Trading bigger is much easier than trading with edge

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Trading bigger is much easier than trading with edge. I am working with a developing trader, nearing 15 months of live trading.  He is starting to trade with edge. I am seeing 3/5 days of trading profitably. I am noticing in his reviews a specificity of setups that he is trading.  He is not trading for stocks to finish higher … Read More

Using VWAP to gain a trading edge

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Newer traders often ask us “which indicators are best?” Maybe you have one or more of these indicators on your chart: MACD Bollinger Bands RSI Stochastics SMA EMA Parobolic SAR and on and on and on It must be very confusing for the new and developing trader to find technical analysis tools to gain a trading edge.  It must be … Read More

Podcast: How to find your trading edge

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Above is a podcast for which I was interviewed on generating trading edge and below are it’s details from the podcaster. Episode 34 of the Desire To Trade Podcast features Mike Bellafiore, the co-founder of SMB Capital, a well-known proprietary trading firm based in New York, USA. Mike is also the author of One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive … Read More

Finding Edge in $VXX

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In our SMBU Daily Video Andrew Falde takes an in-depth look at the $VXX and searches for ways to get short through systems and signals.     * no relevant positions

The edge is not just in the chart

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During mentoring sessions after the open with our newer traders, I ask each of them what they traded. First up today was a trader who shorted a failed breakout in ENOC.  He likes that chart pattern.  But is that simple chart pattern enough to trade this pattern with edge?  No. There was more to this trade than a failed breakout.  … Read More

7 Steps to Building Trading Edge

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Hey Mike Bellafiore, I’ve been following you for over a year now and have both your books. You post great threads too. I believe the greatest challenge is creating that edge. Its rare to come across a mentor in this industry, especially if you don’t have your foot in a prop firm. Do you have any recommendations about the best … Read More