Why Smart and Successful People Fail at Trading

Andrew FaldeTrader DevelopmentLeave a Comment

SMB trains traders from all around the world. And we’ve discovered something interesting. We’ve learned that there is a very low correlation between past success and success at trading. Ivy League graduates and successful entrepreneurs alike often struggle with their trading despite past successes. A common misconception among these intelligent traders is that they believe they will succeed at trading … Read More

Help Us Develop SMBU Premium 2016 For You

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2015 was the first year for SMBU Premium and it was great. Traders around the world learned lessons that were presented systematically while using examples from the current market throughout the year. The scheduled progression of topics was a great way for traders to learn layer by layer. This gave our students a chance to incrementally implement each lesson into … Read More

Amplify Your Investing and Trading Success: New Visualization Therapy Exercises

bruce.bowerBruce Bower, General Comments, Trader Development, Trading Psychology2 Comments

  Visualization and mental practice are tools that can take you to the next level of performance in your trading and investing. These tools can have a transformational impact on your mental game, helping you to execute better in every facet of your investing and trading. In fact, they are so important that I have compiled a resource page on … Read More

Inside The Trading Vault – a look at GPRO and KO

Anne-Marie BaiyndGeneral Comments, Technical Plays, Trader Development, Trading Ideas, Trading Lesson, Trading PsychologyLeave a Comment

Trading Vault Concept – “When evaluating a chart, continually ask yourself why buyers or sellers behave in a specific way – and what it means to them when support and resistance levels are made and broken” Many of us are up and coming traders who have consistent issues with the ‘WHY’ to enter a trade.  Meaning, we don’t have a hard … Read More

Enhancing Trader Performance: Process Vs. Outcome

smbcapitalDavid Blair, Trader Development, Trading LessonLeave a Comment

What is more important?  The OUTCOME of a decision regardless of the PROCESS that generated it?  Or the PROCESS applied to generate the OUTCOME regardless of the results? The answer can reveal the strengths and possible weaknesses of how we manage the information used to define our trading edge and the significance we place on the results of that trading edge.  For … Read More