The Fastest Path to Elite Trader is Patient Progress

You are trading and you are not yet an elite trader.  You want to be.  You think you can be.  It would literally change your life if you could be. Let me share a secret that is vital to the work that we do.  As someone who runs a proprietary trading business in NYC, we are in the business of … Read More

8 Keys to Profiting as a Trader During Volatile Market Conditions

There is soooo much opportunity during volatile market conditions and you are not capturing it.  You hear stories of how much money traders are making.  And you are not one of them. This can be *very* frustrating.  I hear this from traders of all levels when they are not cashing in when volatility jumps. Often the reason is their approach … Read More

Some questions from a European trader learning US markets

One of our SMBU students visited our desk in NYC from Sweden today. Merritt, from SMBU Trading Conversations on Friday 1:30PM EST, joined us for lunch, as did this trader’s dad. This European trader is a graduate of SMB DNA and The Winning Trader and working on his game, after work hours from Europe. There were two issues that arose … Read More

Do We Really Need Rules?

At SMBU we believe those with a passion for trading ought to start trading in college. We created the SMB College Training Program run by Iceman from The PlayBook for this very reason. Jake is a passionate college trader trying to create a track record while in school to land a spot on a prop trading desk. He will write a weekly blog about … Read More

A Smooth Sea Never Made a Skillful Sailor

People are made for challenges. When we respond to challenges, we become alert. As we move and think to overcome those challenges, we build physical and emotional muscle. We open up our bodies and minds to new possibilities. We learn and grow at an astounding pace, becoming stronger and creating amazing things. In the absence of challenge however, the opposite … Read More

Super Trader!

  Being successful at trading is really quite simple.  Follow a certain set of principles over an extended period of time and eventually you’ll produce great results. Unfortunately learning, and more importantly applying, those concepts can be quite challenging. This is especially true when the process is approached with the wrong psychology. And if you think about it isn’t it … Read More

Options Trading for Income with John Locke for December 8, 2014

No relevant positions Risk disclaimer A great way to improve your trading results is by keeping up to date with the latest trading techniques and current market conditions! Click HERE and join me every Monday at 9 AM EST for our free “Options Trading for Income” Webinars! Where you get expert analysis of the markets and the opportunity to follow … Read More