The Nibble Trade- (RIG)

RIG was the best stock intraday. 56 has been a huge level. Thursday during the AM meeting Jersey Shore highlighted this level. During the AM meeting Friday he did as well. Intraday he called out, “RIG above 56.” GTL. Gym…..Trading……Laundry. And yet some on our desk did not catch most of the move. Why? 1) All levels are not created … Read More

Traders Ask: Must I Always Follow My Trading Rules?

  Question: Mike, Hope you enjoyed an excellent holiday weekend! I spent a lot of time this weekend thinking about a trade from Friday and whether or not I should continue to make this trade – I am curious what your reaction would be if one of your guys did this. In the AM, I noticed the NYSE-TICK opened strong … Read More

SMB Trading Lesson of the Week – Rehearsing the Open Before the Open

Watch Mike Bellafiore, author of One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading (Wiley), in our new video series SMB Trading Lesson of the Week for StockTwits U.  This week we discuss: Rehearsing the Open Before the Open. We hope you enjoy! Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter!

Traders Ask: What Should I Do Midday?

  Hi, Mike! I asked for your advice about daytrader’s midday activity. What your young traders do tipically do during 12.00-14.00? I used to ovretrade during midday, so I decided not to trade at all during slow market hours. Can I do something useful for my trading game within two hours? Maybe rip through charts or watch some trading videos, … Read More

Traders Ask- How Do You Choose What Trades to Focus On?

  Thanks for a great job on the blog. Also love Mike’s book. I just left a prop firm where i could only scalp Eurostoxx 50 futures (like dax or S&P500 futures) to trade stocks in play for my own money, since there are almost no props here trading stocks. I live in Stockholm (Sweden) and the Nordic equity markets … Read More