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Ideas from the Prop Desk to Improve Your Trading – Equanimity

This week I presented at #Stocktoberfest the @Stocktwits event masterminded by @howardlindzon.  My presentation was titled: 8 Ideas from the Prop Desk to Improve Your Trading.  Below is part 1 of the video series.

8 Ideas from the Prop Desk to Improve Your Trading (#Stocktoberfest)

This week I presented at #Stocktoberfest the @Stocktwits event masterminded by @howardlindzon.  My presentation was titled: 8 Ideas from the Prop Desk to Improve Your Trading.  Below are the slides and main ideas from my discussion.

Equanimity

Just intake the data the market is offering and then make the right decision- like Shark.  Don't root.  If you do, then your trade results will not reflect

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Dave Stewart: The Caspian Sea Monster Options Strategy

On Tuesday, Dave Stewart presents, for the first time, his signature “Caspian Sea Monster Trade”. It should be a fascinating meeting and you won’t want to miss it!

SMBU’s Options Tribe is an online community of options traders dedicated to sharing successful options trading ideas with all of our members worldwide.

What Does this Trader Do Now?

Hello Bella,

I read both those books and started a few more. The myelin concept got me thinking that I should be reading more every day so I don't fall into the habit of being lazy with reading in general. Then on the flip side part of me thinks I should limit the reading and focus more on reviewing trading footage and charts.

SMB Trading Lessons of the Week

Bella discusses how intraday traders must not just be right with direction, but also with time.

Steve shares some thoughts on trading adjustments he makes in a market with expanding volatility.

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