Today’s guest, Adrian Reid is a full-time private trader, also the Founder and Trading Coach at Enlightened Stock Trading, dedicated to educating and supporting traders on their journey towards profitable systems trading.
Adrian started trading stocks regularly around 18 years ago as a part-time trader and duly left his full-time corporate job in 2012 after making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year from trading. Nowadays, he takes just 30 minutes a day managing his trading systems while spending most of his time with his wife and three children.
Meanwhile, Adrian continues to educate traders in the principles of profitable independent trading through the development of their own personalized portfolio of trading systems.
[00:02:23] Adrian recalls how his financial markets journey started.
[00:06:36] How Adrian made his transition into systematic trading from discretionary trading.
[00:14:09] The main reason why most traders blow up their trading account while Adrian did not.
[00:22:28] Adrian explains why he started to explore the diversification of trading systems.
[00:29:21] How Adrian made the decision to quit his corporate job to become a full-time trader.
[00:41:37] Adrian sheds light on the trading strategy and workflow that allows him to travel the world with his family while generating profits from trading.
[00:54:22] What are the circumstances that Adrian will ignore a trading idea generated by his system.
[01:03:23] Adrian discusses about his risk management and portfolio sizing parameters.
[01:12:49] Why Adrian decides to start a trading education business despite being financially free from his trading profits.
[01:18:01] Adrian concludes the conversation with his three most important advice for anyone keen to start out with systematic trading.
Where can we go to learn more?:
Download a copy of Adrian’s FREE “Trading Mistakes Cheatsheet” at https://www.traderwave.com/AdrianReid
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