Posts Tagged ‘ trading ’

In Options Trading, Risk Management must always come first

May 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, we discuss why it is more important for a trader to follow risk management rules than to be guided by technical analysis if a choice must be made between the two. Read more [...]

Is it bad to sell options premium in low volatility times?

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, we review the myth that trading in low volatility times is unfavorable. Most options traders complain when volatility is low because they are getting paid less well for options risk. But the evidence seems to show that low volatility times are actually more profitable than high volatility times. Read more [...]

4 Lessons Learned From Training Successful Traders

Apr 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, Mike Bellafiore discusses an article him and Steve Spencer co-authored with Dr. Brett Steenbarger. In the article, they explore insights from SMB's trading desk. Read more [...]

7 ideas for improving your trading consistency

Apr 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: General Comments
I was recently a guest lecturer at Stony Brook University sharing my knowledge of trading and trader development with interested students.  At the end of my lecture, a student approached and asked, "How can I improve my trading consistency?" We have polled our trading community for the top trading issues they would like to solve, and trading consistency consistently makes the list. Many have some success in trading, trades where they really get it.  Trades where they really have edge.  And then they also have periods of frustration and losses.  If they could just keep the good trades and rid the bad ones. At the Read more [...]

What’s Your Culture?

Apr 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video Mike Bellafiore discusses why it's vital to develop your own culture whether you are running a trading firm or trading for yourself. Read more [...]

Using Filters for Options Trading

Apr 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, Seth Freudberg discusses the considerations in trading options strategies using filters. Some traders like to use filters to find trading candidates for particular strategies. There are some dangers in using filters to set up options trades for strategies for unfamiliar ticker symbols. Read more [...]

From trading five figures to seven figures… what changes?

Mar 29th, 2017 | By | Category: SMB Options
At 3 PM today... professional options trader, Andrew Falde, will be teaching a workshop on "4 Ways that 7 Figure Options Trades are the Same as a 5 Figure Trades and 6 Ways They are Not". Join the workshop to attend a month of live meetings for just $1. Learn more and join before 2 PM Eastern to make sure you get the invitation to join the meeting live. AND... your trial gives you access to 40+ hours of recorded workshops! >> Join The Workshop Now << Read more [...]

Bring a consistent you to markets to improve your trading

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: General Comments
Trader wants to improve his trading consistency.   (Please assume Trader has some edge in markets.) Trader might double down on their efforts to perform better during market hours.  If I just focus better.  If I just take only A+ trades.  If I just wait for my trades more patiently.  If I just use this indicator.  If I just size up in my best trades.   If I just stop making those trades.  If I just give my trades more room.  And on and on and on....... What if the progress is not in the effort during market hours? We know markets are always changing.  We know that each trade is not quite the same.  This Read more [...]