Paper Trading: Does it Help or Hurt?

When it comes to paper trading, there seems to be two strongly opinionated sides to its purpose in helping traders learn how to trade. There are the opponents and this group usually includes brokers (I wonder why). Their argument goes something like this: Paper trading is something you want to do for maybe a week or so in order to … Read More

Webinar: The Future of Trading By Mike Bellafiore with BigMikeTrading

Below is a webinar on The Future of Trading with Mike Bellafiore, author of The PlayBook and One Good Trade, presenting to the BigMikeTrading community. Mike discusses: * How pro traders are crystallizing their favorite setups * How pro traders are expressing their favorite setups in other products * How pro traders are becoming more bionic and leveraging the power … Read More

Today: Webinar with Mike Bellafiore and Mike from BigMikeTrading.com

Join us for a special Webinar, “The Future of Trading: The Multi-market, Multi-product, Discretionary, Quant Trader”, with Mike Bellafiore and Mike from BigMikeTrading.com today, Tuesday, November 12 at 4:30pm ET. The topics of discussion are: * How pro traders are crystallizing their favorite setups * How pro traders are expressing their favorite setups in other products * How pro traders … Read More

The PlayBook Signing Event in Singapore

Mike Bellafiore, co-founder of SMB Capital and SMBU, recently held a book signing with FT Press and Phillip Capital in Singapore.  Mr. Lunch (below), a former student of SMBU, and one of the most enjoyable characters highlighted in The PlayBook  was one of those who stopped by for his autographed copy from Mike. If you are interested in seeing more … Read More

Mike Bellafiore at Phillip iFest 2013, Singapore

Mike Bellafiore recently was the keynote speaker at iFest in Asia.  You can find slides of his trading presentation here.  Below is a picture of this 800 person event at Marina Bay Sands Casino in Singapore.   An international lecturer, Mr. Bellafiore has built trader training programs globally for hedge funds, prop trading desks, and retail traders, working with some of … Read More