205: Making A Profit in Gaps Futures Trading (@theprofitroom)

Making A Profit in Gaps & Futures Trading - Latoya Smith-Dean

Making A Profit in Gaps & Futures Trading

In episode 205 of the Desire To Trade Podcast, I interview Latoya Smith-Dean. She is a full-time futures, stocks, and Forex trader based in Boston, United States.

Latoya has been trading for over 10 years. She started trading part-time while having a full-time job in finance. After that, she quit her job to trade full time.

Are you ready for it?

“Rules within a plan should be developed based of your habits and past experience” [29:32]

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In This Episode, You'll Learn…

  • How did Latoya Smith-Dean get involved into trading and her story to full-time trading [02:23]
  • What was Latoya's learning curve from going part-time to fill time trading [11:22]
  • Letoya's current trading style [16:28]
  • How Latoya trades FOREX and futures differently than stocks [19:25]
  • How Latoya found her mentors [19:59]
  • How new traders should go about finding and sticking to a mentor [22:21]
  • The most common mistake new traders make [24:14]
  • Some of the “simple” things that Latoya was missing in her development [25:56]
  • How Latoyamakes sure she is trading in the right times and avoid overstaying [27:08]
  • How hard its to implement strong rules in your plan? [30:28]
  • What are the things that Latoya do in order to stick to her rules [31:17]
  • How to trade when you have kids and other distractions at home [33:46]
  • Where to find and connect with Latoya [37:04]
  • What are Latoya's goals for the future [37:33]
  • Latoya's main motivation for trading and giving back to the community [40:03]
  • Latoya's top piece of advice for developing traders [44:19]
  • And much more!

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  •  TheProfitRoom  (use coupon code “Etienne” to get a 10% discount)

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205: Making A Profit in Gaps Futures Trading (@theprofitroom)