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How to Pick the Right Day Trading Market

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 03:18 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

People occasionally tout the massive profits they reap from lucrative, same-day bets made on stocks, but this practice can also go all shades of wrong. The stock market is the most popular day trading field, but traders can also participate[…..]

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How to Create a Trading Strategy

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 01:56 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

“I love it when a plan comes together” was the weekly catchphrase of John “Hannibal” Smith, who fought criminals and corrupt politicians with his mercenary team on the hit 80s show The A-Team. Of course, the ‘plan’ usually involved excessive[…..]

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Day Trading Tips for Beginners

Wed Mar 31, 2021, 06:19 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

In an era of information, you’re bound to hear a lot about day trading from the media outlets. Unfortunately, the variety and complexity of these voices may make it difficult for you to separate truths from myths and misconceptions. Yet,[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Risk Management

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 11:36 am | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

We face risks every day. Take driving to the grocery store or work, and a crash could occur at any moment. You could avoid this risk altogether by ordering out or working from home. The same applies to active trading[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Derivatives Trading

Tue Mar 23, 2021, 03:18 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

In the Michael Lewis book The Big Short, investors Michael Burry, Steve Eisman, and Greg Lippman all foresaw the collapse of the US housing market and decided they needed a way to bet against it. But how do you bet[…..]

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How to Trade Breakout Stocks

Thu Mar 18, 2021, 12:41 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

Some traders want to be the first to join the dance when a stock in the market is on the verge of making a huge move. Trading breakout stocks captivates the attention of most rookie traders for its ability to[…..]

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Best Technical Indicators for Trading

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 08:05 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Investing in stocks can greatly enhance long-term wealth if you buy high-quality companies and hold their shares over time. Millions of Americans do this when they fund retirement accounts, save for children’s college costs, or simply wish to leave something[…..]

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How to Find Trends To Trade

Fri Mar 12, 2021, 02:09 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

Why in the world would you want to find trends to trade? Contrary to the popular belief that you should embrace the buy-and-hold strategy, understanding how to trade the stock market trends and cycles is crucial to every investor’s success.[…..]

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What is Scalp Trading?

Wed Mar 10, 2021, 04:14 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

On an old Saturday Night Live sketch, a fake ad aired for First Citywide Change Bank, a bank that only made change for its customers. “If you have a $10, we’ll give you two $5’s,” the bank manager says. “How[…..]

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Keltner Channel and MACD for Swing Trading

Mon Mar 8, 2021, 03:39 pm | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

Join Ryan Faloona and Jonathan Mallard from Benzinga Pro as they explore the world of indicators. In this video series, they go over how to use common indicators to help you become a better, more successful trader. Today, they’ll be[…..]