3 Reasons Why We Had Our Best Trading Month (in Firm History!)

January of 2021 was our firm’s best trading month, since we started in 2005.  March of 2020 had been our prior top month to date.  I do hope our success gives you some valuable ideas on how to improve your trading. Here are 3 reasons why we had our best month in firm history: 1. Every trade has an executable … Read More

Judge your trading performance versus the opportunity

During a GChat, with an elite trader on our desk, an important lesson emerged. Sitting at my remote trading station, I was pinged with a chat: I can see how everyone is doing on our desk, with a leaderboard we use to watch risk and performance. The leaderboard displays the real-time PnL of all the desk’s traders. I hadn’t noticed … Read More

Improve your trading this weekend with these educational videos

How to Spot the Stocks You Should Stop Trading  Here’s Why You Don’t Give Up On Your Best Options Strategies My First Year Day Trading at a Prop Firm (4 Ways I Found Success) The Secret to Finding the Most Lucrative Trades (Surprisingly) Real Trades Using Tape Reading with Three Proprietary Traders Important disclosures

You have to perform (honest talk to traders)

I wrote the tweet above recently.  Let me say this again, as someone who has hired and trained traders since 2005 at SMB Capital, our proprietary trading desk in NYC: Trading is a performance sport.  At a certain point, you have to perform. (What No One Tells You About How To Become An Elite Trader (surprisingly) Not too long ago, … Read More

Improve your trading this weekend with these educational videos

Tips for Successful Trading (Trading Psychology Every Trader Needs) You Can Substantially Increase Your Win Rate With This Simple Options Strategy Teaching a prop trader secrets on technical analysis (that you will not find anywhere else) How to use Tape Reading to enter a profitable swing trade 3 prop traders present their most profitable Breakout Trade *no relevant positions Important … Read More

Improve your trading this weekend with these education videos

How to make a quality Breakout Trade in the hottest stock in the market (Tesla) A remarkable effective trade for a lazy summer Friday Max shares his personal best trading day A profitable trade two junior traders should not have made (too risky) How to become a Consistently Profitable Trader *no relevant positions Important disclosures

Improve your trading this weekend with these education videos

Exit strategies for your trading to lock in more profits {be definitive!} How this Senior Trader became a Consistently Profitable Trader {so you can be too} The incredible effect of falling options volatility after earnings How to use Reading the Tape to make a simple and profitable trade How to use Tesla to make money in other stocks Important disclosures … Read More

Improve your trading this weekend with these educational videos

How to make trades that fit your unique talents so you actually profit Weekly Options Strategies Can Yield Outstanding Returns (Especially When the Market is Volatile) How to end the trading frustration of turning a winning trade into a loser The Anti-PlayBook (a new trader education video series) Taking Trading Breaks by Dr. Brett Steenbarger *no relevant positions Important disclosures