SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Options Tribe Member Luis Guerra: “In-the-Money Diagonals As a Directional Options Trade”

June 14th, 2016 This week, longstanding Options Tribe Member Luis Guerra will be sharing his approach to directional options trading through the use of in-the-money diagonals. Read more [...]

SMB Seeking Senior Futures Traders

June 13th, 2016 Are you a profitable futures trader? Looking for the next level in your career? Let's talk! SMB Futures is currently looking for the following: Position: Senior Futures Trader Qualifications: Experienced traders with a proven track record of profitability of at least 2 years making $250k/year or more. We are looking for talented traders who are self-motivated and willing to adhere to given risk management criteria. Upon approval of trading results, Senior Traders will be given firm capital which will be traded remotely. Please contact us with an overview of your trading approach and results. Ben Greene Director Read more [...]

Don’t Fade This

June 11th, 2016 In last week's video I discussed getting long the market into weakness when a trading range has been established. Today's video discusses a set of conditions in which to not make this sort of trade.   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 19 years. His email address is: [email protected] Steven Spencer is currently short SPY Read more [...]

Exciting Announcement for Futures Traders

June 11th, 2016 We are very excited to announce the launch of the SMB Futures Trading Desk. If you aren't already aware, there are many significant benefits to trading futures. These benefits include leverage, liquidity, ability to scale, and the access to a diversified basket of global equity, debt, and commodity markets. Another major benefit that we are specifically excited about is that futures trading is well suited for remote traders. Over a year ago, we launched the options trading desk -- which is comprised of 100% remote options traders. Like options traders, retail futures traders have the opportunity to take advantage of Read more [...]

Midday Trading: How to Prevent Overtrading and Maximize This Trading Period

June 10th, 2016

Mike Bellafiore takes a question from the trading community and discusses Midday Trading. Mike shares the best practices SMB traders use to prevent overtrading and make the best of these hours.

Why Bail Out On A Solid Strategy?

June 9th, 2016 In this video, Seth Freudberg talks about staying in a solid strategy. The most solid options strategies will experience losses at various times during the year. Solid options traders recognize this and are unphased by expected losses. Traders without discipline bail out of well designed options strategies after experience a few losses, that were entirely expected. Traders who abandon solid strategies after losses can not win in the long run. *no relevant positions Read more [...]

Trading GOGO

June 7th, 2016

In this video, Mike Bellafiore, shares a trade in GOGO from today that highlights how to think though a trade. Mike combines the news, technicals, indicators, trend, and more to walk you through a trade.

Using the Opening Swing to Improve Your Trading

June 6th, 2016 Last Friday, during our weekly Trading Conversations webinar, we had a lot of great questions from our community - like we do most weeks! One question was about analyzing stocks right around the open, from the first minute to the first hour or so of trade. Keeping with the live and interactive spirit of Trading Conversations, I asked users to give me a ticker or two and I would display how I analyze them around the open. The group chimed in with  $BABA and $CIEN. The concept I taught was one of quickly framing the intraday context of a stock with a tool called the “Opening Swing”. Let’s jump into the details. I define Read more [...]