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

What Do You Wish You Knew When You Started, Your Favorite Book and Setup?

Mr Bellafiore, I want to thank you for taking the time to read this email. I know you likely receive innumerable emails each day and reading and responding to them takes a considerable amount of your time. As a busy trader and a managing partner of your own firm, time is likely your most valuable asset, so the time you … Read More

How To Tell If A Trading Book Is Useful

As part of your desire to learn more and improve as a trader, you have probably checked out some books on the subject. Some of them, like Market Wizards, are truly inspiring and excellent reads. Maybe some of them have been helpful but most likely a lot of them were bad. Similarly, if you go to a bookstore or browse … Read More

Book update

An update from Adam, who has been MIA for a month… what has he been doing?

Book Review of One Good Trade from CrossHairsTrader

CrossHairsTrader wrote this thorough review of One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading (Wiley Trading): When I assess the quality of a book I ask myself four questions: 1. Did the author teach me something I did not already know? 2. Did the author reinforce much of what I already know? 3. Did the author leave … Read More

Bella on Talk Your Book on StockTwits TV

At 9PM EST Bella will appear on Talk Your Book on StockTwits TV with Dr. Phil Pearlman. Literally Mike will be talking about his book One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading (Wiley Trading) Mike also will discuss the importance of StockTwits.

Book Review One Good Trade by Dr. Steenbarger @ Seeking Alpha

Dr. Steenbarger, author of the The Daily Trading Coach, reviews One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading (Wiley Trading) in this article at Seeking Alpha. From Dr. Steenbarger: Prop trading firms have traditionally been quite secretive about what they do and how they do it. Mike has lifted that lid, offering a variety of lessons that … Read More

Talk Your Book with Dr. Phil Pearlman – StockTwitsTV

StockTwitsTV’s Dr. Phil Pearlman spoke with Steve, Gman, and Roy from SMB Capital at the Traders Expo. Each of the traders offered their views on the Market and gave their best trading setups. Watch the clip below and feel free to leave your comments on this blog. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter.