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Less is More in Trading - Ep 102
When it comes to trading, overcomplicating a method or strategy can potentially be detrimental to one's success.
In the latest episode of The Optimus Futures Podcast, our host Matt Z discusses the concept of "Less is More" in trading and why traders should carefully consider whether adding more is beneficial to their long-term success.
Navigating Through Competition, Natural Selection, and Changing Environments in the Market - Ep 101
The financial markets are constantly evolving and changing over the course of time.
In this episode of the Optimus Futures Podcast, our host Matt Z discusses the approach traders should take when navigating through these everchanging markets. We break down navigating through competition, natural selection, and seasonality in the markets.
Inside the Habits and Methods of Professional Traders who Become Fulltime Traders With Jack Schwager
Jack Schwager, an industry expert in futures trading and author of the book: Unknown Market Wizards, sits down with the founder and CEO of Optimus Futures, Matt Zimberg, to discuss the habits, methods, and ways trading professionals evolve to become full-time traders.
What is it like to become a full-time trader, and how do you trade when you are on your own? What are the habits, routines, and mindsets of professional traders? Jack Schwager sheds light on these common questions while reviewing his experience with the traders in his recent book: New Market Wizards.
The "Just in Case" Trading Syndrome - Ep 99
When used incorrectly, the use of leverage in futures trading can create poor habits and be catastrophic to one's account.
In episode 99 of the Optimus Futures Podcast, we discuss the "Just In Case" Syndrom in futures trading, what exactly this means, and how to avoid it.
Machines Can't Fix Your Trading Discipline - Ep 98
Discipline is one of the most important factors to any successful trader.
Even with the implementation of auto-liquidation features and software handling risk management, a non-disciplined trader may override such implementations and go against grain. In this episode of the Optimus Futures podcast, we breakdown and discuss why machines and software can't fix your trading discipline.
Trading for $ Vs. Trading the Actual Market - Ep 97
Mistakes are inevitable in the trading world. These mistakes can range from emotional, practical, lack of understanding, and much more.
Eliminating all your mistakes at once is very difficult and it typically takes practical experience to learn from them. In this podcast, we discuss one of the biggest newcomer mistakes and how to deal with it: Trading for money versus trading the actual market.
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Matt and his guests are excellent in digging into the psychology of trading. He roots out the psychological pitfalls that can hold a trader back. His podcast has definitely helped me address the psychology and emotions involved with trading. Absolutely excellent!
I do listen to many podcasts on trading but you don’t find others speaking of material covered in this podcast. The material is great and helps you think of things otherwise you would have not. Great podcast, highly recommend taking the time to go through the older episodes.