Public Webinar – Convergent Trader Spotlight w/Yra Harris

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“When I got down to the floor, there was a saying that if you come to the floor with a large ego and a large savings account, soon you will be left with a large ego”

– Yra Harris

Trader Profile – Yra Harris

Global Macro Trader

Years Experience: 42 years

Style: Global Macro

Background: Yra is a vastly experienced trader with a unique big picture macro-style trader view. Yra has 42 years of experience in all areas of commodity trading. He trades using a combination of technical and fundamental analysis of global trends, in addition to historical analysis of global hot money flows.

Relevant Resources

Connect with Yra on Twitter: @YraHarris

Yra’s Blog:

Most important book on Europe written in the last 30 years: The Rotten Heart of Europe: Dirty War for Europe’s Money

Key Takeaways

Most impactful experience as a trader: Hunt Brothers’ attempt the corner of the silver market

What is a Global Macro Trader: Somebody who monitors all aspects of the global financial system

Hot plays in the next 6 to 12 months: Yield curve plays

Biggest mistake traders make: Believing that they’re right and the market is wrong

3 pieces of advice to a new trader:

  1. Know yourself well enough that you know that what your risk parameters are
  2. Spend time learning the fundamentals even if you’re not a fundamentalist
  3. Learn everything you can about bond markets

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