TDI Episode 57: Making the Grade with Afraid to Trade

May 19, 2008

Guest: Corey Rosenbloom, Pro Investor and top blogger. We look at the best ways to start trading theiTunes Subscribe markets and how Corey controls risk and continually learns. He gives a stunning review of my book – The Disciplined Investor… Nice! We also discuss the sector rotation that would be occurring if the markets were normalized. In addition, listen in for the the 12 Tribes of Investing.

Finally, we dig into the latest stock market miracle program that a “big name” author is promoting. For only 30 minutes a day, you can now trade your way to success, quit your job and become an instant millionaire.. Yeah right!

Corey RosenbloomAfraid to TradeCorey Rosenbloom is an independent trader who trades his own accounts and focuses on intraday patterns in index futures, but also trades sector ETF positions. He is currently working with a team to develop a hedge fund which focuses on broader trends in inter-market relationships and equity market sector rotation strategies.

Corey founded and manages the Afraid to site in late 2006, which provides daily analysis and education, often from a psychological basis, designed to help traders and investors overcome fear from trading losses through solid education. He offers limited mentorship and consulting opportunities and is working on expanding the website as an educational resource for traders. Check him out for trading lessons and mentoring opportunities

Andrew on Facebook

Stocks Discussed this Episode: Google (GOOG) , Yahoo! (YHOO) , Microsoft (MSFT)

— Indications of Interest as discussed in this episode–

The ZachZone Stocks : Verso Paper Corp. (VSR), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), American International Group, Inc. (AIG), Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (ASTI), JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (ADR) (JASO), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), MF Residential Investments, Inc. (MFR), Hughes Communications Inc. (HUGH), Natus Medical, Inc. (BABY), Polypore International, Inc. (PPO), TBS International Limited (TBSI), Diana Shipping Inc. (DSX), DryShips Inc. (DRYS), Euroseas Ltd. (ESEA), Genoptix, Inc. (GXDX)

Try GotoMeeting free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit


TDI Episode 54: Chipotle, Sushi and Pot

April 27, 2008

Guests: Greg Ip, WSJ and Jon Markman of MSN Money look for answers to many of the questions investors are asking: What will the Fed do? Will food costs continue to rise? Recession? Markets? Best strategies for profits in difficult market conditions. $85 for sushi for 3? – Greg provides Andrew with a savvy solution…


Gregory Ip is a senior special writer for The Wall Street Journal, based in Washington. He covers the Federal Reserve, the economy, financial markets and economic policy.

Prior to assuming his current assignment in January 2001, Mr. Ip had covered the financial markets for the Journal’s Money & Investing section in New York since November 1996 when he joined the paper as a reporter in the New York bureau. He was named a senior special writer in October 2000. Read more


TDI Episode 53: We’re in the Money..La La La

April 20, 2008

Guest: Russ Kinnel, Morningstar’s director of mutual fund research talks with Andrew about fees, performance and the future of the fund business. Find out about the hidden trap with international funds while we ask if ETFs are going to replace the popular open-end funds.Morningstar

Russ KinnellRussel Kinnel is Morningstar’s director of mutual fund research. He is also the editor of Morningstar FundInvestor, a monthly newsletter dedicated to helping investors pick great mutual funds, build winning portfolios, and monitor their funds for greater gains.

Check out the Chapter on Mutual Funds

Also, in this episode, I read an email I received from a rather aggravated listener that asks why I can’t be more positive about the present market conditions and economic outlook. In┬áresponse, I feel it is important to apologize and take back all of the bad things I said about the markets since June, 2007. Listen; it was all a joke, everything is fine..Everything is going to be fine… I am sooooo sorry that I was negative and helped to create Read more