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Jason Leavitt

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Jason Leavitt: Relax. You don't have to learn EVERYthing

Trading with @chicagosean

Strip the complexity down to its most simple parts. That's where the real hard work begins.Meet Jason Leavitt, a trader for nearly 20 years who brings a calm demeanor and an athlete's dogged persistence to bear as he tackles the market daily, both from his home in Colorado and abroad while traveling with his family.We talk about some early inspiration in his career, the challenges of being self taught, how skills learned on the baseball diamond have transferred to his trading, and the mindset of new and experienced traders. We also get into a hard truth that we can't just rest on our "experience" and hope that it alone with carry us forward with its own inertia. We need to maintain proper awareness of our own limitations, the early warning signs of their appearances, and a gameplan for overcoming. Otherwise, our experience gained will be for naught.

1hr 4mins

5 Sep 2018

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122: From Restaurant Worker To Full-Time Stocks Trader - Jason Leavitt

Desire To Trade Podcast | Forex Trading & Interviews with Highly Successful Traders

From Restaurant Worker To Full-Time Stocks Trader – Show Notes In episode 122 of the Desire To Trade Podcast, I interview Jason Leavitt, a trader and founder of LeavittBrothers. He came on the podcast to share about his progression from restaurant worker to full-time stocks trader and what helped him succeed. Topics Covered In This Episode What Jason is up to these days 1:30 How Jason Leavitt transitioned from part-time to full-time trading 2:00 The moment Jason saw he could go trading full-time 4:30 How Jason managed the first-month of full-time training 6:00 The BIG change to make before going to trade full-time (awesome example of self-awareness) 6:57 Powerful questions to ask yourself throughout the trading day 12:15 How working in a restaurant fits with trading 14:00 How Jason Leavitt kept track of his progression & best trade setups 15:09 How to manage multiple styles of trading & succeed 16:00 The #1 difference between short-term and long-term trading 18:21 How Jason Leavitt’s trading style adapted over time 19:13 What motivated Jason to create his website 20:30 The work behind his website 22:20 How looking at the market helps Jason trade better 23:30 The 3 bullets required to succeed in full-time trading 24:34 How to know when the market changes 29:08 More About Jason Leavitt Jason Leavitt is the founder of LeavittBrothers, an advisory service for self-directed traders, and PLcharts.com, a web-based tool that enables option traders to draw profit/loss diagrams. He started trading in 1999 and went full time in 2002. He's traded stocks, options, and futures in several bull and bear markets and primarily uses technical analysis to analyze the market. Originally from Chicago, Leavitt has also lived in Austin, TX, New York, Boston, Denver and now lives in Costa Rica. Resources Mentioned Book: Stan Weinstein's Secrets For Profiting in Bull and Bear Markets DesireToTRADE Top Resources Desire To TRADE Forex Trader Community (free group!) Complete Price Action Strategy Checklist (free checklist!) One-Page Trading Plan (free template!) DesireToTRADE Academy How To Find Jason Leavitt? Website Twitter: @jasonleavitt Twitter: @leavittbrothers Email What is one thing you are going to implement after listening to this podcast episode? Leave a comment below, or join me in the Facebook group!


11 Dec 2017

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31 - Trend Trader Jason Leavitt Plays Stocks

Trading Story: Trading Interviews, Tips & Inspiration For Newer Traders

When most newer trader think about trading, they think about stock trading. That's why I'm excited to bring to you a conversation with Jason Leavitt. Jason is our first stock trader on the program and it was a good one. He's been trading for almost two decades through bear and bull markets and he has a great plug for trend trading.


6 Jul 2015

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017: Jason Leavitt – Swing Trading For a Large Chunk of Major Trends, Plus One Common Trait of Million Dollar Traders

Chat With Traders

Like many who get into trading, Jason had no formal education in the field. Actually, prior to trading full time he was waiting tables in a restaurant and bartending.This is where he began swing trading and to this day, Jason is still primarily a swing trader. Riding trends anywhere from a few days or a few weeks, sometimes it's even a matter of months when his aim is to take out a large chunk of the move. Ultimately the market environment dictates his holding time.This is somewhat similar to the way I like to trade, so I found many of the answers Jason gives out during this interview to be particularly interesting, and I'm sure you will too. Regardless of the time-frame you trade.Also, in the later part of this interview, Jason shares a story about the wildly successful independent traders he's met, and the one standout trait they all have in common. Which is again, really insightful.Q + A: If you would like to ask Jason a question and get a few pointers - drop a comment at the bottom of chatwithtraders.com/jason and he'll respond to you with an answer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


23 Apr 2015

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