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…
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…
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.
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.
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 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.
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…
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 […]
Today I am checking my forex charts from Tallinn, Estonia. There are some definite benefits to trading forex on this side of the world. First of all, the time difference is about 12 hours from Hawaii, making the London open around 9 am. If I were living here, I would be able to trade during […]
I finally got over my jetlag and had some time to upload some pictures. Today my trip to Poland takes me to the town of Kazimierz. It is a small historic area that features two castles and a monastery. The town is located on the Lubin Plateau and is next to the Vistula River. It […]
As I prepare for my trip to Poland, here are 10 fun facts that I learned about the country. What makes Polish pizza different from Italian pizza? Which end of the banana do they peel first? Find out in this post.
This is my review of the Clear Spot and Clear Home devices. I recently switched off DSL and was looking for alternatives. Find out how Clear (formerly Clearwire) worked for me.
What does it take to create a successful trading blog? A lot of hard work, passion for trading and this one last element that is often overlooked. Read this post to find out what it is.
This is the much anticipated second book from author Tim Ferriss. If you don’t know, his previous book The 4-Hour Workweek is a bestseller and continues to be in the top 5 in three different Amazon.com categories at the time of the writing of this post. In a recent interview I listened to, Tim says […]
I really like this mouse for trading. It is the Gyration wireless mouse. The thing that makes this mouse different is that you can use it on the table like a regular mouse, but you can also use it in the air. There is a trigger-like button on the mouse. When I click that button […]
This is not a trading book, but it gives a lot of great tips on how to live and work anywhere in the world. It gives practical advice based on the personal experience of the authors. It is a must read for traders who want to trade and travel.
I am always looking at other blogs and trading forums, trying to find good ideas for this blog. Information that you could use to become a better trader: news, biographies, answers to problems or stuff you would just find entertaining. In my web surfing, I came across the term “The Trading Lifestyle” while reading through […]
One of the fun things about being a trader is being able to have multiple monitors. At some point it becomes ridiculous, but in my opinion, a minimum of 2 or 3 monitors can really boost your productivity. Longer term traders may not need it, but it is very helpful for shorter term traders because […]