Steven Spencer (Steve’s) Blogs

Trading Lesson–How To Trade When The Market Is “In Play”

Aug 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: General Comments, Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Lesson
Short term traders can greatly increase their risk/reward and win rate by making sure that they are in the most “In Play” names each day. Occasionally, the market itself becomes “In Play” following a major technical break and I will trade it via index ETFs. Friday morning I shared a price on StockTwits  I wanted to get long the market via the SPY. I made this SPY trade and several others on Friday which turned out to be profitable. I received the following email from one of SMB’s student’s asking me to clarify my thought process which I am happy to do. My thoughts are in blue.   Hi Steve, I followed Read more [...]


Trade Review $AAPL

Jul 16th, 2014 | By | Category: SMB Video Blogs, Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Ideas
In this short video, Steve discusses a stock from this morning's AM Meeting. Every morning he reviews the market and analyzes the stocks that are in play and likely to have second-day moves. Enjoy the video! Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. He has traded professionally for 18 years. His email address is: sspencer@smbcap.com. Steven Spencer is currently long ALB, BBRY, CROX, DDD, FB, GLD, IWM, KING, KND, LNKD, SPWR, WFC, XOOM and short AAPL, KKD, KO, MSI, ZQK Read more [...]


SMB AM Meeting Recap: $TWX

Jul 16th, 2014 | By | Category: SMB Video Blogs, Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Ideas
In this short video, Steve discusses a stock from this morning's AM Meeting. Every morning he reviews the market and analyzes the stocks that are in play and likely to have second-day moves. Steve discusses the potential trading setups in $TWX. Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. He has traded professionally for 18 years. His email address is: sspencer@smbcap.com. Steven Spencer is currently long ALB, BBRY, CROX, DDD, FB, GLD, GTAT, IWM, KING, KND, LNKD, LO, SPWR, TWX, WFC, XOOM and short C, INTC, KKD, KO, MSI, Read more [...]


SMB AM Meeting Recap: $GIMO

Jul 9th, 2014 | By | Category: SMB Video Blogs, Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Ideas
In this short video, Steve discusses a stock from this morning's AM Meeting. Every morning he reviews the market and analyzes the stocks that are in play and likely to have second-day moves. Steve discusses the potential trading setups in $GIMO. Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. He has traded professionally for 18 years. His email address is: sspencer@smbcap.com. Steven Spencer is currently long AA, BBRY, CROX, DDD, FB, KING, KND, KNDI, LNKD, NFLX, SCTY, SPWR, TWTR, XOOM and short AAL, KKD, KO, ZQK. Read more [...]


SMB AM Meeting Recap: $GWPH

Jun 30th, 2014 | By | Category: SMB Video Blogs, Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Ideas
In this short video, Steve discusses a stock from this morning's AM Meeting. Every morning he reviews the market and analyzes the stocks that are in play and likely to have second-day moves. Steve discusses the potential trading setups in $GWPH. Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. He has traded professionally for 18 years. His email address is: sspencer@smbcap.com. Steven Spencer is currently long AA, BBBY, CROX, GM, KND, KNDI, XOOX and short KKD, KO, SCTY, ZQK. Read more [...]


Why I Got Long Bed, Bath & Beyond ($BBBY)

Jun 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Lesson
In a raging bull market there aren't a lot of spots to put money to work on the long side that offer good risk to reward. BBBY gapped lower Thursday for the third time this year bringing it within striking distance of important longer term support and around 30% from its high. My thought process was that many large managers would use this opportunity to get long because the perceived downside was considerably less than the upside on the intermediate to longer term time frames. In this video I explain how I used this thesis to establish a swing trade in BBBY on the long side. One of the cool things about being a nimble short term Read more [...]


SMB AM Meeting Recap: $WEC

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: SMB Video Blogs, Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Ideas
In this short video, Steve discusses a stock from this morning's AM Meeting. Every morning he reviews the market and analyzes the stocks that are in play and likely to have second-day moves. Steve discusses the potential trading setups in $WEC. Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. He has traded professionally for 18 years. His email address is: sspencer@smbcap.com. Steven Spencer is currently long CROX, GM, IWM, KND, LNKD, MU, TIBX, WAVX, XOOM and short ECYT, HTZ, KKD, KO, OPEN, WEC, ZQK, Read more [...]


SMB AM Meeting Recap: $AAPL

Jun 16th, 2014 | By | Category: SMB Video Blogs, Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Ideas
In this short video, Steve discusses a stock from this morning's AM Meeting. Every morning he reviews the market and analyzes the stocks that are in play and likely to have second-day moves. Steve discusses the potential trading setups in $AAPL. Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. He has traded professionally for 18 years. His email address is: sspencer@smbcap.com. Steven Spencer is currently long AAPL, CROX, FB, FRAN, GM, GMCR, HTZ, IWM, MU, WAVX, XOOM and short GITV, KKD, KO, OPEN, ZQK. Read more [...]


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