A Saturday Trading Strategy

I came into the office Saturday to get some work done.  Just prior my son finished a baseball doubleheader in Queens. We drove back home, dropped his bags at our apartment, changed, and headed to the office.  His mom and sister were at our beach house so it was just the boys. To keep Luke occupied, while I worked, we … Read More

You Are Trading Better Than You Think

I was reviewing the PlayBook trade of a junior trader, when an important trading principle needed to be shared.  Better said, this might also be an important life principle. The trader was reviewing a Multi-Day Swing Trade in GameStop and reviewing his performance.  From my seat, the trader had done so many things right.  He chose the right stock.  He … Read More

Weekend trading lessons from the prop desk

The very next thing you must do after a profitable trade (that few traders actually do) Options strategies for regular income: He won this trade through smart analysis & options knowledge Should you chase a stock? (The answer may surprise you) 3 simple ideas to dramatically improve your trading results (from the work of elite traders) Top trader Shark on … Read More

Trade Review–WMT HD SPY

The top In Play names this morning: WMT was my focus as the lowering of FY19 guidance was potentially a very strong catalyst. Early indications from pre-market trading were many traders were attempting to dump the stock ahead larger selling that would come after the opening bell. You can see my discussion of WMT in the AM Meeting here. With … Read More

SNAP Cracked

SNAP was our #1 In Play stock last Wednesday. Tuesday, after the market closed they reported earnings below expectations and gave weak guidance. The stock was battered dropping from 15 to 12 in after hours trading. But then at 6AM Wednesday it was reported that a Chinese internet company had purchased a large stake. So what initially appeared as a relatively … Read More

From Our Desk to Yours: 5 Key Lessons from Our April Trade Reviews

Register now to attend our next online trading class, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5 PM ET… Managing partner, Mike Bellafiore, will share 5 lessons the firm’s monthly reviews. Each month, firm traders complete a monthly review on how they can improve. The work traders are doing can help inform you on ways you can improve. 〈 REGISTER NOW 〉

Are you doing this with your trading/investing? (SMBU Daily Video)

In our SMBU Daily Video, learn how to make the most out of great trading opportunities. In this video from Mike Bellafiore, you will learn: What made $URI a great trend trade How we traded $URI The importance of trade review How you can capture the next opportunity like the $URI trade We hope this video helps you improve your … Read More

Jake’s Trade Review: $RAX

*****Editor’s note: Jake Huska is a college student working on his trading game. At SMB we believe traders should start working on their trading game early, just like pro athletes. Jake’s posts reflect a better journey toward becoming a pro trader for the college student with a passion for trading.***** I mentioned on StockTwits last week that I thought “Buying … Read More