Get Your Exclusive Inside Look of “The Winning Trader” Program

The Winning Trader is a very intensive 10-week training experience. This Wednesday we are inviting the entire SMB community to attend the orientation webinar. During this webinar, you will learn about the tools, mentoring meetings, and training modules that are included in The Winning Trader. This is the last open meeting before we buckle down and get to work with … Read More

Fail, win and then fail some more to become a winning trader

Part II of our training program on our prop desk in NYC is Trader Development.  There is a lot of necessary and wonderful failing that goes on during Trader Development. During this process traders experiment with different setups that we highlight. There are trading strategies worth exploration that active traders use to win. We continually point them out daily during … Read More

The trade that propelled one trader to start winning

I have been there. Failing and looking for a way to break out as a trader. I first did back in the late 90′s with one setup- The Relative Strength Trade. Our newest High Performing Trader was there and found a way to break out as a trader. He trades almost exclusively one setup. That one setup has propelled his … Read More

Die Hard starts winning again

Die Hard is a senior trader who makes a ton of PnL.  Unfortunately for him and our firm, he also loses a ton of PnL.  This is actually a good problem to have for the trader willing to review and work.  Many experienced traders aren’t willing to journal and review and adapt.  They want to just keep hitting the buttons … Read More

What Does A Winning Methodology Look Like?

**This is the first in a series of posts from Bruce Bower related to “Peak Performance” the topic of his new book that SMB U will be releasing April 20th** **SMB will be hosting a free webinar on April 13th in which Bruce will discuss in depth the concept of “Peak Performance” and how it can be applied by all successful traders and investors. Sign up … Read More

How Do You Know When to Sell a Winning Position?

Dear Mike, I’ve recently read One Good Trade and found it a quality read relative to all other books I’ve read. It has been immensely helpful as am currently full time employed and am at a point where I am thinking that that trading full time could be an option, provided I can become consistently profitable and have the confidence … Read More