My Book is Sold Out: A Social Media Tale

My book One Good Trade is sold out. This took three weeks. A rush reprint will be underway soon. Save a few exceptions, it is now only available on the Kindle. I was told, “This has never happened before with a trading book.” This is a social media tale. I considered hiring a PR firm to rep my book before … Read More

Review of One Good Trade, Win the Book With Your WTF Trade

Click on the picture above for the full review. Steven Place writes for Investing with Options Join him for StockTwits Brunch with Steven Place on Saturdays at 11 AM on StockTwits TV For more about Steven Place see his new site:

Bella on Talk Your Book on StockTwits TV

At 9PM EST Bella will appear on Talk Your Book on StockTwits TV with Dr. Phil Pearlman. Literally Mike will be talking about his book One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading (Wiley Trading) Mike also will discuss the importance of StockTwits.

Review of SMB on StockTwits TV

During one interview today I was asked what SMB gets out of all the sharing we do on StockTwits. Well really thoughtful emails like the below are one thing:   Mike, For what it’s worth, my observation of the changes and improvements that you have made in your video presentations over the past months is that they are remarkable. The … Read More

Awesome Links of the Week

A great base-stealer works on his technique to get even better. 60 percent of StockTwits followers are hard core professional traders. “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” — Maya Angelou from @Shimmy33 An Email from Trader Rob S Hope all is well. You likely heard it on TV, but … Read More

Awesome Links from the Week

What it takes to be great. Sent by one our traders bummed he still wasn’t in college. An inspiring link with Will Smith sharing his secret to becoming a successful actor. Helpful blog link from @sellputs on how he used his tape reading skills in a recent SPY trade. Had a nice conversation with Drew Birenbaum about trading and found … Read More

Ten Things Most Exciting for 2010

10. The SEC tax declining by about 35c per thousand shares traded.  2009 was a tough year made much tougher because of this tax being raised 400 percent last year.  This will mean a possible extra 17k for some of our traders. 9. Secret Project X.  SMB has developed a practice tool we are very proud to unveil to our … Read More

Best Links of the Week

To succeed at anything requires hard work. Dr. Steenbarger responds to our blog on the Ten Interview Tips for Proprietary Trading. Well done by Goldman. They are in a position to set the standard for the new Wall Street. Watch Howard Lindzon of give his take on the GS apology. GMan discusses what adjustments the intraday trader must make … Read More