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Trading Lesson: Shorting A Momentum Stock–TSLA

In this video I discuss a short setup and trade I made on Friday March 27th. The trade lined up on multiple time frames and presented a good opportunity for intra-day, swing and options traders.

Steven Spencer is the co-founder of SMB Capital and SMB University which provides trading education in stocks, options, forex and futures. He has traded professionally for 18 years.

SMB to Visit University of Central Florida

Mike Bellafiore, author of One Good Trade, will be speaking at the University of Central Florida to potential up-and-coming traders. There has been a significant interest in trading among college students. SMBU started an in-house internship for college underclassmen to take our training program during a five week summer session.

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: John Netto, Author of The Global Macro Edge: Using options to trade the macro narrative and maximizing return per unit of risk

This week, noted author and professional derivatives trader, John Netto, will be addressing the Options Tribe on how to use the three-dimensionality of options to maximize return per unit of risk in various macro environments

Relative Volume (RVOL) Defined and Used

Hi Mike,

I read One Good Trade last summer and it really turned a light on for me. Since then your weekly videos have kept me on the right path and helped me improve a little every week. I joined SMB Premium last year and then Trader90 and I’m now in DNA. It was the only logical next step. Thank you for helping me grow.

I have a question.

Improving your Trading Psychology with a Hedge Fund Trader

In our SMBU Daily Video, learn how to improve your trading psychology.

In this video from Bruce Bower, you will learn:

Mind set hacks of a champion
How to cultivate the attitudes of a great trader
How great traders and investors think
What kind of mind set and attitudes great traders have

We hope this video helps your trading.

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Trading After A Market Correction

In the Spring of 2014 both the biotech sector and momentum stocks were hammered during an eight week period.  I have developed a set of criteria to identify when this sort of market correction has likely run its course.

Trading is as easy as one…two….three…four (Video)

Step one you learn the best stocks to trade.

Step two you learn the right setups to trade with these stocks.

Step three you build best practices to make sure you do not miss these stocks and setups.

Step four you trade these setups and develop skill with them.

What could go wrong?

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: John Locke: The Rock Trade: Some Recent Examples

This week, John Locke returns to the Options Tribe to review some recent examples of the Rock trade and how it fared in the current market. Read more [...]

10 Ways to Become a More Consistent Trader

I was sitting across from an ambitious new trader in Troy, NY (yes you read that correctly Troy, NY) enjoying the Brown's Pale Ale discussing ways to be more consistent as a trader. Now most of these conversations are started by traders who were never profitable. But not this one.

Former Sandwich Shop Owner Becomes Professional Options Trader… Watch His Story

We are proud to tell stories like this one... After all, we are a trading firm first.

We are committed to helping traders succeed... if they are willing to put in the work.

Check out Derek's story. He signed up with us years ago.