What Can a Trader Do to Stand Out?

07/03/2015 6:00 am EST

Focus: STRATEGIES

Michael Bellafiore

Author, One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading

Veteran trader Mike Bellafiore of SMB Capital shares a question-and-answer between him and a student who was recently accepted into a trading academy at a prop firm about standing out. Since this video also deals with overall trading attitude and mindset, it is also beneficial for any newbie trader just starting out.


In this video, Mike Bellafiore will discuss:

  • What qualities make a trader stand out
  • Whether the trader has a growth mindset
  • Finding trades that make sense on an individual basis
  • Fitting in with other traders
  • The right types of questions to ask
  • Why you shouldn’t reinvent the wheel


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By Mike Bellafiore of SMB Capital

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