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How to Find the Biggest Stock Gainers and Losers

Thu May 28, 2020, 01:47 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Many day traders look for stocks with big price movements—the day’s gainers and losers. These are stocks with big percentage gains. These stocks are a great starting point to explore and find trading opportunities. This blog post will break down[…..]

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Using Volume for Day Trading Stocks

Thu May 21, 2020, 01:41 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Volume is an important indicator for day traders, and it relates to how many shares of a particular stock is traded for a given time period. This helps traders understand how liquid the stock is, which is important for day[…..]

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SEC Filings and What Traders Need to Know

Thu May 14, 2020, 04:40 pm | by Delaney | No comments

The SEC is a regulatory body that protects the securities market and aims to provide transparency between public companies and the public. Companies, investors, or institutions may be required to fill out SEC filings in certain scenarios. There are many[…..]

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How to Find Unusual Options Activity

Thu May 7, 2020, 03:49 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Unusual Options Activity is popular data some traders like to use when informing their trading decision. While there are lots of regular options trading that happens everyday, unusual options activity is when abnormally large options trades are made, usually as[…..]

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3 More Workspaces for Benzinga Pro

Thu Apr 30, 2020, 01:54 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Looking for Benzinga Pro workspace inspiration? Look no further! Here are three great workspaces you can create inside of Benzinga Pro so you can set yourself up for success.  Use these workspaces as a guide to set up your layouts,[…..]

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What Do Stock Analyst Ratings Mean?

Thu Apr 23, 2020, 02:34 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Stock analyst ratings aren’t necessarily as simple as you might think. But they don’t have to be hard to understand, either. There are the obvious ratings like buy or sell, but some firms use other phrasing that can make it[…..]

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How to Filter Stock Market News

Thu Apr 16, 2020, 05:48 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re interested in day trading, you probably know that stock market news is an important part of your toolkit.  News can cause quick volatility in stock that creates opportunities for traders to make a profit.  But how do you[…..]

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What Is Stock Volatility?

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 02:47 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Stock volatility is an inevitable aspect of the stock market. It can just affect a few stocks, a sector, or the overall market. If you’re a day trader, this is likely a huge part of your strategy. This guide will[…..]

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How to Read Candlestick Charts

Thu Apr 2, 2020, 06:41 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Candlestick charts are commonly used in trading because they pack a lot of information in a easy-to-read design. They tell you more information than line charts, and with a single candlestick, you can see the opening, closing, session high and[…..]

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Beginners Guide: Fundamental Analysis

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 01:38 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Last week, we covered technical analysis, one of the main ways to analyze stocks. This week, we’ll discuss fundamental analysis. While these two methods of stock analyzing are often thought of as direct opposites of each other, many traders use[…..]