I just got back from the Truth About Forex Conference in London. At the conference, I learned a ton of new strategies and techniques for improving my psychology and my…
The Truth About Forex Conference is based on the podcast that Walter Peters and I do. Now you have the opportunity to meet Walter and the other traders that we have mentioned on the podcast. Here’s how…
Being a traveling trader is great, but it does come with some risks. One of those risks is having your information stolen while you are on a public internet connection. Here’s how to protect yourself when you are traveling the world.
“Idle hands are the devil’s workshop.” That is especially true in trading. If you are taking mediocre trades just because you are bored, then these activities can keep you busy while you wait for a perfect setup to come along.
You might not think that monitor size matters much, but let me assure you, it does. Learn how I upgraded my trading monitor and how it has helped with my trading. I’ll show you what I did and how you can do it too.
Trading conferences can be giant pitch-fests. But they can also be a lot of fun and extremely inspirational. Here are the top 5 reasons why you might want to go to a trading event very soon. They might not be what you think…
It is great to focus all of your energy on Currency Trading. That is how you get results. But that is not the only thing in the world and you may find it helpful to diversify your investments. This post will give you three alternatives that you might want to consider. They won’t work for everyone, but they may help you.
I expected the Bank of Finland Museum to be pretty boring, but it was anything but. Find out why I liked it so much and why I recommend you visit it the next time you are in Helsinki. I also give you a bonus sightseeing spot nearby.
Trading is hard. Sometimes we can lose sight of why we want to be successful traders in the first place. Here are 18 reasons why I think that being a Forex trader is the best job in the world. Read this list every time you are tempted to give up. It always helps me.
Most aspiring traders dream of traveling the world while trading. But you don’t have to be a professional trader to travel. But if you want to take your trading on the road and practice trading while you are away from home, you will need the right equipment. Find out what I recommend in this post.
There may be more paper lying around your trading office than you realize. The good thing is that you can digitally store most of this paper and clear up the clutter. This post will give you all the tools that I have used to eliminate almost all of the paper in my trading office.
Paul Rotter has been called the greatest trader ever. Although he trades bonds and now currencies, successful trading is universal. At one point, it was the single largest trader on the Eurex Exchange. Find out how you can learn from his success.
Find out what are the top 5 things that I am grateful for on this Thanksgiving 2013. I hope this inspires you to do the same.
This is something that I hear from traders all the time. They want this one thing…find out what it is in this post.
I have spent over three months with the Fitbit Flex and I will share what I like about it and what I don’t like about it.
I went whitewater rafting for the first time and finally crossed an item off my Heroic List this year. Find out how it went and my tips for going rafting in California.
I had a chance to meet up with Chris Lori last month and it reminded me of all the things that I have learned from him over the years. Discover what I have learned from him in this post and how they can help you.
Back in May, I finished my first half marathon and I couldn’t help but realize how many of the lessons I learned from this experience could be applied to trading.
I had been trying to lose weight for years with little success. Find out what finally worked for me and how it helped my trading.
I decided to replace my regular office chair with an exercise ball for 30 days. This is how it worked out.
These simple exercises can help you combat sitting at your computer for too long. Do them for a few minutes daily and you will start to feel the difference.
At the end of the movie Wall Street, Bud Fox’s father tells him to do something real. Is trading real? Let us know what you think in this post.
I had no business being at a hedge fund. At that point in my life, it was only my second job and my previous job was doing IT Consulting. The entirety of my financial education consisted of reading Market Wizards. Yes, I’m completely serious. But I did understand the concept of being able to go short and long…so maybe I had that going for me. Whatever the case, working at a hedge fund taught five very important lesson about trading and life.
If you get as many booty calls from lingerie models as I do, then you truly understand the value of a good Secretary. A Bouncer comes handy when I need to get rid of people that are bothering me for an autograph. And of course, a vanity phone number is invaluable when I need a phone number that is super easy for said lingerie models to remember.
Here is a short list of things that you probably don’t know about me. In fact, most people don’t know these things about me. I hope you find it fun and helps you understand why I do what I do.
I’ve been wanting to see the crazy Winchester Mystery House ever since I saw it on a TV documentary. Did it live up to the hype? Find out here…
When trading on the road, the last thing you want to do is run out of power for your phone, wireless broadband device, iPad or iPod. Having enough power can be the difference between being able to get out of a bad trade or losing money. Hopefully you have your stops in place, but there […]
All coffee is the same right? Sure, some coffee tastes better, but I didn’t think that there was really much difference between 100% Kona and Juan Valdez. Coffee usually doesn’t do much for me in terms of energy, but I do like the taste. The way it works is that I get a caffeine buzz […]
As I mentioned in my Kiva post, I will donating a portion of all income from this blog to Kiva, a non-profit organization that loans money to entrepreneurs in developing countries. I have decided to support this charity because it embodies what I believe Trading Heroes is about. Learning to trade well is essentially building […]
Welcome to the first ever, Trading Heroes cooking show. On this inaugural episode, I’m going to show you how to make my favorite energy drink for trading. I have to warn you, it sounds really gross, but it tastes great! In fact, it is probably one of the best cups of coffee I have ever had.
I have wanted this blog to stand for something more than just my desire to become a professional Forex trader. I also want it to be an agent for positive change in the world and this is one way that I want to make that happen. Kiva is an organization that facilitates micro loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries.
It is about time that we stand up and take back our rights from the repressive 1%. We have suffered under their tyranny for too long. Occupy Wall Street now! These are the top 7 reasons that I think that the Occupy Wall Street Movement is the greatest movement of our generation!
Hello everyone, I’ve been traveling quite a bit and haven’t been able to post as much as I wanted but I thought I would do a quick check in. Final thoughts about Estonia I had a blast in Estonia. I didn’t know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised. One of the more interesting […]