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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,[…..]

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What is Stock Float?

Thu Sep 17, 2020, 02:42 pm | by Delaney | No comments

In order to trade stocks, there need to be shares available in order to execute a trade. That’s where float comes in. Stock float determines how many shares are available for the general public to trade and invest in. Some[…..]

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How to Build a Watchlist for Trading

Thu Sep 10, 2020, 02:45 pm | by Delaney | No comments

While the market open at 9:30 AM eastern time, that doesn’t mean you should roll out of bed get started right before it opens. Successful trading requires research and planning during the pre-market hours before making the trade. This guide[…..]

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Trading Stocks vs. Investing: What’s the Difference?

Thu Sep 3, 2020, 03:44 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Trading and investing in stocks are two different approaches to profiting from using the stock market. However, they are two very different methods. Traders seek short-term profits, while investors look for long-term gains. Each method has its pros and cons,[…..]

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How to Start Trading Stocks in 2020

Thu Aug 27, 2020, 02:52 pm | by Delaney | No comments

For many people, now is a great time to start trading stocks while the market is volatile. Trading stocks might seem intimidating for some, but in this guide, we’ll break it down into easy-to-follow steps. Is Trading Right for You?[…..]

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Guide to Support and Resistance Lines

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 01:24 pm | by Delaney | No comments

One of the most common technical analysis tools is using support and resistance lines. The concept of this is pretty easy to understand, but in practice, is a little bit more complicated than that. In this blog post, we’ll break[…..]