How to Bounce Back From Failure in Trading

bruce.bowerBruce Bower, General Comments, Trader Development, Trading Lesson, Trading Psychology6 Comments

This is one blog post that I hope you never have to read. Why? Because it’s all about failure. The word “failure” has tons of connotations. Shame. Guilt. Disappointment. Anger. These are things that we try to avoid at all costs. If the world were perfect, you would never run into failure in your trading career. I hope that you … Read More

The Failure Rate of a Proprietary Trader

BellaGeneral Comments68 Comments

I remember the discussion like it was yesterday. It was in our former 8×10 makeshift training room/office/conference room/lounge with the first trader who ever failed at SMB Capital. JJ announced he was leaving to take a six-figure job at a financial services company in NYC. But let’s be honest. JJ was leaving because he was not making money as a … Read More