Mike Bellafiore’s (Bella’s) Blogs

GoPro ($GPRO) Momentum IPO Trade

Jun 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs, Technical Plays, Trade of the Week, Trading Lesson
Mike Bellafiore, author and co-founder of SMB Capital and SMBU.com highlights a Momentum Trade opportunity in the IPO GoPro (stock symbol $GPRO) with our college training class. Some Highlights: Mike explains the buy signal for this momentum trade. Technical levels in IPOs just one trading day old are significant. Understand this is a momentum trade which has little to do with the company's fundamentals. How do you exit? Enjoy the video! "You can be better tomorrow than you are today!" Mike Bellafiore is the Co-Founder of SMB Capital and SMBU, which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and Read more [...]


Stocks Do What They Want To $COH

Jun 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs, Trade of the Week
Mike Bellafiore, author of the “trading classic” One Good Trade and The PlayBook, analyzes a trade in $COH for the SMB College Student Training Program on causal Friday at the firm. This 2nd Day Play in $COH had some traders on edge but the real trade was letting $COH do what it wanted to do below the 34.85 level that developed. As always, we hope you enjoy this video for the trading community from SMB. "You can be better tomorrow than you are today!" Mike Bellafiore is the Co-Founder of SMB Capital and SMBU, which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. Bella is the author of One Good Read more [...]


SMB Trading Tip of the Week: Discover the Information in the Counter Move $LULU

Jun 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs, Trade of the Week
Mike Bellafiore, author of the “trading classic” One Good Trade and The PlayBook, offers the SMBU Trading Tip of the Week using a recent trade in $LULU.  There is information to be discovered in the moves counter to the direction of your trade that can foreshadow where the stock is headed.  This quick tip might help you gain confidence to get bigger in some trades and exit ones not worth your emotional, intellectual and financial capital. As always, we hope you enjoy this video for the trading community from SMB. "You can be better tomorrow than you are today!" Mike Bellafiore is the Co-Founder of SMB Capital Read more [...]


How Fast Can Positive Change Happen In Your Trading Career?

May 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Dna Program, Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs
"No problem can be solved by the same kind of thinking that created it." --Albert Einstein Do you know which part of your strategy, tactics or mindset could give you the leverage to be an accomplished trader? Almost one year ago we launched a new ten week mentoring program designed to accelerate your trading skills in only ten weeks. The results have exceeded our expectations. How Feedback From the DNA Mentor Program Could Improve Your Trading Steve and Bella are hosting a webinar tomorrow night to share with you their results. This event is shaping up to be a hot topic, be sure to reserve your spot today Register Read more [...]


This is How I Feel Trading against HFTs Michael Lewis

May 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs
You can be better tomorrow than you are today! Mike Bellafiore is the Co-Founder of SMB Capital and SMBU, which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. Bella is the author of One Good Trade and The PlayBook. Learn the skills necessary to identify and manage trades like these in our 10 week mentoring program. Click on banner below for details on next session in May 2014. No relevant positions Read more [...]


SMB U Trading Lesson of the Day: How to Gain Trading Confidence

Apr 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs, Trade of the Week, Trader Development
Mike Bellafiore, author of the “trading classic” One Good Trade and The PlayBook, talks about a SMB Trading Lesson of the Day on how to gain trading confidence. A trader from the SMB trading community reached out to Bella seeking advice for ways he could extinguish his trading fears. As a new trader Nicolas wasn't able to actualize his trading ideas into P&L because of his fear of  losing money. Enjoy this trading lesson! You can be better tomorrow than you are today! Mike Bellafiore One Good Trade The PlayBook No relevant positions Read more [...]


SMB U Trading Lesson of the Week: When to Exit Winning Trades

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs, Trade of the Week, Trader Development
Mike Bellafiore, author of the “trading classic” One Good Trade and The PlayBook, talks about a SMB Trading Lesson of the Week on when to exit winning trades. Mike discusses a situation where a trader thought he needed a trading psychologist. Turns out it was just an issue with his trading strategy. Enjoy the video! You can be better tomorrow than you are today! Mike Bellafiore One Good Trade The PlayBook No relevant positions Read more [...]


SMB U Trading Lesson of the Week: Position Sizing in $CCL

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs, Trade of the Week, Trader Development
Mike Bellafiore, author of the “trading classic” One Good Trade and The PlayBook, talks about a SMB Trading Lesson of the Week in $CCL. Mike discusses the various trading scenarios and how your position sizing would have changed under different market circumstances. Enjoy the video! You can be better tomorrow than you are today! Mike Bellafiore One Good Trade The PlayBook No relevant positions Read more [...]