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Beginner’s Guide to Gap Trading

Tue Nov 24, 2020, 10:09 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Technical trading patterns can often be hard to spot with the untrained eye.  An experienced trader can spot pennants, wedges, and double tops where a novice might only see a random assortment of candlesticks. Pattern recognition can be an art[…..]

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Benzinga Pro vs. Bloomberg Terminal: What’s the Difference?

Thu Nov 19, 2020, 07:27 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

Ask the most successful investors the secret behind successful investing and they’ll attribute their mastery to a beacon of light that guided them by providing data, news, in-depth data, and a whole suite of trading tools on their desktops. It’s[…..]

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How to Find Market News for Day Trading

Thu Nov 12, 2020, 09:44 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re an aspiring day trader, then you probably know that market news is key for finding trading opportunities. That’s where a professional stock market newsfeed comes into play to help you filter through the noise and find opportunities. In[…..]

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What is Squawk and Why Use It

Thu Nov 5, 2020, 04:33 pm | by Delaney | No comments

You may have heard of Squawk before, but what exactly is it? Squawk is a tool used by traders around the world to make it easier to hear key headlines, ratings, and more. This guide will breakout down what Squawk[…..]

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How to Find the Best Trading Chatroom

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 01:26 pm | by Delaney | No comments

A common tool many traders use is chat rooms. Chat rooms are great because it is a way to connect with other independent traders, get trading ideas, have market discussion, and more. There are a ton of trading chat rooms[…..]

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How to Create a Pre-Market Routine Checklist

Thu Oct 22, 2020, 03:20 pm | by Delaney | No comments

A pre-market routine is key to succeeding as a day trader. Before the market officially opens, this is your time to do research, see what’s moving, and create a trading plan for the day. In this blog, we’ll breakdown why[…..]

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How to Find Big Market Movers in Benzinga Pro

Thu Oct 15, 2020, 01:53 pm | by Delaney | No comments

The biggest market movers can be some of the best trading opportunities out there and can be a pretty lucrative way to earn a profit on trading. This blog post will detail the three steps you can take to find[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Options

Thu Oct 8, 2020, 06:27 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Options are something traders and investors can use to give themselves…options. It’s all in the name, but what are they really? This blog will break down the basics of options and how they can be used. What Are Options?  Options are[…..]

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Trading Tips from 5 Pro Traders

Thu Oct 1, 2020, 02:40 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Every Sunday, Benzinga releases the video podcast, A Traders Journey on our YouTube channel. Customer Success Director Ryan Faloona interviews pro traders to get to know them, their trading, and what tips they have for traders. In this blog post,[…..]

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What Is Paper Trading and Why Traders Use It

Thu Sep 24, 2020, 01:31 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re new to trading, you might have heard about paper trading. It’s not necessarily done on paper anymore, but used in a simulation, usually offered by a broker or market-related company. This blog post will break down paper trading,[…..]