YouTube has changed the way we consume video content, learn new skills and stay up-to-date on what’s going on in every corner of the world.
Trading is no different.
There are thousands of traders who share their experience, knowledge, and trade ideas on YouTube, but how to know who’s worth following?
We’ve cut through the noise for you and revealed our favourite YouTube trading channels (in no particular order).
Whether you’re interested in sharpening your trading skills, understand trending market topics or get a ready-to-go watch-list every morning your start trading – we’ve got you covered.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/bullzandbearz/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 104,000
With more than 100,000 subscribers, Option Alpha has been a great educational resource for Forex traders for over 10 years now. While the primary focus of Option Alpha is options trading, there are dozens of general trading videos and lessons that traders of all experience levels will find useful. Whether you’re interested in how to calculate options profit or loss as a percentage, how to close out of a bull call spread or what is a “head fake” in stock trading, you’ll find an answer on Option Alpha’s YouTube channel.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClayTraderVideos/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 176,000
If you’re interested in technical analysis and charts as the main tool to find profitable trading opportunities, then you’ll find yourself at home with ClayTrader. His account, which was opened in 2013, counts around 176,000 subscribers and hosts more than 7,000 videos. On the channel, you’ll find a variety of trading topics, from trading psychology to live trading days. Besides technical analysis, risk management is also a recurring topic on ClayTrader’s channel.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/TradenetGlobalUK/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 47,000
Meir Barak is a veteran trader with more than 17 years of trading experience. He teaches on Tradenet and posts his trades in his live Trading Room. Barak’s channel is focused on beginner to intermediate traders and offers plenty of advice to aspiring traders. Besides his live day trading videos, there are also trading competitions organised by Barak from time to time.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK-aOjEvZNJl3HINja0gAiQ/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 296,000
Since 2016, Adam Khoo’s channel has grown rapidly and hit almost 300,000 subscribers as of May 2019. That’s no surprise, given the amount of free and helpful advice that can be found on his channel. Based in Singapore, Adam is a professional stock and forex trader and the author of best-selling books such as “Winning the Game of Stocks” and “Profit from the Panic”. On his channel, you’ll find helpful videos on any trading topic as well as investment opportunities in today’s financial markets.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/investopediacom/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 127,000
I bet you’ve already heard about Investopedia.com. This is the YouTube version of the widely popular investing website. With over 127.000 followers and millions of website viewers, Investopedia is an authority website and mainstream source of anything investment-related. While you won’t find trading strategies and Forex scalping tutorials on Investopedia’s YouTube channel, there is a ton of entertaining and comprehensive clips about today’s financial markets, economics, entrepreneurship, and leadership, making it a must-follow for any type of trader.
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- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/T2tRatioRoom/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 43,000
Akil Stokes is a professional Forex trader and trading coach who shares free educational trading videos on his channel. Besides Forex, Akil also covers motivational tips and tricks for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses. His channel was established in 2012 and includes Akil’s personal trading podcasts, risk management videos and trading lessons on how to become a consistently profitable trader.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/TopDogTrading/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 66,000
Established in 2007, TopDog Trading is one of the older YouTube channels on this list with a subscriber count of 66,000, as of May 2019. Despite the relatively low number of followers, TopDog’s channel offers valuable educational resources on swing trading and day trading the Forex market, stocks, E-minis, futures, and options. TopDog covers all important trading concepts and also shares some popular trading strategies in his videos.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/Bloomberg/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 1,659,000
This is another mainstream giant that doesn’t need a long introduction. For many traders, checking Bloomberg.com has become part of their daily trading routine, and this is Bloomberg’s YouTube channel. You’ll find videos on trending world topics in business, politics, and environments, to name a few. Experienced traders already know how headlines can change the market sentiment at a moment’s notice, which makes following Bloomberg’s YouTube channel a must for any serious trader.
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- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/tradingwithrayner/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 164,000
Singapore-based trader Rayner Teo has grown rapidly after he opened his YouTube channel in 2013. Currently, he counts more than 160.000 followers and new ones are sure to come given the amount of helpful information that Rayner shares in his videos. Even though Rayner’s videos are mostly based on stock trading, some evergreen trading concepts also find their way to his channel, such as risk management, fundamental analysis, and technical trading strategies.
Day Trade to Win
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/daytradetowin/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 29,000
Day trade to Win is established in 2009 and focuses on day trading strategies using pure price-action. The great thing about pure price-action is that it can be successfully applied to numerous financial markets and instruments, including e-minis, currencies, stocks, and commodities. The channel has also some scalping strategies covered and claims to be trading the market from the open to noon. Short-term traders will find some interesting content on the channel for sure.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9qrrcSPGThjS_YfuX_RGag/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 30,000
Tradeciety is a relatively new channel established in 2016. With 30.000 followers, it’s also among the smallest in our list. Still, I’ve decided to add it because of the interesting videos and topics covered on the channel. The founders of Tradeciety call themselves “Trading Nomads”, as they’re traveling the world and trade just using their laptops. Their channel is a mix of trading strategies, Q&As, risk management and live trade examples, mostly based on the Forex market.
The Boiler Room
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNVxqV5plTxTx3D_57ai5Ow/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 74.000
The Boiler Room YouTube channel was opened in 2017 by Connor Pollifrone as a place to teach healthy trading styles. Over time, the channel has grown to more than 74.000 followers who’ve recognised the valuable channel content. The Boiler Room is especially famous for its day trading calls and trading re-caps.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTovmBbgOEgi4iXqSH3IxjQ/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 76.000
Patrick Wieland is a momentum day trader who shares his experience in his YouTube videos. The channel features entertaining clips and Patrick’s thoughts on the financial markets, investing, cryptocurrencies and trading strategies. If you want to take a break from studying risk management and technical analysis, Patrick’s channel offers refreshing content for you.
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/tradingcentralTV/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 2,200
Operating in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, and Ottawa, Trading Central is a provider of investment research and market analysis, and this is their official YouTube channel. Don’t get fooled by the small number of followers, as Trading Central’s channel offers great market commentary on trending topics as well as analysis on major currency pairs.
Bulls on Wall Street
- Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/BULLSONWALLSTREET/videos
- Subs (May 2019): 61,000
Bulls on Wall Street opened their YouTube channel in 2009 and attracted over 61.000 followers since then. The channel is especially popular for its daily market watch lists, but trading lessons and cryptocurrency updates are also occasionally published. The market watch lists are quite detailed and updated on a daily basis, so if you’re a stock day trader, give this channel a try.
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