Patrick Walker — Live episode sharing market analysis & answering your questions

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Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 18

Patrick is the founder of Mission Winners. He has had the privilege of meeting and learning from legendary traders like: Martin Zweig, Bill O’ Neil, and Ed Seykota. He was an IBD Meetup co-leader and most importantly, he is a family man, happily married with 4 kids.

In Patrick’s own words, “My trading and approach to investing is “stolen.” It’s taken from the greats. I’ve tweaked and fine-tuned it over the years. Nevertheless, I owe much to all of them. I love to learn. Love to teach. Love to inspire. Love to help. That is why I’m here.”

In this special live episode of Smarter Trading, host Evan Medeiros and special guest Patrick Walker, are on camera, sharing their screens, chatting about the current market environment, trade opportunities, and answering your questions.

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Key learning points & timestamps

  • 0:00 Stream waiting
  • 1:10 Introduction
  • 5:05 Year to date 2022 market stats
  • 7:00 Patrick Walker’s market analysis: S&P500 and Nasdaq 100
  • 17:50 Hedging a portfolio versus stop losses and raising cash
  • 20:50 Sector and industry analysis
  • 30:20 Q&A: Subpar stocks in strong sectors
  • 37:15 Q&A: Looking for weakness and shorting stocks
  • 42:47 Q&A: Trading chart patterns versus moving averages
  • 46:10 Q&A: Using EMAs crossovers for entries and exits
  • 48:15 Q&A: How many stocks should someone hold from the same sector
  • 50:47 Q&A: Swing versus trend trading
  • 53:20 Q&A: What kinds of returns can you make trading in a year?
  • 58:25 Where to find Patrick Walker

Highlight clip: What kinds of trading returns are possible in a year?

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Evan Medeiros

Evan is the founder of the Trade Risk. With 25 years of coding experience and a B.S. in computer science, Evan brings a systematic discipline to investing in the stock market.

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