Structuring Your Scalpe

Excellent video from an NYC trading desk

SMB Capital occasionally drop some awesome trading videos and this is one of them.

As Bella says at the beginning – “Profitable scalping is all in the details”


The desk decided they needed to get better at scalping, so they focused on building several playbooks and rules to structure the scalps correctly.

They like to have a combination of Catalysts AND setup.

Some setups they like:

  1. Volatility in range
  2. Trend Day
  3. Break Out
  4. Day 2
  5. Balancing
  6. Trending
  7. Overextension
  8. Fresh news
  9. Failed break out
  10. Steve’s 20-minute rule

Oh and this: “Back away from your trading when you don’t have edge.”