30 trading habits in 30 days- Take A Break

Welcome back to our new series 30 trading habits in 30 days. If you have missed the prior habits they are archived here. When a new trader starts to outperform we study him at our firm.  How is he doing it?  What makes him so good?  What in his background could have predicted this success?  What best practices did he develop … Read More

#1 Thing Critical to a Trader ‘s Success

Trading is tough. But what if you could skip the fluff and focus on what really matters? Through the power of internet, I’ve asked 6 successful traders What is the #1 thing that is absolutely critical to a trader ‘s success? Here’s what they said.. (with zero mention of technical indicators or fundamental analysis) Jon Boorman Jonboorman.com – @JBoorman I … Read More

Enhancing Trader Performance: Learning How to Lose

*****David Blair, The Crosshairs Trader, is a blogger/trader/educator who does a wonderful job of sharing research on elite performance and how it relates to trading. Below is his latest post for the SMB trading community.***** — Editor’s Note What a wonderful experience it is to win. We all like to win. We want to be associated with winners and be … Read More

What do all successful traders have in common?

In the summer of 2010,  I traveled to Manhattan from my home in Philadelphia to meet with Roy Davis of  SMB Capital for the purpose of checking out  SMB’s    intraday  equities training program. While I am an income options spread trader myself,  my premise was that  intraday equities trading and options income trading  were not at all mutually exclusive … Read More