Do Retail Traders Have a Chance?

In our SMBU Daily Video, Mike Bellafiore is asked: Do retail traders have a chance? In this video Mike discusses: The advantages of trading for a prop desk The disadvantages of trading retail How you can compete and thrive as a retail trader Yes you can compete! We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. * no relevant … Read More

Don’t Fear The Fed – When Preparation Met Opportunity $SPY

In our SMBU Daily Video, see what trades played out during this weeks Fed announcement. In this video from Mike Bellafiore, you will learn: What six trades occurred following the Fed announcement The trade you need to make immediately following the announcement Why you should treat the 30 min after as price discovery Where the overnight swing trade developed We hope … Read More

Should You Trade the Open?

In our SMBU Daily Video, Mike Bellafiore answers a question from @StockTwits about a Wall Street Journal piece recommending retail traders not to trade the open. In this video you will learn: The strategies to trade on the open Who should not trade the open and why What order types work best on the open Whether you should trade the … Read More

Financing an Options Purchase

In our SMBU Daily Video, learn about the concept of financing an options purchase. In this video from Seth Freudberg, he will discuss: The idea of financing an options purchase An example of a trade that could have went horribly wrong by financing the purchase of an at the money put in the recent sell off The proper way to structure … Read More

Calling Out Traders For Missing $JOY

In our SMBU Daily Video, learn why we called out traders for missing a great trade. In this video from Mike Bellafiore, you will learn: Why $JOY was an A+ trade How SMB holds traders accountable Why having a process is vital to not missing A+ trades We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. * no relevant … Read More

Using Premarket Price Action and Levels

In our SMBU Daily Video, learn about using premarket price action and levels. In this video from Mike Bellafiore, you will learn: If SMB use pre-market levels What kind of premarket levels are significant for a stock Examples of recent trades that implemented premarket support in $GPRO $JOY $AMBA We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. * … Read More

Losing Smaller

In our SMBU Daily Video, learn why losing smaller is just as important as winning big on a trade. In this video from Seth Freudberg, you will learn: How reducing a loss can help improve your yearly returns It’s important to control an existing loss How losing less is exactly the same as winning more We hope this video helps … Read More

The Opening Drive Play

In our SMBU Daily Video, learn about opening drive plays. In this video from Mike Bellafiore, you will learn: How to express your trading ideas in the opening drive How intraday fundamentals can indicate the direction of the stock The difference in a day trade and a swing trade We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. * … Read More