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Posted by TopstepTrader on September 26, 2019

Ever Wonder Why We're Called Topstep?

People occasionally ask us about the origins of the TopstepTrader moniker. Was it something that came to our founder in a dream? Is it an incredibly long and needlessly complicated acronym? Did a...

Posted by TopstepTrader on August 25, 2019

Bear Markets, Crypto and Humility with TopstepTrader Founder Michael Patak

Last month, we decided to bring on our Founder and Chief Vision Officer Michael Patak to talk about his origins as a trader, the founding of TopstepTrader and his experiences being deep in the...

Posted by TopstepTrader on July 30, 2019

Trading with No Limits: TopstepTrader Founder Michael Patak

Today’s guest is a special one for Limit Up! As part of our birthday celebration this month, we thought it would be a great time to bring on our Founder and Chief Vision Officer Michael Patak....

Posted by TopstepTrader on July 01, 2019

Tip of the Week: Take a Break

It's a holiday week here in the States. That means market hours are funky and the opportunities slim for retail traders. Why not give you mind a rest and leave it all behind for a while? Spend...

Posted by TopstepTrader on June 23, 2019

Tip of the Week: Play Small Ball

Not every trader needs to be swinging for the fences like an early-2000's Barry Bonds. Because frankly, I'm not aware of anything at the pharmacy that will turn you into a monster trader. Odds are...

Posted by TopstepTrader on June 17, 2019

Tip of the Week: Every Victory Counts

Booking a huge winner isn't the only way to be victorious in trading. Sometimes scratching a trade or getting out of a loser can be just as big of a win. Even choosing not to trade at all on a...

Posted by TopstepTrader on June 10, 2019

Tip of the Week: Always Have an Out

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. Obviously, we can't control where the market moves, but we usually do have control over where, and when we get flat. Never put yourself in a position...

Posted by TopstepTrader on June 03, 2019

Tip of the Week: Stay Focused

In trading, just as life, it's easy to get distracted.  There are so many things in our environments screaming for our attention. It sometimes feels like there are too many screens, too many...

Posted by TopstepTrader on May 28, 2019

Tip of the Week: Every Day is a New Day

There's an old Chinese proverb that says the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is today.  Now, there is some disagreement about whether this wisdom actually came...

Posted by TopstepTrader on May 19, 2019

Tip of the Week: Summer is Coming

Summer is just around the corner (for all of us trading in the Northern Hemisphere at least), and that means that market conditions are about to change considerably. In this week's Tip of the...