Futures Radio is a weekly talk show hosted by 18-year futures veteran and CME member Anthony Crudele, an ex-pit trader and one of the first to trade the E-Mini S&P. Each week Anthony talks with traders, CEOs, and other proven market participants about relevant trading and investing information.


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John “HOAG” Hoagland

Senior Performance Coach at TopstepTrader

Record Date:  4/10/18

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  1. HOAG’s Backstory
  2. Using Both Sides of Your Brain in Trading
  3. Performance Coach for Traders
  4. Strategies Should be in Black & White
  5. Adapting to Changing Conditions
  6. Trading is a Business

Rapid Fire:

Q. What Trader has influenced your life the most and why?
A. Arch Mesta & Steve Prosnewski

Q. What was one of the hardest things you’ve had to overcome in trading?
A. Self esteem

Q. How has your trading evolved over the years?
A. Pit Trading to Screen Trading.  Unlearning what you used to know and learning what you need to know now.

Q. 1 source you spend your time on?
A. Market Profile, Open Interest & Volume

Q. Favorite Book About Trading:
A. Mind Over Markets & Market Profile by Jim Dalton

Q. Favorite Movie About Trading:
A. Trading Places

Q. Best Advice Ever Received About Trading:
A. Learn how to take a loss

Q. Advice to give to the new people interested in getting involved in Trading:
A. Be patient, take it easy on yourself, don’t risk real capital

Q. If you weren’t a trader you’d be what?
A. Rock Star

Guest Resources:

You’re Scared to Make More Money February 13, 2018 - I know that most of you look at the title of this post and say no way Anthony, I want to make more money!  Of course you do, but do you have the mindset in place to actually do it? The other day I was playing golf with my brother Continue Reading
A Warning Sign For S&P January 31, 2018 - Yesterday on Periscope I spoke about the action I was seeing in the Bond/Treasury Market and the S&P (ES).  With yesterdays weakness in the ES we did not see a bid come into the Bond/Treasury market.  I actually saw the opposite as they were all trading weak together.  If you look Continue Reading
Trading Instincts vs Trading Rules January 28, 2018 - In my interview last November with Denise Shull I spoke about using Trading Instincts vs Trading Rules.  I received several emails and messages about this so I wanted to write a post about it. Like most new traders I began my search for trading rules by searching successful traders to Continue Reading
Trade What You See, Not What You Think January 21, 2018 - Another weekend of reading blog posts of people telling me why I should be bearish the stock market. These traders have been wrong for months and in some cases years! Yet they seem to have some of the biggest followings and social interactions on twitter. I believe this is the Continue Reading
Crudele Productions January 21, 2018 - The other day, I was speaking with a friend about his resume and his search for a job. It was during that conversation that it occurred to me — I have not gotten a paycheck since 1999. I was 21 years old at the time, and had just celebrated my Continue Reading
NEW Blog coming in 2018! January 3, 2018 - Hi Everyone, Happy New Year & welcome to my Blog!  I will begin Blogging soon.  Please get on our Futures Radio Show email list to get Blog post updates. Cheers, Anthony