Economic Rockstar

Economic Rockstar is created for you, the economist, financial analyst, teacher or student. If you are looking to expand your knowledge or awareness, Frank Conway delivers the information you just don't want to miss. Economic Rockstar brings to you each week an economist, financial analyst or business leader who shares their experiences, research interests or ideas. Hear their views on different schools of economic thinking - Chicago, Austrian, Keynesian and Classical, behavioral economics, stock markets, and how economics and finance can be used in our lives. Economic Rockstar interviews top-level lecturers and academics from highly renowned universities, best-selling authors and bloggers, inspirational CEOs and business leaders, as well as amazing and thought-provoking people who have recently discovered economics and finance and are carving out a career in their new-found passion. Guests in each episode gives us wonderful advice, takeaways and insights that will help you become part of the Economic Rockstar community that will be 'Connecting Brilliant Minds in Economics and Finance'.


001: Jason Stapleton on Technical Trading Systems and Losing Everything on Penny Stocks

Jason Stapleton is one of the founders of Trade Empowered and a managing partner of Harborsite Capital.  Jason hosts the podcast The Live Show. Jason’s heavy focus  on trader psychology, along with his in-depth knowledge of advanced technical analysis, gives him the unique opportunity to work with traders of all skills and levels, helping them to achieve a higher level of success and understanding in the foreign exchange market.


Economics and Finance Themes:

In parts 1 and 2 of the Economic Rockstar interview with Jason Stapleton, Jason mentions and discusses: technical analysis, trading strategies, stock market psychology, behavioral economics, herding behavior, Gartley patterns, harmonic price patterns, Fibonacci numbers, fundamental analysis, probability, the Turtle Trader story, rational and irrational behavior.


Jason's Influencers:

His business partner Todd Browne, options trader John Carter, systems trader Larry Hite and trader Mike Bellafiore.


Find out:

In this first part of the Economic Rockstar interview with Jason Stapleton, Jason shares with us some thoughts on technical analysis:

  • how Jason lost all his money when he first started out trading in penny stocks.
  • the number one reason why people become traders.
  • how to create a competitive edge in the financial markets.
  • about systems trading and the Gartley pattern.
  • how working on probabilities is better than certainties in trading.
  • and much more.


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