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The Truth About Trading

108 EpisodesProduced by Markus HeitkoetterWebsite

This podcast is for everybody interested stock trading, option trading, investing in real estate, making money and motivation. Your host is Markus Heitkoetter, a self-made multi-millionaire, bestselling author, and the Leading Trading and Investment Expert. Markus Heitkoetter is also the CEO and Fou… read more

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Ep 108: How To Be Happier And Less Stressed In 3 Easy Steps

April 24th, 2020

In this episode, you'll discover 3 ways to instantly be happier and less stressed. Enjoy :-)

Ep 107: "Top 5g Stocks To Buy Now" - Here's The Truth Behind The Emails You're Getting

April 20th, 2020

So what's behind these emails? Do they give you the "Secret 5G Stock" that's making you 10x the money? Or is there another agenda behind these emails?

Ep 106: How To Start Your Trading Day With An Edge - Here's My Morning Routine

April 10th, 2020

In this episode, I will share with you my morning routine how I start my trading day. How to prepare for the trading day? What newsletters should you …

Ep 105: My Coronavirus Predictions - And What I Personally Do

March 20th, 2020

I know, I know: Yet ANOTHER podcast about the Coronavirus. But this one's different. In this episode, I'll give MY take on the current situation and my predictions. Enjoy :-)

Ep 104: Stock Market Crash 2020 - What To Do Now

March 13th, 2020

Monday, March 9th, was one of the worst days in the stock market's history. It has left 401ks, IRAs and all forms of retirement accounts under some major distress...especially if you have any exposure to oil and gas, …

Ep 103: Robinhood Lawsuit - Robinhood Shut Down for 2 Days And Is Getting Sued

March 10th, 2020

Robinhood was down for 2 days. The first day the platform was unavailable was the biggest day for stocks in 12 years. The Dow gained 4.6%, but …

Ep 102: How To Take Advantage Of Stock Market Crash

March 6th, 2020

Last week, the stock market fell 12%. This week, we are seeing a bounce. But I believe the worst is yet to come. In this episode, I'll share my 5-step plan on how to take advantage of a stock market crash, and it's not …

Ep 101: How Binary Options Work - Can You Really Make Money With Binary Options?

February 27th, 2020

In this episode, you'll learn: How Binary Options Work? Can You Really Make Money With Binary Options? Binary Options Brokers for US Traders. Are Binary Options Legit? Is binary options trading safe? What Is The Best …

Ep 100: The Most Important Questions To Ask Yourself - Part 3

February 21st, 2020

In part 1, we used a powerful question to give us clarity on WHAT exactly we want. In part 2, we talked about the most efficient way to get what you …

Ep 99: The Most Important Questions To Ask Yourself - Part 2

February 19th, 2020

In this episode, you will learn how to achieve your goals in the most efficient way.

Ep 98: The “Coronavirus Stock Market Crash” Scenario

February 12th, 2020

How does the Coronavirus affect the stock market? What to expect in the next few weeks.

Ep 97: The Most Important Questions To Ask Yourself - Part 1

February 7th, 2020

One of the most important things you can learn is how to control your focus. Because where focus goes, energy flows. So how do you control your …

Ep 96: How To Start Trading With 500 Dollars?

January 31st, 2020

What can you invest in with $500? Here are the pros and cons and what you need to do when starting with a small account.

Ep 95: How Long Does It Take To Learn How To Trade Stocks?

January 24th, 2020

How long does it take to learn how to trade stocks? Some claim it only takes a few weeks. Others say it takes months. And some people say it takes years. So who is right? Find out in this episode.

Ep 94: How To Pick Stocks To Invest In - Fundamental Analysis vs Technical Analysis

January 21st, 2020

Should you use technical analysis or fundamental analysis? Here are 3 facts you need to know about how to pick stocks.

Ep 93: How To Escape The Rat Race Forever

January 10th, 2020

What is the rat race of life? Why do they call it a rat race? How can we stop the rat race? Is it possible to escape the rat race?

Ep 92: Why Trading Is The Best Business

December 27th, 2019

There are only 3 ways to become a multi-millionaire: 1. Trading Stocks and Options 2. Investing in Real Estate and 3. Running a Successful Business. …

Ep 91: Stock Market Profit Taking Strategy

December 20th, 2019

When is the best time to take profits when trading stocks? Timing the exit is one of the most difficult tasks for traders, and most people exit …

Ep 90: Bid And Ask Meaning In Stock Market? - Bid and Ask Price Explained

December 10th, 2019

What is the meaning of the bid and ask price when trading stocks? Here's the "Bid and Ask Price" explained: What is the bid and ask? Why is the bid and ask price so different? What happens when bid and ask are far …

Ep 89: How To Create A Trading Plan Vs. Trading Strategy - Step by Step

December 6th, 2019

A solid trading plan is the cornerstone of your trading business. Many traders think that all they need is a trading strategy. This is NOT the case! …

Ep 88: How To Stop Being Jealous Of Other People's Success

November 29th, 2019

Have you ever been jealous when you saw somebody with a really nice car? Or when you walked into somebody’s house and it was big… and so clean? And did you secretly judge them by saying to yourself: “Oh, he must be …

Ep 87: Take 100 Percent Responsibility For Your Life - Millionaire Habit #1

November 23rd, 2019

Millionaires and billionaires think differently. In this episode, we are going to talk about a millionaire habit #1: Take 100 Percent Responsibility For Your Life. This is part of our series "Millionaire Habits You …

Ep 86: How To Start Trading Stocks Online 2019 - Step by Step Guide

November 21st, 2019

Is it really possible to make money with stocks? How to start trading stocks online? Here is a step-by-step guide (2019 Version) on how to get started trading stocks.

Ep 85: Open P&L (Profit And Loss) - What is it and why do you need it?

November 19th, 2019

When trading, you will see the term "Open P&L", which means "Open Profit and Loss" But what exactly does this mean? And should you pay attention …

Ep 84: Paper Trading Simulator - Here's what you need to know

November 9th, 2019

Paper Trading Simulator - Does it make sense to use it? Of course, there is a difference between trading stocks live and with real money or using a …

Ep 83: How Much Can You Make From Stocks In A Month?

November 7th, 2019

How much can you make from stocks in a month? Is it possible to make a part-time or maybe even a full-time income with trading? In this episode, you …

Ep 82: What's The Best Trading Computer? - Desktop or Laptop?

November 5th, 2019

Do you need a special “trading computer” when trading? And if so, what is the best trading computer? Can you trade from a laptop, or do you need a desktop? We will answer all of these questions and more in this episode.

Ep 81: Every Champion Once Was a Contender Who Refused to Give Up

October 26th, 2019

This morning I went to Starbucks to get a coffee, and here are my thoughts about the quote that I recently read. In this episode, I'll tell you my motivational story.

Ep 80: How To Set Goals The Right Way in 5 Minutes

October 24th, 2019

Forget everything you know about goal setting. It's wrong, and in this episode, I'll prove it to you.

Ep 79: The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself

October 22nd, 2019

The "Dan Sullivan Question" is probably one of the most important questions you can ask yourself. In this episode, you'll learn what the "Dan …

Ep 78: What's Your Excuse - Why aren't you rich yet?

October 19th, 2019

Recently, I stayed at a nice resort, and when I looked down from my balcony, I saw something that made me wonder: "What's holding people back?" Why …

Ep 77: How To Cure Procrastination Forever in 3 Simple Steps

October 15th, 2019

This week, I was on Cayman Island with my Rockwell Trading Mastermind Members. I wanted to record some videos, but I procrastinated until the very last day - when it was raining! So I asked myself: "Why am I …

Ep 76: Zero Commission Trading - Where's the catch?

October 8th, 2019

This week, all major brokerages announced "No Commission Trading". Interactive Brokers started 2 weeks ago, and this week Charles Schwab announced zero commission trading as well. This pressured TD Ameritrade and …

Ep 75: 5-Day Challenge - Day 5: Your Action Plan

September 2nd, 2019


This is Day 5 of our 5-Day Challenge "Design Your Ideal Life And Make It A Reality."  If you want to watch the video and download the worksheets, go to

Ep 74: 5-Day Challenge - Day 4: The 3 Ways To Make Money

September 1st, 2019


This is Day 4 of our 5-Day Challenge "Design Your Ideal Life And Make It A Reality." If you want to watch the video and download the worksheets, go to

Ep 73: 5-Day Challenge - Day 3: How Much Do You Really Need?

August 31st, 2019


This is Day 3 of our 5-Day Challenge "Design Your Ideal Life And Make It A Reality."  If you want to watch the video and download the worksheets, go to

Ep 72: 5-Day Challenge - Day 2: Make It A Reality

August 30th, 2019


This is Day 2 of our 5-Day Challenge "Design Your Ideal Life And Make It A Reality."  If you want to watch the video and download the worksheets, go to

Ep 71: 5-Day Challenge - Day 1: Design Your Ideal Day

August 29th, 2019


This is Day 1 of our 5-Day Challenge "Design Your Ideal Life And Make It A Reality."  If you want to watch the video and download the worksheets, go to

Ep 70: Abundance Mentality vs. Scarcity Mentality

August 15th, 2019

In this episode, you'll learn about the #1 mistake that could be holding you back from accumulating massive wealth. I'll tell you about "Abundance …

Ep 68: How To Live Your Perfect Life - NOW!

August 10th, 2019

In this episode, you'll learn how to live "your perfect life" NOW. The good news: You don't have to wait until "someday" - you can start TODAY …

Ep 67: How To Do More In Less Time

August 8th, 2019

In this episode, I'll tell you about a trick to do more in less time. You'll learn the simple tool that you can use.

Ep 66: Feeling stuck? - Try "Zero-Based Thinking"

August 6th, 2019

In this episode, I'll explain how "Zero-Based Thinking" can get you un-stuck. I'm giving several Zero-Based Thinking Examples from my own personal life and experience.

Ep 65: How to Just Take Action

August 3rd, 2019

In this episode, you'll learn how to just take action.

Ep 64: The Power of Focusing on One Thing

August 1st, 2019

Do you know the #1 reason that stops people from getting what they want? - It's A LACK OF FOCUS. In this episode, I share how the power of focusing on one thing has helped me to become a better trader, investor and …

Ep 63: What to do when people say: "You can't do it"

July 30th, 2019

Has anybody ever told you "You can't do it?" In this episode, you'll learn what should you do when people say "You can't do it". I'll share my own …

Ep 62: Get rich quick with stocks? - SCAM ALERT!

July 27th, 2019

Is it possible to get rich quick with stocks? Listen to this episode to get a take on the "get rich quick" scam!

Ep 61: 4 Levels of Freedom!

July 25th, 2019

There are 4 Levels of Freedom - NOT only money! In this episode, I explain the "4 Levels of Freedom" in detail. How many of these levels have YOU already achieved?

Ep 60: What makes a great trader?

July 23rd, 2019

What makes a great trader? Are there certain qualities of a trader? In this episode, I explain the 5 qualities that you must have as a trader.

Ep 59: How To Get Things Done Faster (Using the P.R.O.F.I.T. Method)

July 20th, 2019

Want to get things done faster? Here's the method that I personally use. It's called P.R.O.F.I.T - and in this episode, you'll learn what it is and …

Ep 58: My biggest regrets in life

July 18th, 2019

I'm living a very good life. And yet, I have some regrets. In this episode, I am sharing my biggest regrets in life.

Ep 57: Is Stock Trading Gambling?

July 17th, 2019

Is stock trading gambling? Listen to this episode and find out :-)

Ep 56: Warren Buffett Quotes on Life and Investment

July 13th, 2019

Warren Buffet's net worth is $90 Billion! He is the 3rd richest man in the world. So he's definitely doing something right! What's his secret to success? Here are the 5 Best Warren Buffett Quotes on Life and Investment.

Ep 55: You can't save your way to wealth! - Here’s what to do instead...

July 11th, 2019

Can you save your way to wealth? - Absolutely not! "They" have been lying to you, and in this episode, I am going to prove it to you. You can't save …

Ep 54: How To Deal With Losses In Trading

July 9th, 2019

Losses are part of trading, and in this episode, I'll share some tips on how to deal with losses in the stock market.

Ep 53: Consistent Results - Here's how to get them easily!

July 6th, 2019

Consistent results are important, but how can you achieve them? How can you get consistent results and make sure to hit your goals every time? In …

Ep 52: How To Start Stock Market Trading

July 4th, 2019

In this episode, you will learn what you need to know to get started with trading.

Ep 50: How Much Money Can I Make Day Trading

June 29th, 2019

Today I talked to a friend of mine who asked: "How much money can I make Day Trading." In today's episode, I am explaining how much money you can make with trading - realistically.

Ep 49: Losing Money In Stocks? - Here's how to fix it

June 27th, 2019

If you're losing money in stocks, then THIS episode can help you turn your trading around. Whether you are new to stock trading or have been trading for a while: The tips in this episode can help you to stop losing …

Ep 48: "Should I Invest in Stocks?" - Here are the Top 3 Reasons Why I Trade

June 25th, 2019

"Should I Invest in Stocks?" is one of the most frequently asked questions that I received. For me, the answer is YES, and in this episode, I give …

Ep 47: Everything You Ever Wanted Is On The Other Side Of Fear

June 22nd, 2019

Everything you ever wanted is on the other side of fear! Isn't that the truth? In this episode, you'll learn how to conquer your fear so that you can live the life you deserve!

Ep 46: Action Is The Real Measure of Intelligence

June 20th, 2019

Most people have dreams. Some people turn these dreams into goals by adding a deadline and action steps. But very few people take action.

Ep 45: How to Read More Books in a Month

June 18th, 2019

I bet you can read 10 books per month or 100 books per year! It’s actually quite easy. In this episode, you'll learn how to read more books with this one simple trick.

Ep 44: 3 Steps To Success In Life

June 15th, 2019

Most people want more success in life. But how do you achieve success? What are the steps to success? Listen to this episode and discover the 3 steps to success in life.

Ep 43: How To Learn From Mistakes And Move On

June 13th, 2019

Sh*t happens. And we all make mistakes. I made a big mistake earlier today, and in this episode, I'll tell you how to learn from our mistakes and move on. After all, learning from mistakes is part of life. If you don't …

Ep 42: Best Advice Ever Given

June 11th, 2019

This weekend, heard the best advice ever given. I was in Jensen Beach, FL at a sailing regatta with my kids. And on Sunday morning, the coach gave the best advice ever given about life.

Ep 41: 5 Things Successful People Do Every Day

June 8th, 2019

Millionaires and Billionaires think differently than most people. But what exactly do they tell themselves? Here are 5 things successful people do …

Ep 40: Importance Of Planning In Life

June 6th, 2019

If you don't plan your life, somebody else will do it for you. And guess what they have planned for you? - Not much. In this episode, you will learn about planning for success in life.

Ep 39: If You Can Dream It You Can Do It - Motivational Episode

June 4th, 2019

If you can dream it, you can do it. And how exactly do you make this a reality? Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. Listen to this episode for some great motivation!

Ep 38: 5 Things Poor People Do That Rich People Don’t

June 1st, 2019

There are some things rich people do that poor don't. How many of these success habits have YOU already implemented in your life? Listen to this episode and find out the things rich people do.

Ep 37: 5 Habits Of Highly Successful People - Only 1% Are Doing THIS

May 30th, 2019

Successful people think differently than people who struggle. But exactly are these habits of highly successful people? That's what we're going to …

Ep 36: 4 Stages Of A Trader - Here's How to Become a Profitable Trader

May 28th, 2019

In all my years of trading, I have never seen a trader jumping from Stage 1 to Stage 4. Every trader I know went through these 4 stages of a trader. Discover these stages and learn how to become a profitable trader - …

Ep 35: 3 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

May 25th, 2019

Many people are focusing on SETTING goals, but what do you need to do to actually ACHIEVE your goals? Listen to this episode to learn the quickest way how to achieve your goals.

Ep 34: 5 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew 20 Years Ago

May 23rd, 2019

This morning, I was at the dentist and on the TV in his office, there was an episode of "Friends." This reminded me about my younger self 20 years ago. And here are the 5 life lessons I wish I knew 20 years ago.

Ep 33: Psychology And Trading Discipline - Part 1

May 21st, 2019

Sometimes traders get tempted to move your stop loss to give the trade "a little bit more room." Here are some tips that will help you to stay focused.

Ep 32: Millionaire Habits You Should Be Doing Now - Habit #4

May 18th, 2019

Today, we are going to talk about the ONE thing you can do to make more money every year. This is Part 4 of our series "Millionaire Habits 2019"

Ep 31: Swing trading vs. Day Trading – Which is more profitable?

May 16th, 2019

Which is more profitable: swing trading or day trading? In this episode, you'll learn the difference between swing trading vs. day trading and which is more profitable - base

Ep 30: How to follow through with your goals

May 14th, 2019

Many people set goals, and then they struggle to follow through. In this episode, you'll learn a simple way for following through with your goals.

Ep 29: How to deal with information overload

May 11th, 2019

In this episode, you will learn a simple 3-step system on how to deal with information overload. These days, there’s so much information available: YouTube, Facebook, Google, email. And it’s easy to get overwhelmed with …

Ep 28: How To Get What You Want In Life - Fast

May 9th, 2019

In this episode, you will learn a 5-step system that helps you to get what you want in life. Most people know what they want, but they don't know how to get it. This episode will help you to gain clarity on what you …

Ep 27: Day Order vs. Good Till Cancelled

May 7th, 2019

There's a huge difference between a "day order" and a "good till canceled" order. In this episode, you'll learn what these orders are and when to use which order.

Ep 26: Bad Finance Advice

May 4th, 2019

There are a lot of "financial planners" and "financial gurus" out there who tell you to do this ONE thing. They say "if you do this ONE thing, you can retire rich" - and they are dead wrong! Listen to this episode and …

Ep. 25: Suspend Your Disbelief - Success Habits

May 2nd, 2019

As humans, we are skeptical. However, if you let your ego get in the way, you will never succeed. One of the success habits of millionaires is to "suspend your disbelief" - even if it is just temporarily. Watch this …

Ep 24: Federal Rent Checks

April 30th, 2019

Right now, there are ads and emails floating around claiming that "regular Americans can receive Federal Rent Checks of $1,795 or more every month!” …

Ep 23: Success Is Waiting For You

April 27th, 2019

Success is waiting for you - but you have to get up and get it. Success won't come to you unless YOU pursue it. Listen to this motivational episode and then go and make it happen!

Ep 22: Trading Secrets Revealed: 5 Secrets You Need To Know

April 24th, 2019

Are there any trading secrets in the stock market? And if so, what are they? Here are 5 hard facts about the stock market I wish I knew when I got started. Learn these secrets of trading and become a better trader!

Ep 21: What Motivates You

April 23rd, 2019

There are 2 things that determine what you do, what you wear, how you look, how much money you have, your relationships...

In this episode, you will learn these 2 things that determine what motivates you.

Ep 20: Trading 101: Bulls vs Bears

April 20th, 2019

Do you know the difference between a bull market and a bear market? Sometimes it gets confusing. Even I got confused in the beginning. Listen to this …

Ep 19: The Mindset of a Winner

April 18th, 2019

What is the mindset of a winner? Successful people think differently than most people and that's why they're successful. Don't settle and become …

Ep 18: Why 95% of Traders Fail

April 16th, 2019

People say that 90% of traders lose money in the stock market. Some say it's even 95%.

In this episode, you'll learn why most traders lose money and what you can do to avoid it.

Ep 17: The Best Ways to Motivate Yourself

April 13th, 2019

Here are the 5 best ways to motivate yourself. Sometimes it's hard to get motivated. So, what's the best way to motivate yourself to take action? Listen to this episode and find out!

Ep 16: After Hours Trading Explained

April 11th, 2019

What is after hours trading? Does it make sense trading stocks after hours? Some people think that they have to trade after hours because they are so busy throughout the day, but you don't have to participate in …

Ep 15: How to Manage Thoughts and Emotions in Trading

April 9th, 2019

As a trader, you might experience emotions in trading like GREED and FEAR. And sometimes even frustration and disappointment. In this episode, I explain an easy way to manage your thoughts and emotions.

Ep 14: The Best Stock Broker

April 6th, 2019

When you're trading, you need a broker! But who's the best stock broker? What's the best stock brokerage for beginners? How do you find the right stock broker?

In this episode, I evaluate 6 different brokers using the …

Ep 13: Wake Up and Chase Your Dreams

April 4th, 2019

When you wake up in the morning, you have 2 choices:

A. Go back to sleep
B. Wake up and chase your dreams.

What do you choose? - Listen to this for some great motivation!

Ep 12: LYFT IPO News - What Is Happening To Lyft?

April 2nd, 2019

LYFT IPO News: Lyft started trading on NASDAQ and immediately plummeted. On the 2nd day of trading, LYFT is already trading below its IPO price. Is the LYFT IPO 2019 a flop? And will LYFT recover? In this podcast, …

Ep 11: Dividend Investing for Income - Is it worth doing it?

March 30th, 2019

Many people like to use this strategy to generate passive income. So, what is "Dividend Investing For Income?" What are the pros and cons? And does it make sense to pursue dividend investment for passive income? Find …

Ep 10: How To Deal With Losses In Trading

March 28th, 2019

Losses are part of trading, and in this episode, I'll share some tips on how to deal with losses in the stock market.

Ep 9: What Does It Take To Be A Successful Trader

March 26th, 2019

In this video, you'll learn about the 3 things you need to become a successful trader.

Ep 8: Deciding When NOT to Trade

March 23rd, 2019

It's important that you know when NOT to trade. So, what are the rules? When should you take a trade and when not? In this episode, I'll explain how …

Ep 7: An Inspiring Story About Sylvester Stallone

March 21st, 2019

Start your day with some quick inspiration! I posted one of my favorite quotes on Facebook and I wanted to not only share that with you but also …

Ep 6: A Dangerous Trend That Could Affect Your Retirement

March 19th, 2019

Here's a dangerous trend that forces 24% of parents to put off retirement. It's already affected retirement planning in 2018, and it seems that this …

Ep 5: Taking Risks in Life

March 12th, 2019

Moving from Germany, away from my friends and family to pursue trading was a huge risk that I took, but it was so worth it. Sometimes, you just have to take risks in life to achieve the extraordinary. In this episode, I …

Ep 4: The Best Stock Trading Simulator

March 11th, 2019

Are worried about possibly losing the money you have set aside for your trading? If you are new to trading, the first thing I recommend doing is …

Ep 3: How Much Money Do You Need to Get Started With Trading

March 10th, 2019

Do you want to start trading, but are unsure how much money you need in order to get started? In this episode, I discuss the minimum amount of money …

Ep 2: How Much Money Can You Make With Trading

March 9th, 2019

How much money can you make day trading? I talked to a friend of mine who asked me this and in today's episode, I explain how much money you can realistically make with trading, starting off with reasonable …

Ep 1: How I Got Started With Trading

March 8th, 2019

This episode is an introduction of who I am and what this podcast will be about. You'll hear the story of how I started trading and the struggles I …
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