Founder of Rockwell Trading, Markus Heitkoetter shares his strategy for consistent profits in the trading market
Markus Heitkoetter came to America with 30,000 dollars and a dream to turn that money into millions. 20 years later, he has achieved that dream many times over and is now sharing his approach with the world. Trading stocks, options, and futures is a notoriously risky business, but Heitkoetter’s philosophy of systematic, repeatable, and consistent profits has proved a great success.
“I was attracted to trading from a young age,” Heitkoetter says. “I made my first trade at 18 years old, persuading a well-known bank to open a broker’s account for me, even though I only had fifty Deutsche Mark.” Buying one VW share certificate led to a 20% profit because the exasperated banker gave Heitkoetter 10 Deutsche Mark to stop calling him for thrice daily updates on the stock performance.
Heitkoetter went on to work for IBM for many years, swiftly rising up the ranks. He was on the brink of becoming the company’s youngest ever vice-president when he made a drastic change. Inspired by Robert Kiyosaki’s wealth-building strategy books, Heitkoetter decided to take his savings and make his money work for him instead of the other way around.
In 2002 he moved to Austin, Texas, and became a trader. Kiyosaki’s book outlined four classifications within the world of commerce: Employee, Self-Employed, Business Owner, and Investor. In Heitkoetter’s opinion, the latter two categories are two ways to become a multimillionaire. Trading is the third.
Learning from early mistakes, Heitkoetter developed a market-proof strategy that he now invites customers to learn through Rockwell Trading. “There are three pillars of a successful trading career,” he says. “First, you need a trading strategy that clearly defines what you want to trade, when to enter and when to exit, i.e., you need a plan that outlines what stocks or options you want to trade, when exactly you buy them, and when to sell them for a profit—or a loss.”
These techniques are well-honed amongst international banking giants, which brings us to the second pillar. “You can level the playing field by using professional tools. Our software, ‘The PowerX Optimizer,’ supports decision-making and makes it easier to compete with these banking behemoths.”
The third pillar, as with so many things in life, is mindset. The mistake Heitkoetter made early on was trying to go too big, too quickly. Aiming to double your profits and following random market ripples is not an effective strategy. You might strike it lucky with that approach, but there is no way to replicate the success and rely on it as a system.
Heitkoetter has seen incredible profits over the last two decades by following his “SRC method.” Systematic. Repeatable. Consistent. These are the profits that will see your portfolio soar. This strategy sees results whatever the market is doing.” Even now, in a bear market, with the NASDAQ down, Heitkoetter and many of his customers are making steady and significant gains.
“We are not preaching or running a get-rich-quick scheme,” says Heitkoetter. “There is so much misleading information out there, and I feel a huge responsibility to our customers. People get burned and lose everything by trading wildly or according to the latest news, which is always changing. I believe everyone can make money by trading, and I invite people into the trading room to look over my shoulder.”
The invitation started with an inquiry from curious neighbors. They had noticed Heitkoetter’s new acquisitions and asked how he was doing so well. He started the company organically after that, in collaboration with his brother and best friend from Germany. Founded in 2005, Rockwell Trading has gone from strength to strength, with over 4,000 customers using the software, 60,000 following the education platform, and more than 100,000 subscribers on YouTube.
Originally a trading education company, with courses and training videos, Rockwell Trading evolved eight years ago to develop software. Heitkoetter uses PowerX Optimizer every day to execute his trading plan. “This is one of the best trading softwares in the world,” he says. “It is very easy to use and supports the SRC approach to help you make the right decisions.” Heitkoetter’s customers are doing just that.
Explore available services on the Rockwell Trading website or learn more from Heitkoetter’s free accessible videos on YouTube.
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