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Characteristics of Great Traders


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schwager video.pngHere is a wonderful video of Jack Schwager giving a talk about the characteristics of great traders. If you haven’t yet read his series of Wizard books, you don’t know what you’re missing.

“Every single great trader that I met, found a methodology that fit their personality.”

Just beware that once the stream starts you won’t be able to pause it - and it is quite long. If someone knows how to hack it and save the video file, please let me know.

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9 Responses to “Characteristics of Great Traders”  

  1. 1 Mousefinger

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    Hmmm…it’s Flash embedded video. The direct link to the .SWF file is:

    -> http://www.fxcmexpo.com/video/Jack Schwager-FXCM Streaming Expo1Mbps_001.swf

    I haven’t tried this, but if you use the Firefox browser, this Add-On will do the trick:

    -> https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/1993/

    “Downloads all or selected embedded objects on a webpage. Can be used for downloading movies, mp3s, flash, quicktime, or other embedded files.”

    That might work. Cheers. :-)

  2. 2 Mousefinger

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    Bah…that first link didn’t work with Copy/Paste. If you close up the spaces, it should link directly to the .SWF file.

  3. 3 idempotent

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    The swf file is pretty short, and has a reference to a “flv” file. I’m downloading it right now, via this command:

    curl ‘http://www.fxcmexpo.com/video/Jack Schwager-FXCM Streaming Expo1Mbps_001.flv’ > movie.flv

    It’s a 553MB transfer, so I am pretty sure this is the video itself. You weren’t kidding about it being long, I guess! Once it finishes downloading, I’ll try to convert it to something like quicktime or AVI. With the d/l speed I’m currently getting from fxcmexpo.com, it looks like it will take a few hours to get.

  4. 4 Idempotent

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    I made a 150MB .mp4 movie of the talk, which I tested with Quicktime 7 and Windows Media Player 10. Since I noticed there wasn’t much visual going on with the talk, I also just extracted the audio to a 36MB .mp3 file. Now Schwager can teach us while jogging or in a car. :-) Anyone feel free to contact me if you’d like a copy of either. idempotent@mac.com or leave a comment on http://idempotent-trader.blogspot.com

  5. 5 Babak

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    Thanks. I was about to suggest just taking the audio!

  6. 6 Babak

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    Idempotent has been kind enough to create two files (one video and the other just audio). They are only available for a limited time on this temporary server so grab them now:

    video

    audio

    And make sure you check out his blog: Idempotent

  7. 7 Idempotent

    Deprecated: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home/traders/public_html/wp-includes/functions-formatting.php on line 76

    Just a note… as Babak mentioned above, these files were only available for a limited time, at least from me. I no longer have them, but there is a steady stream of requests for them even now. So, if anyone does still have them, and wants to distribute them, plenty of people will be glad to hear it.

  8. 8 Jason Stepp

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    Thanks for these resources. I am going to check out the Wizards book series. Im sure I can learn a lot from it.

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