Bella corrects a new trader’s journal for elite performance

January 7th, 2017 In this video, Bella corrects a new trader's journal from insufficient to elite. We are not doing our job if we do not set up our traders to find out how good they can be. Many do trading journals. But are you keep a trading journal that will help you maximize your potential? Read more [...]

An international student discusses his experience training live and In-House with SMB

January 6th, 2017 One of our traders sits down on our trading floor to chat with an international trader who trained with us in-house at SMB. Here is what he learned during his intensive training with SMB in NYC. This was his experience. Read more [...]

Your first 3 takeaways for 2017

January 5th, 2017 It's only the first trading day of 2017, and we're already learning lessons and working on our game. Here's 3 takeaways you can use to start getting better right away. Read more [...]

The First Fifteen Minutes of the Asymmetrical Iron Condor

January 4th, 2017 Production of the Asymmetrical Iron Condor course with Amy Meissner is nearly complete. Right now, SMB is giving you a chance to access the first 15 minutes of the course for free! In this video, you will learn what the AIC is all about. Discover the trade that Seth Freudberg is calling "the most robust iron condor trade I've ever seen." >> Request FREE access now << Then, be on the lookout for the release of the AIC later this month. Read more [...]

This trading webinar pissed me off

January 4th, 2017 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 [...]

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: SMB Capital Options Desk Trader Andrew Falde: Three Options Profiles for Almost Anything That Can Happen in 2017

January 4th, 2017 This week, SMB Capital Options Desk Trader Andrew Falde, P and L Winner of the SMB Options Trading Competition, will be sharing three options profiles for three market scenarios... and how each provides positive edge even if a trader’s directional bias is wrong. There will be something for every level of options trader in this upcoming webinar. Read more [...]

The 9-Step Plan to Trading a 7-Figure Options Account

January 3rd, 2017 Tomorrow is the first Options Strategy Workshop for 2017! Do you have the goal of becoming a more consistently profitable trader this year? If so, you should attend tomorrow's workshop where Andrew Falde will be sharing "The 9-Step Plan to Trading a 7-Figure Options Account" Andrew is a professional money manager, one of SMB's top performing options desk traders, the P/L winner of the 2016 Options Tribe trading competition, and #1 ranked options trader on FundSeeder. Your particpation in the Options Strategy Workshop includes: Two live meetings each month Full time Slack Room for Q&A Access to all previous workshop Read more [...]

3 ideas to improve waiting for your trades

January 1st, 2017 Yesterday I wrote about the #1 trading frustration of top traders on our prop desk. (#1 issue top traders want to fix in 2017 on our prop desk.) Today let's offer 3 ideas to solve this frustration: 1. Journal your progress on waiting for setups.  When are you successful waiting for setups? When are you early to enter and why? Patterns will emerge, when you are tracking this specific goal.  A better understanding from tracked data on this issue will help you improve. For example, many traders are too aggressive trading on Mondays.  They are so hyped up to show the market how they will improve on Monday that they Read more [...]