July 29, 2012

How to Become One With Your Trading System

We’ve all heard the sad excuses after a bad run. The lame rationalizations. “I know it was through my stop, but I thought that it would come back”. “Yes, I saw the signal, but I just didn’t believe it” “I don’t know, I just froze” When someone is struggling, one way to lessen the pain […]

July 23, 2012

How To Tell If A Trading Book Is Useful

A thought piece on trading books, and how to tell if one is useful http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/how-to-tell-if-a-trading-book-is-useful

July 7, 2012

What Is The Best Preparation To Be A Trader?

Thoughts on the best preparation to be a trader http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/what-is-the-best-preparation-to-be-a-trader

May 21, 2012

“Et Tu, Bruno?”– Lessons for Traders from JP Morgan’s Recent Loss

Following the harpooning of the “London Whale” — Some thoughts on the situation that led JP Morgan to report a several billion dollar loss. http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/et-tu-bruno-reflections-on-jp-morgans-trading-loss

May 15, 2012

How to Bounce Back From Failure in Trading

How to Bounce Back From Failure in Trading. Based on my experiences with trading ups and downs, I offer some thoughts on how to bounce back from failure in trading http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/how-to-bounce-back-from-failure-in-trading-2 My Trading Failure Stories: