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Tune into the Smarter Trading podcast to hear the Trade Risk's Evan Medeiros chat with professional traders as they share practical advice, tips, and insights on investing in the stock market. New episodes published every other Monday.

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Patrick Walker — Live episode sharing market analysis & answering your questions - Image of quote Patrick mentioned

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

By Evan Medeiros | 9:49 am January 19, 2022

 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…

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Samantha LaDuc — Macro-to-micro tops, bottoms, and inflection points

Samantha LaDuc — Macro-to-micro analysis hunting for major market inflection points

By Evan Medeiros | 8:57 am January 3, 2022

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 17 Our guest today is Samantha LaDuc. Samantha is the Founder of LaDucTrading.com and CIO at LaDuc Capital LLC. Samantha is known for timing major market inflection points in equities, commodities, bonds, currencies, cryptos and especially volatility. In this episode we break down Samantha’s macro-to-micro framework and cover a wide range…

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Kunal Desai - Momentum based day trading strategies

Kunal Desai — Momentum based day trading strategies

By Evan Medeiros | 8:15 am December 20, 2021

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 16 Our guest today is Kunal Desai. Kunal is an American stock trader and CEO of Bulls on Wall Street, an online trading academy. He began trading in 1999 and has spent most of career perfecting momentum based day-trading strategies. In this episode we talk all about what it takes to…

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Eddy Elfenbein - How to construct a high-quality stocks portfolio using fundamental analysis

Eddy Elfenbein — How to construct a high-quality stocks portfolio using fundamental analysis

By Evan Medeiros | 9:29 am December 6, 2021

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 15 Our guest today is Eddy Elfenbein. Eddy has been a leading writer in the financial community since starting the Crossing Wall Street website and CWS “Buy List” in 2005 and 2006, respectively. He often appears on CNBC and Bloomberg, where he shares his insights on the market and the economy. …

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Futures, options, and trend trader for 50+ years - Dr. Barry Burns

Dr. Barry Burns — Futures, options, and trend trader for 50+ years

By Evan Medeiros | 8:47 am November 22, 2021

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 14 Our guest today is Dr. Barry Burns. Barry has been trading markets for over 50 years and is the founder of Top Dog Trading and author of the popular book, Trend Trading for Dummies. In this episode Barry breaks down the many different trading strategies that he uses to invest…

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Dr. Phil Pearlman — Take care of your body and mind to trade better

By Evan Medeiros | 8:40 am November 8, 2021

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 13 Our guest today is Dr. Phil Pearlman. Phil earned his doctorate in clinical psychology and has been involved in markets since the 1990s. He’s currently the chief behavioral officer at Osprey Funds and has held roles at Yahoo Finance, Stocktwits, and Bank of the Ozarks. In this episode we talk…

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Frank Zorrilla — Tactically swing trading stocks for 1 to 10 day moves

By Evan Medeiros | 7:21 am October 25, 2021

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 12 Our guest today is Frank Zorrilla. Frank is the founder of Zor Capital, a registered investment advisory firm in New York. He started his career in 1997 and has been professionally managing money since 98. In this episode we get tactical discussing Frank’s short-term swing trading strategy. We talk about…

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Cesar Alvarez — Building quantitative trading systems to trade the stock market

By Evan Medeiros | 8:38 am October 11, 2021

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 11 Our guest today is Cesar Alvarez. From 2004 to 2013, Cesar was the Director of Trading Strategies at TradingMarkets.com and Connors Research. Cesar has developed strategies for private equity funds, authored multiple books on trading, and was a Software Engineer on the early versions of Microsoft Excel. He is well…

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Nikki Dunn — Combining technicals with fundamentals for long-term trading

By Evan Medeiros | 7:50 am September 27, 2021

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 10 Hello everybody, our guest today is Nikki Dunn, a trader, investor, and Certified Financial Planner. Nikki is the creator of She Talks Finance, a financial education platform to help people learn money in a fun and approachable way. In this episode we talk about Nikki’s framework for picking companies and…

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Brian Shannon — Swing trading stocks using multiple time-frames

By Evan Medeiros | 7:00 am September 13, 2021

 Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 9 Hello everybody, our guest today is Brian Shannon of Alphatrends.net. Brian started his professional investing career in 1991 as a retail stock broker and then quickly moved on to follow his true passion of trading, in 1994, which he continues to do full-time to this day. Brian holds a…

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David Settle — Implied volatility is overrated – Options trading framework

By Evan Medeiros | 11:42 am June 12, 2021

 Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 8 Hello everybody, our guest today is David Settle. David started in the investor education world in 2004 with Investools. He’s coached hundreds of individuals on how to invest and trade the stock, options and forex markets and he currently holds a CMT designation. In this episode we dive into…

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Brian Lund — The better you know yourself the better you’ll trade

By Evan Medeiros | 8:50 am June 7, 2021

Smarter Trading Podcast Episode 7 Hello everybody, our guest today is Brian Lund, a fintech executive, investor, and writer with over 35 years of trading experience. Brian is the publisher of The Lund Loop, a weekly newsletter in which he writes about the intersection between markets, trading, and life. In this episode we talk about…

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