Tag Archive: Books

February 28, 2015

Eight Weeks to More Mindful Trading

Mindfulness is a hot topic these days, especially among traders. The benefits are clear: better attention, emotional detachment, improved focus. But how do we get there? With this post, I am starting an eight-week series exploring how to improve mindfulness and attention. I am using the plan from Steve Ward’s book Trader Mind http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/eight-weeks-to-mindful-trading

December 14, 2014

Lesson 5: Review and Tweak

Expanding on the piece “Seven Lessons That I’ve Learned” , here is a summary on Lesson 5 : Review and Tweak. We explore how you can improve your investing and trading by constantly trying to review your work and to get make a series of small changes — tweaks– that will add up to something big. Here’s the original article: […]

September 17, 2013

Review of Mike Bellafiore’s “The Playbook”

I just read Mike Bellafiore’s newest book “The Playbook”…and loved it! While I really liked his first work, “One Good Trade”, I feel that this is even better. Take a look at my review. Bruce’s “The Playbook” Review Mike’s firm, SMB, have been kind enough to host a lot of my guest blog posts. You […]

September 1, 2013

Lessons Learned From A Million Dollar Loser

After reading the book, “What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars”, I had some thoughts to share about the book and trading. http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/lessons-learned-from-a-million-dollar-loser

November 11, 2012

Four Markets Quotes That Contain Eternal Wisdom

Anyone who has been around the markets for a few years has heard them. Call them what you want: quotes, aphorisms, sayings, truisms. “Time in the market, not timing the market” “Sell in May and go away” “No one went broke taking a profit”. They are literally a dime-a-dozen, with everyone offering up some market […]