Rules for high conviction trades

During a daily review a developing trader tackled his system for re-entry with high conviction trades. In his words on his high conviction IBB breakout trade, expressed with LABD: (LABD) Was one of my larger picture ideas for the day. Was using this 3X leverage ETF to play the IBB breakout. IBB looked positioned for a breakout on the daily … Read More

7 ideas for improving your trading consistency

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 … Read More

Managing your swing positions/trades better

  Hi Mike, I met you last 2 weeks at Singapore Invest Fair.  I am deeply impressed with your presentation and your New York traders trading ways. Personally, I am a prop house day scalp traders for Malaysia stock market for 8 years.my performance for the scalp trading is quite consistent and keep on growing. I have a matter need … Read More

Trading A Momentum Reversal–TSLA

This past week many traders sought to profit from a short trade in TSLA. Eventually it reversed dropping almost 10% in two days. But it wasn’t an easy or simple trade by any stretch. My thoughts on one way to make this trade easier… Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in … Read More

Things We See At Market Bottoms

What sort of things should we look for at market bottoms? There is a lot of discussion on things we need to see or not see for a market to put in a bottom. I offer thoughts on a few of these in this video. Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education … Read More

Thoughts On Trading Tired

It has been a grueling two weeks. Peak earnings season. Peak bear market. Here are some thoughts on things you can do if felling run down…           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 … Read More

Thoughts On Trading A Bear Market–SPY FB NFLX

In this video I offer some thoughts for how the market is setting up for the second week of February. If you are interested in our process for finding the best trading setups each day join me for a free webinar Monday February 8th at 4:30PM. Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading … Read More