Archive for December 2016

#1 issue top traders want to fix in 2017 on our prop desk

Dec 31st, 2016 | By | Category: General Comments
It's the end of the year, and time for trading business plans for 2017 from the traders on our desk. When viewing the trading plans of our best traders the issue that repeats the most to fix in 2017 is........ Waiting for the setup! These are highly profitable traders, and even some seven-figure traders. These are experienced traders who have shown a history of success and consistency of edge in different market environments. Repeatedly the issue most top traders on our desk struggle with is forcing trades. There can be a fine line in some cases from seeing the trade then putting on size and forcing the trade. Read more [...]


Winning the Trading Day

Dec 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, Mike Bellafiore discusses why you shouldn't judge your trading day by your P&L but rather all the small wins within your routine that lead to your trading success over the long run. Read more [...]


Why Do Short Term Traders Make Predictions?

Dec 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
As short term traders we must make a lot of decisions in a short period of time. Some might think we are making predictions. In this video, Steve Spencer discusses this idea in detail. Read more [...]


Systems Workshop Today: “How Good are Bollinger Bands?”

Dec 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Systems Trading
Today at 1:30pm Eastern is the next Systems Testing Workshop with Andrew Falde. Today, Andrew will be writing some code to test different ways to trade the Bollinger Bands using multiple symbols and time frames. For you to attend this workshop, simply join with your $1 trial before Noon, today. The workshop will be recorded and you can watch the recording as well as all previous recordings going back to April 2016. >> Sign up for the $1 Trial of Systems Testing Workshops << See you at the workshop! Read more [...]


Finding Your Edge

Dec 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In this video, Mike Bellafiore discusses his experience as a SMB Partner. He shares cases studies of some of our traders who have gone on to make seven figures through finding their edge. Read more [...]


Why You Need to Journal

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In this video, Mike Bellafiore discusses why you need to journal and some of things you need to be journaling about. Read more [...]


The Importance of Coaching and Mentoring

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In this video, Mike Bellafiore discusses the importance of coaching and mentoring. He goes into detail on how one struggling trader became a very successful trader. Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Amy Meissner: Iron Condors

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs, SMB Options
This week, Amy Meissner returns to the Options Tribe to share her extensive knowledge and experiences in trading the popular iron condor strategy Read more [...]