Watch this video below on how to attack the $BABA opportunity by trading $YHOO. The $YHOO short was the easiest trade during the $BABA IPO session. Watch Bella explain this excellent risk/reward trade with SMB’s new traders. “You can be better tomorrow than you are today!” Mike Bellafiore is the Co-Founder of SMB Capital and SMBU, which provides trading education … Read More
Hi Bella, First of all I would like to thank you for everything that you do for us traders. I’ve just started to read The Playbook and I’m sure it will help me develop as a trader. I’ve one question though, in Playbook you write that we should archive trades in our Playbook that makes most sense to us. Well … Read More
Adobe (ADBE) announced their earnings recently and the stock had a big change in price the following day. The stock had heavy volume, which is something I look for to setup a trade for the next trading session. This is one of the easier trades we teach in our training program and it’s called “2nd Day Plays”. After a stock has some type … Read More
We received this e-mail from an SMBU Blog reader. We hope you enjoy. So I had my first PlayBook trade today (that is, an A+ setup that I had previously seen and wrote a detailed Playbook entry for and now I actually traded it …) The trade was a Second Day Play with Trend Trend characteristics that breaks out over pre-market … Read More
Hi Mike, Thank you and your team for creating the DNA Program for those of us who want to learn from the best. It is now possible for anyone passionate about learning how to trade to DO IT. No more excuses for lack of opportunity. What I always wanted but could not find has finally arrived. I am very excited … Read More
Q: What does your average day trader earn in percentage terms per year? @MikeBellafiore SMBU recently sent a survey to the SMB Trading Community asking of their trading frustrations. From this survey we ferreted out the top five trading frustrations. Then we held a Webinar to offer solutions. During this Webinar we were asked the question above. In One Good … Read More
I received this note from a pissed short-term trader: You could probably do a blog post on the term “daytrader”…….i.e., how this is negatively perceived by the majority outside of trading…..and even some within trading. Daytraders are portrayed as reckless, void of knowledge, gamblers, and somehow the piranhas of the trading community. Pisses me off. Which why I also do … Read More
SMB Capital was featured on CNN Money. Co-founder and partner, Steven Spencer, and Leo Selya, Director of the SMB College Training Program, were interviewed for a segment on what it means to be a trader in this market.