@TheOneLanceB zooms while interviewed by @Bthestory87 in the video: Millionaire Wall Street Trader Speeds in Dark Knight Tunnel. @TheOneLanceB focuses on the connection between sleep and trading performance to help you potentially grow your trading account. One viewer of the video commented: Thank you for these interviews! Lance drops so many gems, he is someone I look up to in … Read More
What is the optimal mindset to be in while trading? (Trading Psychology)
What is the optimal mindset to be in while trading? I posed this question to the trading community and you can see many savvy responses to this essential question here. If you do not get this part right, then you will never reach your trading potential. This might keep you from moving from losing money to becoming a Consistently Profitable … Read More
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
Weekend learning lessons for traders from SMB: How a junior trader had his most profitable day ever
This was overall a frustrating week for traders at our firm and for the traders that I mentor outside the firm. That happens. The key is to learn and grow. There were however some highlights. One Junior Trader had his best PnL day ever. We detail the trade in step-by-step detail that led to his best trading session ever here. … Read More
It’s hard knowing the right trading process to follow
I had lunch with a candidate for our September training class, who asked a really good question: “How did your past in sports and law influence your path as a trader?” Answer: Process To become successful in the past, I needed to follow and trust the process. To be successful as a new, developing and even experienced trader you … Read More
SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Mike Bellafiore, Co-Founder SMB Capital: The five most important habits to become and sustain as a profitable trader
Today, SMB Co-Founder and noted author Mike Bellafiore returns to the Options Tribe to share his observations about the habits that sustainably great traders develop as they progress in their trading careers on a proprietary trading desk.
This Wasn’t a Good Week!
Mike, Hello. This wasn’t a good week. I made a lot of mistakes. 1. I didn’t stick to my plan and took several trades without a clear plan. 2. I felt anxious most days. I was aware, and did some exercises to clear my mind, but after the first losing trade, I lost my focus. 3. I feel frustrated … Read More
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