Episode 2 – Interview with Zentrader Jeff Pierce – From trading at a public library terminal to full-time trader

 


 

In this interview I catch up with longtime blogger and Zentrader Jeff Pierce.

We discuss how Jeff started his trading career at a public terminal at the library, the importance of having seen all market conditions, living the trading lifestyle and being done by 1pm, and much more.

Jeff Pierce is a momentum trader that specializes in market timing. You can learn more about his style on zentrader.ca and has been trading the markets since 1998.

Transcript

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The Big Ideas

  • The importance of seeing all market conditions
  • Does the 10,000 hour rule apply to trading?
  • Jeff shares a setup using RSI and ADX
  • The dangers of over-leverage
  • How Jeff came up with the name zentrader
  • Living the trading lifestyle and being done by 1pm
  • Everyones’ trading journey is different – what may work for one person may not for another
  • Jeff answers the old age question is there a holy grail in trading?
  • The importance of complying to your trade signals
  • Jeff’s advice to struggling traders

Resources Mentioned:

Zentrader – Jeff’s Blog
Stockcharts – Web based charting tool
FinViz – Stock scanner which Jeff uses
StrategyDesk – Scanner software from TD Ameritrade

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Episode 2 – Interview with Zentrader Jeff Pierce – From trading at a public library terminal to full-time trader

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