Trading is Personal – Tom Canfield

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Trading is Personal – Tom Canfield


Tom Canfield

Independent Trader

Record Date:  9/25/18


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  1. The Bumpy Road to Becoming a Full Time Trader
  2. Finding a Strategy That Fits Your Personality
  3. Recognizing Times When You Shouldn’t be Trading
  4. Managing Yourself
  5. Revenge Trading & How to Deal with Big Losses

Rapid Fire:

Q. What Trader has influenced your life the most and why?
A. Pat Walker 

Q. What was one of the hardest things you’ve had to overcome in trading?
A. Handling big losses & big successes

Q. How has your trading process evolved over the years?
A. It’s gotten a lot more efficient

Q. What is one attribute that you believe every trader should have?
A. Resilient

Q. Favorite Book About Trading?
A. Reminiscence of a Stock Operator

Q. Favorite Movie or TV Show About Trading?
A. Wall Street

Q. What’s the best advice you’ve received about Trading?
A. Believe in what you see and not what you believe

Q. If you can give a piece of advice to the younger you, what would it be?
A. Slow down.  Don’t set goals and be way more forgiving of yourself

Q. Favorite thing to do when not trading?
A. Watch his kids play hockey


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Futures Radio is a weekly talk show hosted by 18-year futures veteran and CME member Anthony Crudele, an ex-pit trader and one of the first to trade the E-Mini S&P. Each week Anthony talks with traders, CEOs, and other proven market participants about relevant trading and investing information.

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2 Responses

  1. Awesome interview. First time listener. The best interview I have ever heard, and I just love this guy (Tom Canfield) and his candor, and honesty. Also, the interviewee was great too; not interrupting like many do. Will be listening to other interviews.

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