Two ways to make more in OPHT

I gave a Junior Trader a hard time in our review after the close for not holding a winner longer.  In all fairness, I should do the same for my trading.  There are two areas where I could have traded OPHT better, consistent with trading that makes sense to me. I like trading stocks like OPHT.  They had horrible news … Read More

The PlayBook Checkup: Scalping a Range Before the Drop (PowerPoint Edition)

Below is our newest installment of the 2014 edition of The PlayBook Checkup with Bella, author of One Good Trade and The PlayBook. During these sessions a trade archived by a Junior Trader from our desk will be reviewed by Bella. Attendance is free for SMBU Tools subscribers, who can also ask questions during the event. See this review in PowerPoint: Scalping a Range Before … Read More

The PlayBook Checkup: Scalping a Range Before the Drop (Video on Demand)

Below is our newest installment of the 2014 edition of The PlayBook Checkup with Bella, author of One Good Trade and The PlayBook. During these sessions a trade archived by a Junior Trader from our desk will be reviewed by Bella. Attendance is free for SMBU Tools subscribers, who can also ask questions during the event. See this review with Video on Demand: Scalping a … Read More

Trade Review: Using Volume on S&P 500 Scalp

Marc Principato, CMT explains how traders at SMB use our proprietary volume analysis tool to initiate scalp trades. This example shows an actual trade taken in the S&P futures, but can be applied to forex also. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/utraderyt 
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Typical Volume Pattern for Scalping

In this segment, Marc Principato, CMT explains how traders at SMB use our proprietary volume analysis tool to initiate scalp trades. This example shows an actual trade taken in the S&P futures, but can be applied to forex also. [purehtml id=25] To learn more visit: bit.ly/smbhome See my perspective in real time: www.twitter.com/marcpmarkets Visit my blog for more resources: www.unconventionaltrader.com … Read More

Should This Trader Make a Comeback?

Below is an interesting trading anecdote I received via LinkedIn.  I asked the writer if I could share his trading experience with our community.  He agreed.  The names and places have been changed for compliance reasons and we have no interest in saying anything negative about anyone or any firm on this blog. What I find interesting about his note … Read More

A Scalp Trade on JBL

This is a post from our traders TO about a scalp trade he made on JBL from yesterday: My trading desk neighbor SW and I were both trading JBL today, with 19 as the key level of interest. Without knowing it, I took the opposite direction of his trade at the Open for a quick momentum scalp. SW got long … Read More