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Beginner’s Guide to Stock Order Types

Fri Feb 26, 2021, 02:36 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

If you’re still a rookie trader, one whose strategies haven’t grown toward the more sophisticated side of things, your trade entries and exits might need some guidance. You must familiarize with stock order types, but this may not make much[…..]

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What is a Stock Market Correction?

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 01:56 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

As we’ve seen for the last decade, bull markets can run for a very long time. But every now and then a bull market will get too far ahead of itself and a sudden drop in prices may occur. When[…..]

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Bollinger Bands and MACD

Mon Feb 22, 2021, 08:04 pm | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

Today Ryan Faloona and Johnathan Mallard discuss how to use Bollinger Bands in Benzinga Pro for trading and what type of signals they produce.  Reading Bollinger Bands If you are someone who may be new to learning about Bollinger Bands,[…..]

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Swing Trading with Benzinga Pro

Fri Feb 19, 2021, 11:43 am | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

Want to get into swing trading, but don’t know where to start? In this summarized version of a webinar hosted by Benzinga’s own Ryan Faloona and Jonathan Mallard, we teach you tips and tricks to make swing trading easier to[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Hedging

Wed Feb 17, 2021, 02:06 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

In 2019, a St. Louis Blues fan named Scott Berry placed a $400 on his team to win the NHL championship at 250/1. At the time, the Blues were in last place and his bet was more of a fun[…..]

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What is After Hours Trading?

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:23 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

Most people adhere to a strict bedtime routine — brush their teeth, lock the doors, and slide between the sheets. But as most of the world starts to wind down, do you also tuck in your outstanding stock market positions[…..]

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What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Fri Feb 12, 2021, 01:05 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

Your trading day would technically be incomplete without a mention of the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the news. And while you’ve often heard reports about the DJIA being down or up by a number of points, these movements won’t[…..]

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Trading Psychology: Why It’s Important

Thu Feb 11, 2021, 11:18 am | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

You may be wondering, how does psychology impact my trading success? Well, psychology actually has a lot to do with how you make trading decisions and formulate a trading plan. As a trader, you’re expected to make quick decisions. Sometimes[…..]

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What is the S&P 500 and How Do I Trade It?

Wed Feb 10, 2021, 01:05 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

When your TV is on CNBC or Bloomberg, you’ll almost always see a little box in the lower right-hand corner tracking the daily progress of the big three American indices – the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and[…..]

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How to Trade Part-Time

Mon Feb 8, 2021, 11:14 am | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

You might be a full-time student, a parent who works full-time to support a family, or just someone who has a busy schedule. Maybe you’ve been wondering how you can get some extra income and have seen that day trading[…..]