Bring a consistent you to markets to improve your trading

Trader wants to improve his trading consistency.   (Please assume Trader has some edge in markets.)

Trader might double down on their efforts to perform better during market hours.  If I just focus better.  If I just take only A+ trades.  If I just wait for my trades more patiently.  If I just use this indicator.  If I just size up in my best trades.   If I just stop making those trades.  If I just give my trades more room.  And on and on and on.......

What if the progress is not in the effort during market hours?

We know markets are always changing.

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Rob Chastain of A look at hedging strategies with the use of options 45w" sizes="(max-width: 150px) 100vw, 150px" />This week, Rob Chastain of returns to the Options Tribe to discuss his

This retail trader just crossed 100k in trading profits

Last month on Twitter, I spotted this tweet and impressive equity curve from a developing retail trader:

As the managing partner of a proprietary trading firm in NYC, I study traders succeeding.  This retail trader is succeeding! I reached out and asked him a few questions (in bold), hoping to learn from his success.  Below are his answers.

Who are you and where are you from?

Trading Class This Thursday

[EPISODE 37] "The Trade Review: How Pro Traders Keep a Trading Journal"
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Impossible Market Timing?

Wouldn't it be great if we had a tool that gave us a heads up when market was making a short term top? What if that same tool could be used to time the bottom in market pull backs as well?

John Locke’s Q and A webinar on his favorite strategy: The Bearish Butterfly

SMB Capital Options Desk Trader John Locke's Q and A webinar on his favorite strategy: The Bearish Butterfly Read more [...]

SMB will be visiting the Scottsdale-Phoenix Traders and Investors Meetup Group


I will be visiting Scottsdale-Phoenix Traders and Investors Meetup Group March 28th in Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona.

Here in the link to learn more about the event and sign up.

The title of my presentation is:

A Case Study of 8 Successful Traders at SMB Capital: Why and How They Consistently Win

Examples of the trade setups that these traders focus upon.
The cognitiv

Use these metrics to help you select a stock

Mike Bellafiore answers a question from a student in The Winning Trader on ATR, RVOL, short float percentage and daily volume. He shares the metrics he seeks for all in selecting a stock. Read more [...]

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Ed Tulauskas of Random Walk Trading: The Bionic Butterfly 45w" sizes="(max-width: 150px) 100vw, 150px" />This week, Ed Tulauskas of Random Walk Trading discusses the Bionic Butterfly, a biased bu

How do I start as a trader?

Recently I visited Pace University investment club to talk about the life of a proprietary trader.  We make an effort to reach out to college trading clubs and college investment clubs and meet their members.  Some of our best traders have come from these clubs.