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SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Noted Author Jeff Augen: Day Trading Options

December 2, 2014

Today’s markets are almost entirely driven by algorithmic trading – a new dynamic that invalidates most technical indicators.  The PhaseTrader® indicators were developed to address this problem.  They are designed to detect and respond to the activities of program trading systems in a variety of financial markets, and they are currently licensed by hundreds of individual

Trader’s Ask: Should I Use a Time Stop in Alibaba?

Hey Bella sorry to bother you again intraday.  I'm very close to having having gotten ride of my over trading tenancies/urges and will start pulling the trigger on better trades2hold in the coming days/weeks.

BABA though, it formed a support at 112.10 - 12.15ish.

SMB Trading Lessons of the Week

Bella discusses an anecdote about a great automated trader who was formerly a failed discretionary trader.

In this video Bruce Bower discusses decision making from his visualization series.
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Trading is the same way. You can know everything about charting, indicators and options. You can have the perfect plan.

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There are times when I am required to give a mentoring student some tough love, because it’s important for me to convey, immediately, to a trainee when I spot a trading quality that is so destructive that he has virtually no chance of surviving as a trader unless he rids himself of that trait.

I have a mentoring student named Robert who is a very good guy and deeply committed to improving

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Frank Fahey, Optionvue Systems, International: The anatomy of a broken wing butterfly

This week, Frank Fahey returns to the Options Tribe to break down the  broken wing butterfly and  examine its  margin, skew and directional  considerations.

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

Avoiding Losers (And Winners)

*****David Blair, The Crosshairs Trader, is a blogger/trader/educator who does a wonderful job of sharing research on elite performance and how it relates to trading.