Blog Ep 94: Bouncing Back from Trading Losses – Lessons from Matt ‘PAX’ Kenah

From Setbacks to Success

In the fast-paced world of trading, success stories often come wrapped in tales of perseverance and resilience. Matt “Pax” Kenah is, a trader whose journey embodies the highs and lows of the financial markets.

In this podcast interview, Pax opens up about his tumultuous path to success. From personal tragedies to professional setbacks, he faced it all with unwavering determination. Despite the challenges, Pax found solace in the lessons learned along the way.

One pivotal moment was his experience during the MF Global crisis in 2011. After significant losses, he was forced to confront his ego and redefine his approach to trading. He shifted his focus from chasing profits to building a solid foundation based on process and risk management.

With the support of his wife and a renewed sense of purpose, Pax embarked on a journey of self-discovery. He started small, trading one and two lots, with a clear goal in mind: to end each day with a positive outcome and to develop a consistent trading process.

Over time, Pax’s disciplined approach paid off. As volatility increased, so did his confidence. By staying true to his principles and prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, Pax achieved a level of financial stability he once thought impossible.

Looking back, Pax acknowledges the role that adversity played in shaping his success. Without the hardships of the past, he wouldn’t be the trader—or the person—he is today. Through perseverance and resilience, Pax transformed setbacks into stepping stones toward a brighter future.

We can all draw inspiration from Pax’s journey. In a world where uncertainty is constant, it’s not the failures that define us but how we choose to respond to them. If you are ready to embrace challenges as opportunities for growth and emerge stronger on the other side, this episode is for you!


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