Ten Articles For Sunday

Bezos on Two Types of Decisions The Lies We Tell Are More Convincing When We Have To Pee Very Cool Earbuds That Could Change Your Perspective on Living In A City A Syrian Refugee Discusses Dealing With ISIS  and Assad The Metrocard Is Going Away Thankfully for Hillary And The Rest of Us Sun Edison’s Implosion Could Impact Solar Projects … Read More

Top Ten Trading Books

I had a wonderful conversation with a retail trader who has read 194 trading books.  Wow! This gentlemen has a passion for trading and reading about trading.  I was actually speaking to him about our firm backing his trading.  He has developed a track record while working full-time in the Heartland. For those of you trading retail who dream of … Read More

SMBU’s Top Ten Trading Blog Posts of 2013

SMBU’s Top Ten trading blog posts for 2013: The Failure Rate of a Proprietary Trader The Opportunity for a Prop Trader Lessons Learned From a Million Dollar Loser What I Learned From the Best Trader at Citibank Ten Takeaways From a Top Trading Coach Do You Have a System to Identify and Trade Breakouts? Ten Ideas for Creating a Good … Read More

Turning One Trading Day Into Ten

Hi Mike, Thank you and your team for creating the DNA Program for those of us who want to learn from the best. It is now possible for anyone passionate about learning how to trade to DO IT. No more excuses for lack of opportunity. What I always wanted but could not find has finally arrived. I am very excited … Read More

Top Ten Best Things About Being Overworked

10. You miss a lot of bad movies. 9. You are excused for most things no guy ever wants to do with their significant other. 8. You are never bored. 7. Crystallizes what you most enjoy doing. 6. You learn how much your success or failure depends on others. 5. You appreciate how powerful the proper process is. 4. Your … Read More

Ten Mistakes by BP a Trader Should Never Make

1. No Exit Plan.  There was no exit plan for if the rig (RIG?) exploded.  Before every trade we must decide where and how we will exit BEFORE entering the trade. 2. Live to Play Another Day.  It is not definitive that BP is a viable company going forward even with 6.08 Billion in quarterly profits.  1) When will the … Read More

Ten Things I Learned From a Professional Trader (Brian Shannon)

Brian Shannon of www.alphatrends.net and @alphatrends was our special guest speaker yesterday. During a busy week of trading, the NYC Trader Expo, and meetings, SMB was grateful that our good friend found some time to talk with our desk. It was a lecture not to be missed. Thank you, Brian!   Here are ten things that I learned from Brian’s … Read More