Posts Tagged ‘ trader education ’

How Short Term Traders Use Catalysts

Mar 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Steven Spencer (Steve's) Blogs, Trading Lesson
In this video I discuss how price action following a significant piece of news helps to determine a trading bias. 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] No relevant positions Read more [...]


Damn right we talkin about practice!

Dec 31st, 2015 | By | Category: General Comments
I had an informative phone chat with a counterpart of mine at a large international prop firm.  They house thousands of traders globally.  They, like us, back all of their traders.  They, like us, have their own proprietary trading technology that only firm traders can use.  They, like us, trade many different products. He, like me, trains all of the new traders the firm hires.  He said something during our call that deserves a spotlight.This global proprietary trading firm does not allow their traders to trade live until they show consistency on a trading simulator.You might call this proof of concept.You Read more [...]


Options for a New Trader (SMBU Daily Video)

Aug 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In our SMBU Daily Video, learn some basic concepts in options trading. In this video from Seth Freudberg, you will learn: Buying a call option gives you the right to buy shares at a certain price (the “strike price”) by a certain date. Buying a put option gives you the right to sell shares you own at a certain price (again the “strike price”) by a certain date. Selling a call or put is the other side of the transaction—you become the one obligated to sell the shares at  the call buyer’s strike price and you become  the one obligated to buy the shares at the put buyer’s strike price. When you buy an Read more [...]


Are you doing this with your trading/investing? (SMBU Daily Video)

Jul 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In our SMBU Daily Video, learn how to make the most out of great trading opportunities. In this video from Mike Bellafiore, you will learn: What made $URI a great trend trade How we traded $URI The importance of trade review How you can capture the next opportunity like the $URI trade We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team * no relevant positions Read more [...]


Waves and Candle Retracements (SMBU Daily Video)

Jul 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In our SMBU Daily Video, learn more about wave and candle stick retracement. In this video from Anne Marie Baiynd, you will learn: Market waves produce certain types of energy When market patterns are about to shift Why you should be trading in the direction of the trend. We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team * no relevant positions Read more [...]


Realistic Options Returns (SMBU Daily Video)

Jul 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In our SMBU Daily Video, learn what realistic returns you should expect. In this video from Seth Freudberg, he answers: Can you make $500 a week on a $5000 account? What are realistic returns on options income trading? What happens to those who strive to make over 10% a week We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team * no relevant positions Read more [...]


Two Essential Pitfalls to Avoid with Your Trading (SMBU Daily Video)

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In our SMBU Daily Video, Mike Bellafiore shares two pitfalls to avoid with your trading. In this video you will learn: What we look for when hiring new traders Which trades result in huge losses for experienced traders How to gain news edge We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team * no relevant positions Read more [...]


Iron Condors Strike Selection (SMBU Daily Video)

Jul 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In our SMBU Daily Video, learn about Iron Condors. In this video from Seth Freudberg, you will learn: What exactly an Iron Condor is How it can benefit your trading in a defined trading range How to select a strike price for an Iron Condor We hope this improves your trading. - SMBU Team * no relevant positions Read more [...]