The PlayBook Checkup: $P 2nd Day Opening Drive and Pullback (Video On Demand)

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Below is our fourth installment of the 2014 edition of The PlayBook Checkup with Bella, author of One Good Trade and The PlayBook. During these educational sessions a trade archived by a new trader from our desk will be reviewed by Bella… usually. For this learning event we did something different! A trader from the SMBU Trading Community, but not our desk, presented … Read More

Let Rodney Be Rodney

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Good afternoon Bella!   I’ve been crunching my trading stats lately, and see lots of positives but also some things that clearly need improving. A positive is my stats off the open, 9:30-9:50. Those are very strong. However, what is severely lacking is my trading performance from 1:30-4pm. I know you’ve talked about how within the trading day, there are three separate … Read More

Catching the Opening Drive

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Trading the open is a high risk/ high reward game. The moves can be bigger and quicker, but if you are on the wrong side, the rip can really hurt. Whereas patience and conviction payoff on longer term trades, aggressiveness and flexibility are the skills that help short term traders capitalize on the volatility right on the open. Yesterday AM, … Read More

Opening Drive (HGSI)

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Opening Drive?  Mike is that some football term describing a team’s first possession?  No.  The Opening Drive is a play that momentum traders crush, leaving a huge grin on their face.  These traders in the first 15 minutes can make enough to ensure an awesome trading day.   We saw one today in HGSI on the Open. I walked onto … Read More