down with Penny Stock Legend Janice Shell – Part 2

First a warning. This the second part of a two part interview, so before listening to this one, be sure to listen to episode 120. In Part 1 our guest, Janice Shell, sat us down for a story about one of the biggest penny stock scams in the [...]

Duration: 00:48:41

STR 120: A 1-on-1 Sit Down with Penny Stock Legend Janice Shell – Part 1

I was a bit nervous heading into this interview as I’ve known of and respected this person for as long as I can remember. If you’re not aware, my first introduction to the stock market was via the penny stock market over 10 [...]

Duration: 01:00:04

STR 119: Being Seduced by the Pharma Stock “Voices”

One of the most common tactics the emotion of greed uses in the world of trading/investing is seduction. The greed voices begin whispering into your ear and causing you to fantasize about all sorts of big/quick money dreams… and then [...]

Duration: 01:07:23

STR 118: The Importance of Small Repetitions

For those in our trading community, odds are, if you’ve been around long enough, you’ve seen the name “Stock Gambit” appear in the chat room. He has been around since nearly the start of our community. He is in [...]

Duration: 01:00:38

STR 117: A Video Podcast with Cohost Chezz! Let’s Get an Update.

We’re at it again! Our 2nd ever in person video podcast. The special little twist this time is I’m checking in with our esteemed co-host “Chezz”. He was the guest on episode #1, so yeah, it’s been awhile since [...]

Duration: 00:58:22

STR 116: RD’s Back! How Slowing Down Sped Up His Growth.

A community staple is back to update us on how his trading has been unfolding. For those of you who have been around awhile, the name RDTrader12 should sound familiar. He’s been on two previous podcasts and I’ve also interviewed [...]

Duration: 00:59:23

STR 115: Moving Across the Country to Be a Future’s Broker. That’s Only the Start… (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a two part interview, so for the best listening experience, be sure to go back and listen to episode 114 first. Chezz and I pick up right where we left off with tfletch and the craziness continues. With that being said, [...]

Duration: 00:52:19

STR 114: Moving Across the Country to Be a Future’s Broker. That’s Only the Start… (Part 1)

I had the pleasure of meeting our guest at our Nashville meet-and-greet and after talking to him there, I knew he needed to be a guest. I guess I’ll pat myself on the back a bit and proclaim that I made a wise choice. Our guest, [...]

Duration: 00:54:52

STR 113: The Pitfalls of Following Shiny Objects and How to Recover from It

One of the more common problems have as newer traders is shiny objects. You hear about one thing in the market, so you focus on that. Then you hear about something else, and before you know it, you are off focusing on that. While there is [...]

Duration: 00:58:01

STR 112: Pendar’s Back! And He’s a Beast with His Personal Finances!

There is a unique twist to this week’s interview, and I’m a huge fan of it! Based on the feedback we’ve received from you as listeners, whenever we touch on the topic of personal finance, people get value from it. This is [...]

Duration: 01:06:02

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