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Getting Emotion Out of Trading

Original air date: September 28, 2015

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BY: Todd Horwitz, Host & Senior Contributing Analyst
PUBLISHED: September 28, 2015

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Today, on The Bubba Show, Todd introduces Taylor Blaisdell from the Tidal Group LLC out of making and how it has evolved over the years. Taylor describes her learning experience on the floor as a market maker. Taylor describes how she approaches market behavior, she doesn’t believe in a black box approach she believes in a gray box approach which takes into consideration market logic and price movement.

Bubba comments on the Obama presidency and its impact on the country. Taylor describes her time at Jull trading group. She maintains she got invaluable information from the partners. She comments on the reopening of the market after 9/11 and how that formed many of her opinions on panic in the markets. Bubba comments on the flash crash and the fact that he believes that when there were active market makers in the Pits the likely hood of it occurring was much less.

Bubba comments on the emotions that effect traders and how they can get emotion out of trading. Bubba and Taylor discuss the problems of emotional trading on big price moves. They both agree that panic causes the big tops and the big bottoms and that those patterns can be mastered. Taylor that a technical approach to trading the markets offers the greatest opportunity to be successful.

Bubba asks Taylor her opinion of the Fed’s position in the market. She comments that it might be overstated at this point. Bubba asks her the Tidal Group LLC’s relationship with capital trading.  Bubba and Taylor discuss how even though as professional traders they try not to have opinions how can you keep them out of your trading? Taylor maintains that it is very difficult. Sometimes you are smarter than the software and you have to go with your gut.

About Taylor Baisdell

Taylor Blaisdell PhotographTaylor is a founding partner of The Tidal Group LLC, Miss Blaisdell has extensive experience in trading and systematic portfolio management. TTG is an emerging portfolio trading group with a systematic & disciplined approach to portfolio management & risk. The proprietary model driven approach sets TTG apart; TTG believes systematic decision making and a disciplined approach to risk drive performance. The TTG proprietary models provide a superior approach to portfolio management.

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Todd Horwitz began his career in the financial industry as an option market maker at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange in 1982 and was one of the founding traders in the SPX pit. He is an active member of the am currently a member of the Chicago Board of Trade.