Come meet SMB and StockTwits at StockTwits Future Forum

This month come and join SMB and StockTwits for their newly launched event series, StockTwits Future Forum, sponsored by SMB. The topic of discussion is State of the Markets.  Mostly, SMB will introduce the main players in options, futures, stocks, automated trading from our desk, with whom you can chat trading one-on-one. Seth Freudberg, will be there from SMB Options … Read More

The Must Follow Podcast from StockTwits with Mike Bellafiore

Mike Bellafiore was interviewed on #TheMustFollowPodcast from Stocktwits by Sean McLaughlin. To subscribe to #TheMustFollowPodcast go here or get them on iTunes. Below is an excerpt written by @ChicagoSean about this #MUSTLISTEN trading podcast with our own Mike Bellafiore. Mike Bellafiore: Trading as a Performance Sport To be the best, you’ve got to train like the best. We know this to … Read More

Mike Bellafiore at Stocktoberfest by Stocktwits

Mike Bellafiore will speak at the “Stocktoberfest – Investing for Profit & Joy” in San Diego on October 17 and 18. Stocktoberfest is the first big gathering of investors, entrepreneurs and money managers to discuss big trends for the years ahead, see the latest tools, talk about markets, share strategies, and network face to face.     Mike will discuss: … Read More

Win a Signed Copy of The Stocktwits Edge

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 Today through the market close next Friday, visit SMB U’s New Facebook page and “Like Us” to be entered to win a signed copy of The Stocktwits Edge: 40 Actionable Trade Set-Ups from Real Market Pros.

Bella Talks about his First Steps in Trading

Wednesday June 22nd, 2011 Recently featured in StockTwit’s highly anticpated book The Stocktwits Edge, Mike discusses his very first days as a novice trader: “When I first started trading in the late 1990’s, you sat behind an experienced trader for five days. As we chuckle remembering, you learned through osmosis. You asked questions when they appeared to have time, which … Read More

Forex trade of the week

A key point in the EUR/CHF trade was when the price fractured the areas of support, which are identified by the Fibonacci retracement at level .618 % at an approximate price of 1.2800. Once those areas have been breached, we expect the trend to be lower than the previous minimums, but in turn, the price increases producing up trends. This … Read More

Traders Ask: Violating My Risk Parameters

Dear Mike, I hope that my email finds you well. One of things I’ve learned about trading at a proprietary firm, is that the best traders are also the most honest traders. They’re honest about their numbers, their mistakes and weaknesses as a trader. Today I took a real close look at my trading weakness. I want this to become … Read More