#100 Jeff Boccaccio: From IT Consultant to Trader and System Builder
In this episode, we talk in-depth with Jeff Boccaccio about his journey from the non-trading world, to the world of trading his own money. Jeff was initially was an IT consultant.This a conversation which covers from a wide and varied range which will be hugely valuable and hopefully inspiring, to traders of all types. Jeff also shares valuable insights and advice about trading, the reality of how long it takes to learn and develop the skills to become a successful trade, and about the emotional challenges of trading and investing. In addition, Jeff talks about the importance of having an additional source of income, so that the need for wins, does not force traders to act in ways which work against success. Jeff, himself, supplements his income through his business with his partner, ‘R-Factory’, which builds systems, indicators and provides training and consulting for traders.Jeff has become involved with the Society of Technical Analysts (The STA), and is now on the board of the STA. You can find out about R-Factory and some of the courses and products Jeff talked about on https://rfactory.io/.Also Jeff mentioned the Society of Technical Analysts 50th Anniversary book, ‘Striking Gold’, this can be viewed and downloaded at this link _______________________________________________________________________________________AlphaMind Podcast Sponsor: TradeStation GlobalTradeStation Global is a multi-asset trading platform with access to international markets. Trade Stocks, Forex, Futures and Micro e-Mini Futures from one account. Leverage professional-grade tools like RadarScreen®, The Matrix, and EasyLanguage® an intuitive coding language for traders.With TradeStation Global there are no hidden price spreads - just transparent, low commissions. Click here to find out more and open an account.TradeStation International Ltd, authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) in the United Kingdom, acts as an Introducing Broker to Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Ltd. The firm does not provide investment advice or trading recommendations. Investment and trading involve risks, including possible loss of principal. AlphaMind Podcast Sponsor: The Society of Technical Analysts (The STA):The Society of Technical Analysts provide world beating technical analysis education programmes and offer outstanding membership services with regular talks and meetings. Their Home Study Course is based on the Diploma Programme they deliver to students at the London School of Economics and has been created by many of the leading minds in the field of technical analysis. Alphamind Podcast listeners can obtain a 10% discount on the Society of Technical Analysts world-beating Home Study Course at this link: bit.ly/3r3TawOAlphaMind LinksTwitter: Steve Goldstein bit.ly/3J9SNHQ Mark Randall bit.ly/3uqL9EzLinkedIn AlphaMind Group: bit.ly/3vwo6Hu The AlphaMind Project Ltd: bit.ly/3OPowering Performance in Global Markets AlphaMind brings powerful change, growth and development to people and businesses within global markets. Driven by a deep understanding of how markets work, and how people and businesses function within them, we partner with clients to create personal performance improvements that elevate returns across their trading activities.Go to the AlphaMind website to know more.