SMB trading lessons for the weekend

The weekend is a wonderful time to improve your trading.  We hope some of the videos below give you some concrete ideas and trading setups to improve. SMB Goodness How to become a Successful Tader: Lecture at Indiana University How to use technical analysis more effectively with a trade setups from our prop desk The One Low Risk Setup Everyone … Read More

Weekend learning for traders from the prop desk

Links to help you improve as a trader The path and setup with edge that helped one firm trader gain his confidence The path and trading setup to help you become a consistently profitable trader Become a pattern recognition machine How to buy a stock that is oversold The trading technique to improve results for a top day trader *no … Read More

Weekend learning for traders from our prop desk

Let me offer some videos for you to watch for some weekend learning for your trading from our prop desk. Our study when markets are closed is a true measure of our passion for trading.  It is Saturday, I am at the office, and I am working on how we can improve as a trading firm.  Our culture at SMB … Read More

“Clip that!”: Maximizing your best trading

Thank you to Dr. Steenbarger for sharing this article on how and why the Warriors excel in the 3rd quarter.  The coaches prepare video clips from the first half, during the first half, of the team playing at their best.  Coaches instruct video staff to “Clip that” of best plays and prepare it to be watched at half-time by the … Read More

Do you train traders who do not make it?

A trading friend on twitter asked: and then followed up with: @MikeBellafiore Of course we have traders who do not make it with our trading desk and transition into a new job.  One thing very important to our firm is to “love them on the way in” and “love them on the way out”.  When someone is not successful on … Read More

We want to believe you can become a 7-figure trader

Good Evening Mike, I know you’re busy so I will keep this short. I have dreamed of trading for SMB capital since I was a Sophomore in college about 7 years ago. I am a retail trader who mainly focuses on option spreads and asymmetric return trades by way of LEAP options, but I want to apply and make the … Read More

The formula for how to become a 7-figure trader (Chat with Traders Podcast)

Here is a link to my recent Chat with Traders podcast with Aaron Fifield. Aaron gives our follow up chat together the title: The formula for how to become a 7-figure trader. @Maoxian does a solid job providing notes of the podcast here. I love the @DGillies tweet after his listen: That podcast gave me hope. My expectations are now … Read More