6 January, 2020 – CMC Markets has announced today that it has launched a third series of its popular The Artful Trader podcast. Initially developed for the Australian market, the first two series proved hugely popular, reaching over 68,000 listeners and featuring in the top 10 of the Australian business podcast chart. As a result of this positive reception, the company is now promoting this podcast globally.

Each episode focuses on a high-profile guest, where they provide a unique perspective on how confidence has helped them succeed in their chosen field, exploring how they acquire confidence and keep their ego in check, and the dangers of overconfidence.

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Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets (UK)

CMC Markets’ chief market analyst and episode six host, Michael Hewson, commented: "One of the most important concepts in trading any type of market is mindset – being confident, disciplined, and with the understanding that you’re never too old to learn.”

Guests appearing in the third series of The Artful Trader include:

· David Floyd – Founder of acclaimed FX research and education firm Aspen Trading Group

· Denise Shull – Neuroeconomics coach, author and inspiration behind the TV show ‘Billions’

· Harry Crane – Professor of statistics in profitability and logic at Rutgers University

· Pat Rafter – Former US Open champion and world no.1 tennis player

Michael added:

“All of our experts have had to confront failure in their professional careers, and it’s taking the right lessons from these types of setbacks that have enabled them to become better in their respective professions."

A full list of podcast participants and links to download the first three series of The Artful Trader can be found at https://www.cmcmarkets.com/en-gb/trading-podcasts, or via Spotify, iTunes and Android