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How to Put an End to Inconsistent Trading

A core Trading Frustration in the SMBU Community is a lack of consistency with their trading.

Two Trading Mistakes to Avoid

Hello Mike -

I completed reading your book last week and have to say the lessons I've learned from it are extremely invaluable to me in my quest to develop into a consistently profitable trader.

The $GPRO Short and Why the Market Doesn’t Care

*****This is a guest blog submission from Jordan Caroleo - @Jordar411***** — Editor’s Note

Traders, including myself, were caught in a wash of trades in this breath of volatility pushing longs and shorts alike.

One thing that I've heard and have seen were traders anxiously waiting to get short $GPRO.

An Uncomfortable Short ($JNS)

Hey Mr. Bellafiore,

I hope all is well with you since we last spoke in the middle of the summer. I have two quick questions for you, that I hope you can answer when you have a spare moment. These questions are both based on your personal trading style.

1.) Is there ever a point in the day where you stop considering/looking at the pre-market activity on the charts?

How I Traded Two IPOs Today ($CYBR and $CFG)

Watch Bella explain how he traded two excellent IPO opportunities today.  You might notice both were not named Alibaba :)

"You can be better tomorrow than you are today!"
Mike Bellafiore is the Co-Founder of SMB Capital and SMBU, which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures.

Free Webinar with John Locke

 

Take this opportunity to Locke In Your Success by listening to a panel of 8 experts who will share knowledge that has taken them decade's worth of time and money to accumulate at the Investor Inspiration Online Training Conference.

It all happens on Thursday, September 25, 2014, I will be speaking at 4pm EDT on Option Strategies for Income along with 7 other tradin

Members Only Options Webinar: Optionvue Systems, International: The Double Barreled Shotgun Trade

Your Option for a better trading life......together (SMBU Options Tribe)
SMBU’s Options Tribe is an online community of options traders dedicated to sharing successful options trading ideas with all of our members worldwide.

How I Traded Alibaba ($BABA)

Before the Open our newest traders met at my desk to discuss the stocks to watch, including $BABA.  When trading IPOs there are two important considerations:

1) momentum

2) technical levels

Below yesterday low of 89.50 tipped the momentum down.  Below 89.50 and BABA was at all-time lows, if you can say such a thing about an IPO trading 30 points above its IPO price.  During our pre-open meeti

SMB AM Meeting Recap: $BABA

In this short video, Steve discusses a stock from this morning's AM Meeting. Every morning he reviews the market and analyzes the stocks that are in play and likely to have second-day moves.

Steve discusses the potential trading setups in $BABA.

Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures.

The Easiest Trade During the $BABA IPO

Watch this video below on how to attack the $BABA opportunity by trading $YHOO.  The $YHOO short was the easiest trade during the $BABA IPO session.  Watch Bella explain this excellent risk/reward trade with SMB's new traders.

"You can be better tomorrow than you are today!"
Mike Bellafiore is the Co-Founder of SMB Capital and SMBU, which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex