Brett N. Steenbarger, Ph.D. is a trader, psychologist and trading coach who has been actively involved in the financial markets since the late 1970s.
He is the author of a number of popular trading performance books and consults for hedge funds, investment banks and proprietary trading groups.
Brett has an interest in using historical patterns in markets to find a trading edge publishing measures and strategies on his popular TraderFeed blog. He is also a regular contributor to Forbes.
In this episode we discuss creativity, static thinking and why it's important to have unique ideas for trading success. We also cover tips to increasing our creativity, why traditional trading rules need to be updated, the challenges of daytrading and how to overcome them.
Three important components of successful traders
Why the traditional rules of trading need to be updated
Why traders get stuck in static thinking and need to be more like entreprenuers
The two different types of tradi