In this episode Rob Booker addresses a blog post on Forex Crunch.com written by Matthew Carstens, the founder of Rogue Red and the creator of TradingWheels. The article is titled 3 Reasons Why Demo Trading Is Killing You. Read it over if you get a chance, Traders, in preparation for this episode. Rob disagrees with the premise of Matthew’s article. He responds to each of Matthew’s 3 reasons with rebuttals, while including a few Olympian metaphors along the way.

So, don’t miss this episode, and in the meantime, we’ll try to line up a follow-up interview with Matthew Carstens himself for our next episode to give Matthew a chance to respond to Rob’s critiques of the article.

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