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A Dramatic Shift In Price Action

A large part of traders' decision making is based on processing information visually. A few days ago I posted "Open Your Eyes" which shared a daily chart for the ticker $EYES. I asked for feedback from our community on which part of the chart was most significant.

Enhancing Trader Performance: Does Headline News Matter?

Every day we see the financial media outlets attempt to explain the day’s market action, usually with a headline pointing to a particular event or supposed market moving event that details THE reason the market moved in one direction or the other.

This Weeks Trading Lessons

This Week's Trading Lessons
In this video Steve discusses the concept of "Market Themes".

In this video Mike outlines one of our best trades of the month in $GENE.

 
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Open Your EYES

Take a look at this daily chart for EYES. In the past three months one day in particular stands out.

Don’t Be an A**hole!

A few years ago my partner Mike Bellafiore asked me to have a phone conversation with a young brash options trader who was frequently appearing on Bloomberg. I was visiting my parents in Florida but made time for a call.

Market Themes for Better Trading (video)

In this video, Steve discusses the concept of "market themes".

Each earnings season may present a different theme. Some trades work best one month and then not as well another.

Good traders observe and adapt.

Eight Weeks To More Mindful Trading

Eight Weeks To More Mindful Trading
The topic of mindfulness has exploded in popularity in the broader public. Meditation and meditative activities like yoga are seemingly everywhere, building on the runaway success of books like Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now.

When to be Hard on Yourself as a Trader (SMBU Daily Video)

In this video, I outline one of our best trades of the month in $GENE, and more importantly, what we needed to learn after that huge trade.

And I question why many traders are so hard on themselves when they are stopped out on a losing trade.

It can sound like this after one of these losses:

"How could I be so stupid!"
"I am never trading this stock again!"
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Open Your EYES!

Take a look at this daily chart for EYES. In the past three months one day in particular stands out.

Trading Themes–Identify and Exploit Them

In this video I discuss the concept of "market themes". Each earnings season may present a different theme. By identifying a theme early we are able to put on more risk for setups that are working now.

This video was originally intended for those who have registered for our Free Daily Video but the topic is important and timely.

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Seth Freudberg To Host a Panel of Options Tribe Trading Contest Leaders

This week, Options Tribe contest leaders will be reviewing their winning trades for January and taking questions from webinar participants. These are excellent traders and this is sure to be an important learning experience for all concerned.