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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 and Why is it Important?

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,[…..]