Archive for November 2015

A Lesson on Trading Losses

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In our SMBU Daily Video, Mike Bellafiore sits down with Maxim from Hamaha.net to discuss trading losses. In this video, you will learn: SMB's risk management rules How to deal with trading losses and manage your risk. We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team no relevant positions Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Dave Freitag: The DAVE Options Trade—Delta and Vega Neutralized

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs, SMB Options
This week, Dave Freitag returns to the Options Tribe to present his unique DAVE (Delta and Vega neutralized) trade which he developed personally and trades each month Read more [...]


How to trade bigger

Nov 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs
In our recent survey we asked you for lesson ideas to include in SMBU Premium 2016. Many of your responses included topics related trading size, trading bigger, and questions like “how do I trade bigger?” Here’s the short answer: Identify your trading strengths Trade your best setups more often and with larger size as I wrote in The PlayBook Trade incrementally bigger Our desk made a huge trade this month in a stock that was overbought.  I messaged a senior trader to congratulate him for his win.  He responded, “That will be a one million dollar trade in a few years.”  Notice how he said “a few years.” Read more [...]


A Lesson on Trading Strategies

Nov 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In our SMBU Daily Video, Mike Bellafiore sits down with Maxim from Hamaha.net to discuss different trading strategies. In this video, you will learn: How identify stocks in play What types of news catalyst will put stocks in play What can make stocks trend intraday and for a swing trade We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team   Read more [...]


How The Locke Master Class Series Will Get You to the Next Level

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Options Education
Here is a summary of some of the key themes you will see throughout the Locke Master Class Series which is available at a significant discount until December 1st. Learn advanced market neutral trading techniques Many traders understand the benefits of market neutral trading -- but few understand how to take seemingly limited return trades and get more out of them. John Locke's advanced market neutral trading techniques can help you get to this level. Get ready to trade the next low volatility market When implied volatility is low, you may have mixed feelings about market neutral options trading. It may feel like you Read more [...]


The Problem With Jim Cramer

Nov 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs
For those who aren’t familiar with Jim Cramer he is a former hedge fund manager who now has a show on CNBC where he offers investment opinions on hundreds of stocks each month. Cramer’s background is typical for the majority on Wall Street. Ivy League educated he began his career in sales at Goldman Sachs before starting his own fund which he ran in the 1990s until retiring soon after the bursting of the Dot Com Bubble. His fund was very successful and he discusses in detail his methodology (some would describe as questionable), which enabled him to earn handsome profits for himself and his investors for a decade. I first Read more [...]


A Lesson on Trading Bigger

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In our SMBU Daily Video, Mike Bellafiore sits down with Maxim from Hamaha.net to discuss tips on trading bigger. In this video, you will learn: How to identify your strengths as a trader Which trade setups to trade bigger and more often The process to incrementally increase your trading size We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team         Read more [...]


Recognizing A Strong Stock

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In our SMBU Daily Video, learn how short term traders describe trade setups on an intraday basis. In this video from Steve Spencer, you will learn: The thought process of an intraday trader How Steve looks for potential long/short trade setups How to gauge whether a stock is weak or strong We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team * no relevant positions Read more [...]