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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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How to Find Options in Benzinga Pro

Thu Aug 13, 2020, 01:23 pm | by Delaney | No comments

You don’t need to be an options trader to find options data useful. Many traders don’t use options but do utilize the information in order to inform their trading decisions. Paying attention to unusual option alerts can give you an[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Reverse Stock Splits

Thu Aug 6, 2020, 05:34 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Reverse stock splits are a corporate action that affects stock prices and shares, but keep the market capitalization the same. There are many reasons for this action, and the opposite of another corporate action, stock splits. This blog will breakdown:[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Earnings Season

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 02:36 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Every quarter, publicly traded companies are required to disclose their earnings with the public and do a live conference call with investors. The bulk of publicly traded companies do this during earnings season— the time period where many companies disclose[…..]

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How to Use the Benzinga Pro Calendar Tool

Thu Jul 23, 2020, 04:00 pm | by Delaney | No comments

The Benzinga Pro Calendar tool is a hidden gem inside the platform. It’s more than just a Calendar, but a way to get a day-by-day overview of a ton of economic data and happenings, from options, to analyst ratings, to[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Opening Gaps

Thu Jun 18, 2020, 03:24 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Trading opening gaps is a really popular strategy for new day traders. Gaps are easy to spot—but figuring out what type of gap is occurring can help you figure out if this is a stock that could create a great[…..]

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How to Use Signals in Benzinga Pro

Thu Jun 11, 2020, 03:41 pm | by Delaney | No comments

One of Benzinga Pro’s most popular tools is the Signals tool. The Signals tool is a way to heavily filter for price and/or volume related events in the market. This blog will breakdown the tool, how to use it, and[…..]

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How to Get Stock News Alerts

Thu Jun 4, 2020, 01:26 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Stock news alerts are a great way to level up your trading game. They can help make your trading strategy easier, filter out the noise, and help part-time and on-the-go traders. This blog will breakdown why you should enable alerts,[…..]

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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[…..]