Limit Up! Podcast podcast

Limit Up! Podcast

Topstep

This is the Limit Up! Podcast - the place where we explore trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. The Limit Up! Podcast is brought to you by Topstep and hosted by Jack Pelzer and Dan Hodgman. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ Listen Notes

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    Vetting Your Sources

    31:28

    Who do you listen to when it comes to trading? Doing your homework and staying informed is an important aspect of long term trading success. As is having a place to bounce around ideas and hear different perspectives. However it’s also critical that you vet those sources. This week on Limit Up! Jack and Dan discuss the double-edge sword of easy access to trading advice and how best to evaluate your go-to sources. They’ll cover some practical tips and give a few golden rules to keep in mind. Lastly, they give a heads up on their August hiatus from the show, but don’t worry Jack and Dan will be back before you know it in September with all new content.  Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    Building Long Term Success in Day Trading

    32:45

    How do you build long term success in day trading? That’s the topic Jack and Dan are tackling this week with practical suggestions for account management, capital allocation and overall risk and money management, helping you find term success to keep you in the game. As always they kick things off with a discussion of current markets including the recent bounce-back, volatility increase and the complexities of trading the bond markets.  Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    Market Corrections, Inflation, and You

    32:36

    Today Jack and Dan are discussing corrections, inflation and you - yes, you, because this could be affecting all of us. They dive into the idea of market corrections, what they are, the historical context and what you should be looking for right now if you are trading in the futures market specifically. Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    How to Avoid Burnout in Day Trading - The Coach's Playbook

    30:16

    The VIX is up 25 percent. We're back to that 20 handles and that means there's some good day trading coming down the pipe. That being said, we know that's not always the case. So today, we're bringing you a recent segment of The Coach's Playbook with the incomparable Carol Jorissen, big time commodities trader back in the day. We talk about how to avoid day trading burnout, which is something we're all going to have to deal with at some point. However, there are tools to help manage those feelings as well as some indicators to know when it's time to step away - maybe for a while, maybe for good. So take a listen, because you shouldn’t trade because it's something you have to do, trade because it's something you want to do. Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    Meme Stocks & Market Manipulation

    30:27

    Are Reddit traders engaging in market manipulation? Today on Limit Up! Jack and Dan talk about why it’s so hard to nail down what is and isn’t manipulation, and how meme stock traders are pointing out interesting flaws in the current system. Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    When to Change Your Trading Strategy

    29:42

    When should you change the way you trade? Jack and Dan offer their takes on how to tell if your trading strategy isn’t working, and the first steps towards making meaningful changes. They also talk about the news in crude oil contracts and Microsoft’s recent $2 trillion dollar valuation. Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    Trading Futures vs. Options

    32:46

    Should you trade options or futures? Today’s Limit Up! is all about answering that timeless question. Jack and Dan weigh the pros and cons of the two and discuss why factors like your timeframe, funding and long term goals could inform your decision. Dan also shares why he thinks the S&P is due for a downward adjustment and why that’s not such a bad thing for the market. Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    What to Expect this Summer

    32:43

    What can traders expect this summer to hold for them? Jack and Dan talk about the annual slowing down of the markets in the summer, how retail trading’s rise could affect it and why you should always avoid trading Friday afternoons. They also discuss the new inflation numbers coming out from the Fed and the newest developments in the world of meme stocks. Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    What Kind of Trader are You?

    31:16

    On this week's episode Jack and Dan discuss the different types of traders and trading styles they've seen in the markets, as seen in Topstep's recent "Which Trader are You?" quiz. They break down Gunslingers, Lifestyle traders, Zen traders and Grinders — and the pros and cons of each. They also take a minute to look at AMC’s recent rise and meme stocks’ effect on the market. Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)
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    How Prop Shops Evaluate Traders

    32:56

    How do prop shops judge traders? Jack and Dan talk about the metrics and strategies prop shops use to select traders and measure their risk and success. They also comment on the recent chaos in cryptocurrencies and the long-term challenges facing crypto traders. Limit Up! is a podcast brought to you by https://www.topstep.com/?utm_source=limitup_podcast&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=ongoing_limitup_to_tst&utm_content=limitup_podcast (Topstep) about trading, trading psychology, trading life, and pretty much whatever else the wonderful world of markets has to offer. It’s hosted by two former professional traders, Jack and Dan, who still dabble in futures, forex, options, political betting—they basically love to follow the action. They’ll teach you how to trade, but more importantly, how to develop the habits that make traders good. Risk Disclosure: https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/ (https://www.topstep.com/risk-disclosure/) https://www.topstep.com/ (Topstep) is the premiere funding opportunity for traders looking to make the most of market opportunities without risking their own capital. When traders pass the completely-objective Trading Combine®, Topstep funds them with proprietary money. Guaranteed. Beyond funding, we seek to instill better habits in our traders (hence the Limit Up! Podcast and other educational resources). Topstep has been based in Chicago since 2012. Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep. Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap. If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit Up! in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts), https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy50cmFuc2lzdG9yLmZtL2xpbWl0LXVw (Google Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/4FIopulB8vDsVaGxIIRcmL?si=MMXPQWnPRcqiaKwDjSbuqQ (Spotify) or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/limit-up/id1314000892?mt=2 (Apple Podcasts). It really helps others find the show. https://www.dante32.com/ (Podcast episode production by Dante32.)

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