Recommended Trading Podcasts - Advice from the world's best traders!

  • Peter Brandt - 42% Annualized Return Over 5 Decades of Trading

    Peter starting trading in 1975 and has almost 5 decades of trading experience.  Peter has achieved a compounding annual growth rate of approximately 42%. His best annual return was well over 600% and he’s had only 3 losing years with drawdowns of less than 8%!  
  • Van Tharp - Trading Psychology and Position Sizing

    This interview includes an in-depth discussion about the importance of position sizing in trading. Van Tharp believes that position sizing helps you achieve your trading objectives and goals. He further explains why position sizing is critical to help you make money and to minimize the chances of losses.
  • Larry Williams - 60 Years of Trading Expertise

    In 1987 Larry won the World Cup Trading Championship turning $10,000 into over $1,100,000 in just over 12 months.  That represents a 1100% annual return and is the highest return ever achieve in the contest.
  • Adam Ryan - The keys to building a successful trading strategy

    We included this episode in our list of recommended podcasts because it is a great example of how an average person with no trading or financial background can build a successful trading strategy and become a profitable trader. 
  • Market Wizard Tom Basso - "Mr. Serenity"

    In this podcast Michael Covel interviews Market Wizard Tom Basso.  Michael notes that his interviews with Tom Basso are some of his most popular podcasts.  I agree, Tom is one of my favourite traders and I always learn some nuggets of trading wisdom when I listen to him speak.  In this presentation Tom provides an excellent overview of the elements of successful trading.  Tom’s nickname is “Mr. Serenity”.  I think it will be clear once you listen to Tom speak how he got that nickname. 
  • Stuart McPhee - Author of Trading in a Nutshell

    Stuart is the author of Trading in a Nutshell.  One of his favourite trading quotes is: “Your mindset is the single biggest factor in your trading success” and this concept is discussed in detail in the podcast. 
  • Steve Burns - Author of New Trader, Rich Trader

    In this interview Aaron and Steve discuss in detail the traits that separate new traders and rich traders.  The interview focuses on the importance of risk management and having a sufficient knowledge base.  The interview focuses on many of the same trading principles that are the focus of The Voodoo Trading Journal.
  • Douglas Stewart - Trend following trading

    The dot-com crash in 2000 caused Doug to start questioning the traditional financial planning mindset of buy and hold.   He asked the question “who took my money?”. He discovered that the people who made money on the way down were the same people who made money on the way up.  
  • Brent Penfold - Author of The Universal Principles of Successful Trading

    In the interview Andrew and Brent discuss the psychological issues traders face, the principles all traders need to be successfully, the elusive holy grail of trading and the mathematical concept that you can use to determine if you will blow up your trading account. 
  • Jerry Robinson - The Journey from newbie to veteran trader

    This episode is actually a good advert for the Voodoo Trading Journal as the trading strategy covered in the journal checks all the boxes of what Jerry thinks is required to be a successful trader. 
  • Michael Shannon - One of the original Turtle Traders

    In this week’s podcast Michael Covel from Trend Following Radio interviews Michael Shannon. Mike is one of the original “Turtle Traders” and traded with Jerry Parker who was the subject of last week’s podcast review.  
  • Jerry Parker- Thirty years of experience in trend-following trading

    In this podcast Andrew Swanscott from Better System Trader interviews Jerry Parker. Jerry is one of the original “Turtle Traders”. The Turtles was a trading experiment conducted by Richard Dennis and William Eckhardt in the Eighties to try and determine if great traders were born or if they could be trained.