The Opening Drive Play

08/31/2015 6:00 am EST

Focus: STRATEGIES

Michael Bellafiore

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


In this video, veteran trader Mike Bellafiore, of SMB Capital, cites a recent trade he's made as an example of what he calls, "An Opening Drive Play," and he also highlights the key distinction between a day and a swing trade.

In this video, learn about opening drive plays.


  • How to express your trading ideas in the opening drive
  • How intra-day fundamentals can indicate the direction of the stock
  • The difference in a day trade and a swing trade

*no relevant positions

By Mike Bellafiore of SMB Capital

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