The trading technique to improve results for a top day trader

In this post, I will teach a trading technique to help you make more, increase your enjoyment and lower stress during each trading session. Have you ever sat there as a trader working longer, fighting harder and with worsening results?  Would you like to learn a trading technique employed by our firm to solve this problem? An experienced 7-figure trader, … Read More

Notes from our desk’s discussion with visiting trader Alex Temiz

Alex Temiz, @AT09_Trader , visited SMB for an informal Q&A. Joseph Gelb, interning with us from Princeton, produced these notes for the trading community of our desk’s discussion with Alex. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do now? -Alex is 23 and has been trading for a little more than four and a half years. -“The … Read More

One trader is failing because of this says him

I was talking to a struggling developing trader, presently at a trading arcade, who was looking for a new home because of a lack of mentoring.  He understood that at his trading arcade (trader places a risk deposit for first losses and firm provides leverage) it was not their business model to extend mentoring and coaching. *There are other trading … Read More

Meeting traders in Chicago next week because you ALWAYS trade with stops

This was a bittersweet week for traders on the Street. The sweet? We saw one of our top traders post three 200k days.  In one week, he made nearly as much as his best month ever.  His goal of making 8-figures in a year became more of a reality. Our options desk struggled.  They shorted volatility and got stopped out.  … Read More

The Black Shirt

There is a Green Shirt that hangs on the wall of our trading floor.  You earn the Green Shirt for posting 1m net in trading profits. And then there is the Black Shirt.  For that a firm trader must earn north of 2m in net profits. The firm challenged the trader above, a Black Shirt recipient for 2017, approximately 4 … Read More

SMB at TradersExpo NYC- Feb 25-27

I will be presenting at the TradersExpo in NYC, which you can attend from Feb 25-27. I will be presenting on a panel spearheaded by my friend John Netto- Profiting in the New Market Ecosystem. I will also be presenting: Two Trades Working Best in Current Market Conditions. We offer a unique perspective to those who attend.  We are a … Read More