30 trading habits in 30 days- a book of charts

Welcome back to our new series 30 trading habits in 30 days. If you have missed the prior habits they are archived here. This is not my idea. I co-opted it from a trader we trained from scratch to High Performing Trader. This is an excellent habit to build for your daily training as a trader. Build a book of … Read More

30 trading habits in 30 days- backtesting

Welcome back to our new series 30 trading habits in 30 days. If you have missed the prior habits they are archived here. I was at the Pig ‘N’ Whistle on 3rd for lunch yesterday with 3 trading/investing thought leaders at Baruch College.  These young student traders asked: are markets going to be run exclusively by automated traders? I answered, “No.  … Read More

Free Webinar: 30 Trading Habits You Must Develop

This Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 5pm Eastern — SMBU is hosting a free web event to review the 30 trading habits of successful traders. Click Here to Register Now Developing traders often focus too heavily on finding strategies and ideas. The reality is that the best strategies and ideas are not the keys to making you an elite performer. These … Read More

30 trading habits in 30 days- monthly goals

Welcome back to our new series 30 trading habits in 30 days. If you have missed the prior habits they are archived here. Today we share habit #9- Set monthly goals. I spoke at Pace University today (picture above) and spent an hour lecturing on what it is really like and what is really important to become a successful trader. … Read More

30 trading habits in 30 days – Trades2Learn

  Welcome back to our new series 30 trading habits in 30 days. If you have missed the prior habits they are archived here. Today we share habit #8- Trade2Learn. Don’t just journal, keep your trading journal open while you are trading.  How does this help your trading? 1) It relieves pressure.  Instead of fixating on whether a trade will … Read More

30 trading habits in 30 days – Journal

When I interview an experienced trader for our firm a central question is: what is your review process? I was at lunch yesterday with a firm trader, who wanted to chat about his recent underperformance.  Over an apple salad covered with blackened chicken, the trader discussed his waning confidence. I asked, “What is something you used to do in the … Read More

30 trading habits in 30 days- Breathe

In ten years deep breathing, meditation, whatever you want to call it, will be seen as important to your health as diet and exercise.  Breathing for 10 minutes each day is a habit to implement to improve your trading. Welcome back to our new series 30 trading habits in 30 days. If you have missed the prior habits they are … Read More