Trader Profile: Barry Burns

01/09/2009 1:22 pm EST

Focus: FOREX

Tim Bourquin

Co-Founder, The Traders Expo and The Futures & Forex Expo

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Barry Burns is a full-time trader who takes a very holistic approach to trading. Here we talk about the various things he looks at to find trades each day (he refers to them as "energies"). We also talk about his background, how having a father who was also a professional trader helped him get his start in the business, and the importance of mentors in his career. We also discuss why "trying to figure the market out" is opposite of what traders should be doing. Have a listen to see what he means. Barry also has a blog at TopDogTrading.com.