Best Day Trading Podcasts to Improve Your Career

You can choose between lots of media to Improve Your Trading Career. YTD Podcasts are one of the best

Podcasts have become very common these days. Television programs like Fareed Zakaria GPS and Bloomberg Technology have created podcasts to reach to a wider base (and many advertisers are today using them to reach more people).

Fortunately, there are podcasts in every area!

For example, there are many podcasts that range from cats to love and relationships. It’s sounds good, but obviously here we will look at some of the best day trading podcasts that will help you improve your career.

Why we love Podcast so much? Because you can listen them when driving, when you make a break or when you want to go to bed. In few words, you can play them everywhere and everytime.

But if someone want to learn about a new trading system, a day trading podcast is definitely not worth it. Why? Because you need visual aid to understand the concepts better. Podcasts, instead, are ideal for types of content such as discussing a trading concept, talking about the recent market developments or trader interviews.

These are the greatest benefit day trading podcasts can give you: often the interviewed traders or experts can give out tons of wisdom in a certain field which might be missed otherwise.

To listen and subscribe to podcasts, you can use the default podcast app in the iPhone or, if you have Android devices, you can use applications like TuneIn, Spotify, and Castbox.

In order to help you, we embedded some Podcast and put links into the logos (you have only to click them) for the others.


Freakonomics is a podcast by Steven Dubner who came to fame after authoring a book by the same name. The book is highly regarded by many people around the world especially for expressing economics in a simple language.

The Freakonomics podcast is released every Thursday morning and is listened by thousands of people around the world.

The podcast itself does not relate to trading or investment. Instead, he covers a whole lot of topics and introduces an economics view to it. Dubner also has featured guests as diverse as Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank President, TV personality Charlie Rose, and Vanguard founder, Jack Bogle.

As a trader, Freakonomics will not tell you the best investments to make. Instead, it will open up your mind to simple things that can change your economic life.

Better System Trader

better system traderThis show is one of the most comprehensive day trading podcasts, as interesting if you are a systems/mechanical traders as if you are just looking out new ideas for your day trading strategies or looking how to improve your existing one.

The Podcast is hosted by Andrew Swanscott weekly and is not just limited to talking about trading strategies. Indeed, you can also find focuses on money management as well as tips and tricks offered by other traders who are interviewed, and the show it is not confined to just one market.

So you can think and backtest some of these trading strategies ideas to any markets you choose.

Developing a Mechanical Trading System

Exchange at Goldman Sachs

goldman sachs podcastProbably one of the best day trading podcast for staying up to date with the latest news of the economical world. In this show experts from around the firm discuss developments shaping industries, markets and the global economy.

Another useful show is “Top of Mind at Goldman Sachs”, where the host Allison Nathan explores macro developments that are top of mind for investors, executives and policymakers. Each episode Allison interviews Goldman Sachs experts, policymakers, academic and investors about latest market.moving topics.

Macro Voices

macro VoicesErik Townsend – a software entrepreneur that turned to hedge fund management – is the host of “Macro Voices”, a weekly day trading podcast that has been showcased particularly for sophisticated investors, so the main target of this trading podcast is professional finance specialists and high-net investors.

Macro Voices is a great alternative to the commercial approach of most podcasts and interviews with the brightest minds in the world of finance and macroeconomics.

CFR Podcasts

CFR logoThis is a podcast by Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) which is a global think tank focused on economic and foreign relations issues. CFR has thousands of experts from around the world who come from different fields.

Every week, the organization hosts a podcast that discusses key issues such as the impacts of a trade war and the Paris Climate Agreement. The benefit of listening to the podcast is that it exposes you to the key issues that are happening in the world. Hence, you are able to anticipate change when it happens.

This Week in Startups (TWIST)

This is a podcast focused on technology. It is hosted by angel investor Jason Calacanis, one of the best known technology investors who has invested in several companies like Uber and Dropbox. He is also a regular contributor at CNBC where he shares his ideas on the next phase of technology.

In the podcast, Jason interviews several founders of startups. He also interviews top leaders in the technology space. Some of his guests are Reid Hoffman who founded LinkedIn, Brit Morin the founder of Brit + Co., but also Peter Thiel, and Elon Musk.

As with the previous podcast, This Week in Startups will give you information on the technology sector and the key trends to look at. So, as a trader or investor, listening to this podcast can help you understand a lot of details about public technology companies.

In also have a Youtube Channel.

Entrepreneurial Though Leadership series

ETLAgain, this is not a trading podcast, but it is based on a lecture series from Stanford University. The university’s business school invites successful entrepreneurs to offer lectures to their students.

The people who have talked in these series include people like Jay Caplan (CEO of Synack), Michael Ackermann (CEO of Allergan), and Jane Chen (CEO of Embrace innovations) among others.

Listening to this podcast can help you understand various trends. For instance, listening to Michael Ackermann can tell you a thing about biotechnology while listening to Jay Caplan can tell you about cybersecurity.

Cybercrime Trading : How to do it and Protect Yourself

How I Built This

how i built thisThis is a podcast provided by NPR (National Public Radio). In the podcast, Guy Raz interviews top entrepreneurs who have built successful businesses. He has interviewed people like Jim Koch (founder of Samuel Adams), Jann Wenner (founder of Rolling Stone), and Miguel McKelvey, the founder of WeWork.

Like We have mentioned before, being a trader is similar to being an entrepreneur, because becoming a trader means doing everything that entrepreneurs do. Therefore, listening to what other entrepreneurs have done is very helpful.

Planet Monkey

Planet moneyThis is a leading financial podcast again by NPR. The podcast is about the economy told in regular stories. For starters, it is always difficult to understand how the economy works. Remember that the financial instruments move because of the economy.

This show tells and explain economic stories in a simple way that anyone can understand. Some of the most interesting stories in the podcast are: Russian Cowboys, Messy Nobel, and 17 deals in 17 minutes.

The same team make also The Indicator, a little show about big ideas (as their slogan) you can listen every day in the afternoon. This Podcast will help you in the understanding of what’s happening daily, focusing into work, business and economy.

Chat With Traders

Chat with tradersThis is a podcast, released once per week, where the interviewer –  Aaron Fifield – interviews day traders searched from around the world. This is a very important podcast because introduces you to different aspects from trading that you can never find anywhere.

Aaron has interviewed people like Sheelah Kolhatkar who wrote an interesting book on Steve Cohen which we mentioned before. He has also interviewed traders like Morgan Slade, Nell Sloane, and Darren Reed among others.


MarketplaceThis is a show hosted by Kai Ryssdal. The show, which airs in many radio stations presents and intersections between economics and life. In the show, Kai interviews people from different fields who discuss different issues and how they impact the market.

For example one time they talked about Anthony Scarramucci, the new communications director in the Trump’s whitehouse and how his appointment could impact the markets.

You can also want to listen Marketplace Morning Report, a business news program hosted by David Brancaccio. This show is so helpful because gets you up to speed on what you missed when you were sleeping, giving you the chance to kick off each weekday with business update.

Mad Money

Mad MoneyThis is a show hosted by Jim Cramer in CNBC. It is simply the audio version of his famous television show. For starters, Cramer is a former hedge fund manager and founder of The Street a small public financial news website.

His podcast is about finding opportunities in the stock market. He makes stock picks, widely shared among the financial participants, which he recommends to his listeners.

However, his recommendations are not always accurate. A week before the fall of Lehman Brothers, he told his listeners to buy the company.

Another show (again audio version from the one on TV) aired from CNBC is Fast Money, hosted by Melissa Lee and a roundtable of top traders. It bring you the actionable news that matters most to investors.

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Rich Dad Radio Show

Rich dad radio show podcastRobert Kiyosaki is the host of this weekly podcast. He sits down with professionals from many economical field (the world of money, investing, business) and personal development.

The difference with many others show consist in his pull-no-punches style of challenging the advice we’ve all been given on money, investing, and the economy, giving to listeners various viewpoints on how to set themselves up for financial success.

It’s very useful to inspires people to take control of their own success in life, and shows practical ways to achieve their financial goals.

Motley Fool Money

motley fool money podcastThis weekly Podcast could be very useful for new traders. The host, Chris Hill, and a panel of experts and guests break down the news of the week without diving too deep into investing strategy, focusing instead on making investing simple to understand.

During the show Hill and his hosts feature a guest interview of a current author/trader/business executive, while at the end the panel each suggests a stock to keep an eye on.

In the same Suite, Rule Breaker Investing is another show to follow. David Gardner, the host, has a unique approach to evaluating companies, seeking for unnoticed companies and interviewing some industry leaders.

It’s less topical in nature than Motley Fool Money, so he’s able to cover more in depth topics breaking down some investing strategies.

You can listen it subscribing on iTunes, Stitcher or in his website.

External resources about Day Trading Podcasts

  • Read more about other Finance Podcasts on Forbes
  • Another useful reading on Newtraderu;
  • Discover more on the matter by clicking on Thebalance.

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