Mike Bellafiore is the author of the “trading classic” One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading (Wiley Trading) and co-founder of SMB Capital, a proprietary trading firm in NYC. Mike is also the co-founder of SMBU, an educational company that helps new and developing traders globally build their trading foundation in all products, including systems trading, utilizing the principles of elite performance. SMB has been recognized for offering an outstanding intraday equities training program and now offers Options, FX, Futures and Systems training. Bella’s blog offers new and developing traders ideas on how to improve their trading. Mike will share the lessons the market has taught him over the past fifteen years, wrapped inside of trading stories and his own trades.
SMB Capital has appeared on CNBC’s Fast Money, CNNMoney, StockTwits TV, and in the Financial Times, thestreet.com, and SFO magazine. SMB’s training program has been highlighted on the TV documentary “Wall Street Warriors“. Mike’s trading techniques were noted in “The Daily Trading Coach: 101 Lessons for Becoming Your Own Trading Psychologist“, written by Dr.
Steenbarger. He also wrote a chapter, sharing his favorite trading setup, for The StockTwits Edge. Mr. Bellafiore lectures internationally and trains traders at numerous trading firms. Mr. Bellafiore has also been published in SFO Magazine and noted in The Inner Voice of Trading, by Michael Martin.
Mr. Bellafiore is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and a former member of the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees. He has traded his own account professionally for more than 15 years. Currently he is writing his second book for FT Press, The PlayBook. Mr. Bellafiore welcomes your comments and/or questions at email@example.com.