Invest Like a Boss

110: How Anyone Can Beat the Market with Mad Hedge Fund Trader John Thomas

November 16, 2018, 2:44 am • 43m

John Thomas is one of the founding fathers of the modern hedge fund industry. He broadens the public understanding of the techniques and strategies employed by the most successful hedge funds so that they may more profitably manage their own money. In his free time, John climbs mountains, does long distance backpacking, practices karate, performs aerobatics in antique aircraft, collects vintage wines, reads the Japanese classics, and engages in a wide variety of public service and philanthropic activities. During this episode, John will share some of the investing principals that he’s used to yielding him up to 35% returns. Learn about the trade alerts, his favorite platforms to use, and how traveling the world has only improved his success. Expect to hear about his thoughts on passive verse active investing. After hearing this you might want to adjust your strategy.   Links: Webinar Replay: Time to Buy the Bottom in US Stocks   Discussed: ILAB 94 – Why We Invest, Financial Freedom, and Selecting Base Locations ILAB 03 – Foreign Exchange Trading with Brian from Art of FX Where We Are: Johnny FD - Chiang Mai, Thailand Sam Marks - Ko Samui, Thailand John Thomas - San Francisco, California   Time Stamps 00:39 - Monsoon season in southern Thailand 07:08 - First investment Johns ever made in his life 08:34 - Common errors and mistakes 10:49 - Making 30-40x your investment 11:47 - “Every year we get one guy... who brings in 1000% return” - @MadHedgFndTradr 12:36 - Following the trade alerts with little experience 18:28 - Favorite trading platforms 19:04 - Tricks, tips, and market trends 21:48 - Passive vs active investing 22:35 - “People are about to have a harsh awakening on the passive investing front” - @MadHedgFndTradr 22:50 - General investing principals to live by 23:48 - Traveling the world for success 33:16 - Compounding 35% interest over 8 years 36:15 - Passive vs active investing   If you enjoyed this episode, do us a favor and share it! Also if you haven’t’ already, please take a minute to leave us a 5-star review on iTunes and claim your bonus here!   Copyright 2018. All rights reserved. Read our disclaimer here.  

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