SMB Training presents our new Reading The Tape™ training program for new, developing and experienced traders. Reading the Tape allows traders to determine the next most likely move in a stock by examing the bids, offers, and prints. This the most important indicator used by the best active traders to trade profitably.
How to Become a Fully Developed Trader
Reading the Tape offers you a look at the market from the most basic perspetive - supply and demand - so that you gain an edge as an intraday trader. When you read the tape you can determine whether a stock is likely to go up or down from its present price by looking stickly at the bids, the offers, and the prints.
This ability to read the most likely next move in a stock is often absent from your charts, because charts are a lagging indicator. Reading the Tape (RTT) is an important skill that all intraday traders must develop.
Most new and developing traders just learn technical analysis, a little funamental analysis and then start their trading career. Consequently, they are trading without fully developed trading skills.
Reading The Tape ™ is...