At SMBU we believe those with a passion for trading ought to start trading in college. We created the SMB College Training Program run by Iceman from The PlayBook for this very reason. Jake is a passionate college trader trying to create a track record while in school to land a spot on a prop trading desk. He will write a weekly blog about … Read More
Sign Up for Our Free Trading Webinar: How to Achieve Your Trading Goals for 2014
“You can be better tomorrow than you are today!”– Mike Bellafiore, The PlayBook At SMBU we asked our trading community to share their trading goals for 2014 with us. If you have not shared your trading goals for 2014 with us, please consider sharing them here. I made a list of my goals in a recent post, Seven Goals for This Trader … Read More
Can a Day Trader Manage a $10 Million Account?
Hi Mike! I randomly came across the name SMB Capital four times in the past (a story I will tell you about later) before I had the chance to meet you at an open house that you and (Iceman from The PlayBook) had for college students back in April of this year. I have a BA in economics from Baruch … Read More
Breaking Through as a Trader
Hi Mike, Firstly, I just want to say thank you for your Webinar yesterday for the Big Mike Forum. I’m sure you’re ridiculously busy, but if you have a moment to answer one question, I would greatly appreciate it. You mentioned an SMB trader that needed to take a break in the summer and was able to turn things … Read More
Trading Quote of the Day – November 13, 2013
The Trading Quote of the Day has to be from this pro trader who sent me an e-mail about a point I made during a Webinar we did last night with BigMikeTrading. He wrote: We’re just a flea on (the) back of (an) elephant going for the ride. You can see the entire e-mail and its context below. Hey Mike, … Read More
How Do We Improve This Trader’s Performance?
Hello Mike, I had a quick question for you: I’m currently experiencing a small draw down and was trying to formulate a plan on what are the steps I need to take going forward so that I can get back to being profitable. I came up with some questions I should ask myself and some actions I must take to … Read More
10 Steps Ahead of the Market
Hi Mike, How’s it going? Hope your family and trading have been well. I am improving as a trader. These days I am net positive month on month. However, I’m still not elevating my performance to the level I want it to be. It’s frustrating because I know I’m capable of so much more. I want to get my brain … Read More
All Good Traders Must Have a Nickname
Mike Bellafiore, Hello. I want to say thank you for a wonderful book, One Good Trade! In Russia there is nothing like this book. I have not yet started trading, as do the study of the theory and the accumulation of money for shopping schea, but I’m sure that if I follow all the rules you set, it will reduce … Read More