Financial Analyst Warrior Podcast

Episode #5 – Guest Simon McNamara, Trading Futures, Career Opportunities, Playing Chess and much more…

Our Guest on this episode is our great friend Simon McNamara.

We cover a lot of different topics on this podcast. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed recording it and talking to Simon!

Episode # 005:

– How Simon got started trading Futures professionally?

– What was his lifestyle when he was trading Future: He used to wake up at 4:30 AM and was at this desk at 5 AM each day!

– Is a CFA ® mandatory for someone looking getting into trading?

– Did he consider doing an MBA instead of CFA considering he studied Micro Biology at university?

– What the first day on the job looks like?

– What kind of training he got when he was only starting out?

– His point of views on career opportunities for CFA ® candidates?

– Why you should get into playing Chess in order to get better in Finance?

– and much more…

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