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.

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“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)