It can be a rough transition when you leave the floor to explore new career opportunities. Gary S. Morrow of the blog, This Week on Wall Street, stopped by the Limit Up! podcast to talk to Jeff about making the switch from floor to digital. Gary also gives his advice on making the best trades when you’re overwhelmed by ideas and information. Tune in for their conversation and this week’s MARKet Reaction.
In trading, the highs are high, and the lows are low. But when you get into a groove, it’s magic. On this week’s episode of Limit Up! we’re talking to Gary S. Morrow, an independent registered investment advisor and contributor to the trading advice blog, This Week on Wall Street.
After a great run on the trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Gary decided to take his career in a new direction. He talks to Jeff about the transition from the high stress floor to working as a writer and advisor. Gary also gives advice on how to sort through the noise of information overload to make the best trades.
Later, Jeff and Gary reminisce about the golden days of trading in the 80s, as well as have a good laugh at some of their shenanigans on the floor. Tune in for a fun conversation and get this week’s MARKet Reaction.
Gary S. Morrow is an independent registered investment advisor in San Luis Obispo, CA. He manages individual accounts through Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade Institutional. Prior to becoming an RIA, Morrow spent 12 years on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange trading foreign currency and interest rate futures. He currently writes for This Week on Wall Street.
Limit Up! Is hosted by Jeff Carter. Jeff is a general partner at West Loop Ventures. In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels and spearheaded the growth and development of one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He has consulted on the startup of several other angel groups. He is a former independent trader and member of the CME Board of Directors and was part of a small group that transformed CME from an open outcry exchange to the largest electronic exchange in the world. In 1998, CME was worth $182,134,000 in membership enterprise value. Today it’s worth $55 Billion.
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