Steven Spencer (Steve’s) Blogs

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 [...]


Trading Education: Do You Have A Methodology To Trade Gaps?

Jun 15th, 2014 | By | Category: General Comments, Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trader Development, Trading Lesson, Trading Theory
On June 4th we posted a pre-market video in which I discussed a potential "gap fill" trade in TIBX. When a stock gaps outside of the prior day's range you have three options. Play it for a continuation in the direction of the gap, play it to fill some or all of the gap, or simply take a pass on trading it.  I have found over the years that most traders consistently choose the same option each time disregarding many factors that favor choosing one option over another. Why is this the case? For many it is a lack of methodology for trading gaps. For others it may be they are just more comfortable fading stocks versus following Read more [...]