239 · My First Year Trading Full-Time: Nicholas Bradburn

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For this fourth episode in the My First Year Trading Full-Time series, we speak to retail trader Nicholas Bradburn.

A few years ago, Nick innocently stumbled onto the infamous subreddit Wall Street Bets, which lead to the discovery of options and roaring cannabis stocks. After some meddling and a few hiccups (i.e. running out of money), Nick begun to take trading more seriously once the pandemic hit, the stimulus check hit, and his livelihood became uncertain.

Remarkably, Nick remains a still-standing member of 2020’s Retail Army and has since made a commitment to full-time trading, having found consistency in the large cap arena.


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  • 01:55 – Discovering r/WSB, cannabis stocks, trading education.
  • 14:00 – Developing own approach, going full-time, unexpected challenges.
  • 29:50 – Breaking up with options, stock trading strategy, large caps.
  • 39:50 – Smooth returns, current areas of focus/improvement.

Cumulative PnL: December 2019 – June 2022 | Source: TraderSync

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