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SMBU’s Top Ten Trading Blog Posts of 2013

Jan 5th, 2014 | By | Category: General Comments
  SMBU’s Top Ten trading blog posts for 2013: The Failure Rate of a Proprietary Trader The Opportunity for a Prop Trader Lessons Learned From a Million Dollar Loser What I Learned From the Best Trader at Citibank Ten Takeaways From a Top Trading Coach Do You Have a System to Identify and Trade Breakouts? Ten Ideas for Creating a Good Trading Journal Traders Ask: VWAP? NFLX is the New AMZN? My Thought Process: $FB Happy Holidays! Keep working on your trading game! You can be better tomorrow than you are today! Mike Bellafiore One Good Trade The PlayBook No relevant positions Find Read more [...]

Turning One Trading Day Into Ten

Oct 10th, 2013 | By | Category: General Comments
Hi Mike, Thank you and your team for creating the DNA Program for those of us who want to learn from the best. It is now possible for anyone passionate about learning how to trade to DO IT. No more excuses for lack of opportunity. What I always wanted but could not find has finally arrived. I am very excited about being a part of this program that words can’t explain, but can be summarized with the saying "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear" and it applies not only to trading. It is short program in 10 weeks and I don't want it ever to stop. The details provided in the material is precisely Read more [...]

Top Ten Best Things About Being Overworked

Sep 5th, 2010 | By | Category: General Comments, Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs
10. You miss a lot of bad movies. 9. You are excused for most things no guy ever wants to do with their significant other. 8. You are never bored. 7. Crystallizes what you most enjoy doing. 6. You learn how much your success or failure depends on others. 5. You appreciate how powerful the proper process is. 4. Your parents are proud of you. 3. You gain more interesting friends. 2. You learn how hard it is to be great at anything. 1. When you pick up your head from your exhausting, elbow greased, grinding journey, you will have accomplished Read more [...]

Ten Mistakes by BP a Trader Should Never Make

May 30th, 2010 | By | Category: General Comments, Mike Bellafiore's (Bella's) Blogs
1. No Exit Plan.  There was no exit plan for if the rig (RIG?) exploded.  Before every trade we must decide where and how we will exit BEFORE entering the trade. 2. Live to Play Another Day.  It is not definitive that BP is a viable company going forward even with 6.08 Billion in quarterly profits.  1) When will the spill stop? 2) They have a larger rig whose safety was questioned on 60 minutes. 3) What will be the economic penalties imposed on them by the surrounding states whose ecology and local economy they have ruined? Will they pay tens of billions in economic penalties under federal law?  The workers who lost their Read more [...]

Ten Things I Learned From a Professional Trader (Brian Shannon)

Feb 17th, 2010 | By | Category: General Comments
Brian Shannon of and @alphatrends was our special guest speaker yesterday. During a busy week of trading, the NYC Trader Expo, and meetings, SMB was grateful that our good friend found some time to talk with our desk. It was a lecture not to be missed. Thank you, Brian! Here are ten things that I learned from Brian's lecture: 1. Brian does more preparation than 98 percent of all the traders with whom I have traded or trained. 2. Brian knows exactly how he makes money as a trader and which setups are best FOR HIM. 3. Brian accepts that the trading patterns that are best for him often may not work. 4. Read more [...]