This is Trading

In this video, Mike Bellafiore, breaks down the essence of trading with an in depth look into Lowe's. Read more [...]

Characteristics of Champions (Traders)

In the video below, Michael Phelps' coach, Bob Bowman, presents the Characteristics of C

When I heard the learn’d trader


When I heard the learn’d trader,

When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me,
When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to buy, sell, and short them,
When I sitting heard the trader where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room,
How soon unaccountable I became tired and sick,
Till rising and gliding out I wander’d off by myself,
Sat down at my tradi

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Paul Forchione of Optionvue Systems, International: The Strangle Swap Options Strategy

Option Strategist Paul Forchione of Optionvue Systems, International will show how he uses OptionVu

Can a Trader Actually Expect Choppy Price Action?

Have a look at this powerful tool you can start using to help you keep more of your profits and avoid getting chopped up!
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The Wrong Way to Design A Strategy

In this video, Seth Freudberg provides some advice to options traders about how to design a realistic back test so that the results can unearth strategies that traders will actually use in real life.
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A Macro Trade That Is Working

Rarely if ever do I develop a trading thesis that involves macro analysis and a time horizon greater than a few months. But through conversations with pro traders with experience in the energy sector and reading a few excellent analyses on the oil sector I came to view oil as a great risk/reward long trade from the high $30s up to $60/bl.

This video updates my current thoughts. I will continue to tweet updates and create new videos as the trade progresses through the rest of 2016.

Is Reading the Tape still important?


Hi Mr. Bellafiore,

I can start by saying this is a huge honor being able to write to a legend as yourself in the world of stock market trading.

I read your book One Good Trade and am on the way to reading The PlayBook which are hugely influential course materials on the subject matter of trading as I'm sure you are well aware.