Top financial websites to prepare for your trading day

What financial websites do you use to prepare for trading? @MikeBellafiore I asked our newest training classes in Austin and NYC to share what websites they use and why to prepare for each trading session.  Then I aggregated their answers, unedited, into this post.  This gives you an excellent guide of websites to help you prepare for each trading session.  … Read More

Podcast: Interview with SMB’s Top Options Trader

In this podcast, John Locke shares the story of how he became a professional options trader, why he trades Super Simple Spreads, and how these trades can solve many of the challenges that most options traders face. Listen to this podcast to learn how John went from the automotive repair business to become SMB’s #1 options trader. Click Here to … Read More

Top Voted – Top Three Trading Topics (Power Point Presentation)

SMBU asked our trading community to vote for the top three topics to teach during its next webinar. Our partners then taught these topics during a recent webinar. The top three topics were: Price Action Analysis- Specific trades were presented showing how price action was instrumental to construct winning trades The Best Setups for New Traders- Two setups are discussed … Read More

Top Ten Trading Books

I had a wonderful conversation with a retail trader who has read 194 trading books.  Wow! This gentlemen has a passion for trading and reading about trading.  I was actually speaking to him about our firm backing his trading.  He has developed a track record while working full-time in the Heartland. For those of you trading retail who dream of … Read More

SMBU’s Top Ten Trading Blog Posts of 2013

  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 … Read More

Top StockTwits Traders’ Strategy Talk

Mike Bellafiore, co-founder of SMB Capital, and Author of One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading will be in Los Angeles for the International Traders Expo this week. The expo showcases some of the worlds’ most respected trading experts. Mike is scheduled to speak at the Expo with other StockTwits traders to share and compare their … Read More