This week in the China Shop, Alex Demosthenes stops by to talk the key lessons he learned on his journey to becoming a full-time futures trader. Join us as we discuss the three legs of the trader’s stool (Strategy, Risk Management and Mental Game), along with an in-depth discussion on mentorship, including what to look for when finding a mentor of your own.

2 Bulls in a China Shop: Recorded on 10/31/21

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About Alex:

Alex is a full-time futures trader, trading mentor, and growth stock investor based in Denver, Colorado. He first became interested in markets during a high school stock competition in 2003 and has been a passionate learner and participant ever since. Prior to going full-time in trading, he worked in banking and held positions at the World Bank in Washington DC, Mizuho Bank in New York City, and CoBank in Denver. Alex holds a BA from Elon University in International Studies and an MA in Political Economics & International Finance from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is an avid triathlete, runner, and NBA basketball fan. 

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