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

30 Trading Habits in 30 Days- The Daily Gratitude Exercise

Welcome back to our new series 30 trading habits in 30 days.  In this video, I share why we created this series for the trading community and how it can help your trading.  If you have missed the prior habits they are archived here. Today we share habit #5- the daily gratitude exercise. One habit to adopt to help us … Read More

PlayBook Exercise: RHT

Jake Huska is a college student working on his trading game. At SMB we believe traders should start working on their trading game early, just like pro athletes. Jake’s posts reflect a better journey for the college student with a passion for trading. Here’s an earlier post by Jake, “Do We Really Need Rules?”. Related blog posts: First Team Wall … Read More

A Path to 1k

Yesterday we challenged some new traders to review their day and create a path to 1k.  Making more is about finding the set ups that make sense to you and trading them with more size and more often.  This exercise guides the new trader to singularly focus on these trades and the mindset of doing better. One new trader sent … Read More

An Exercise 2 Help U Improve as a Trader (RIG)

Today RIG was the easiest of stocks to trade. 55 was the level. RIG dipped below there. And it trended in the most beautiful downtrend. Were you in this trade? I wasn’t. This level was discussed during our AM meeting. Again I wasn’t in this trade. We have discussed this RIG level on our desk for days. Oil was weak. … Read More