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Beginner’s Guide to Gap Trading

Tue Nov 24, 2020, 10:09 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Technical trading patterns can often be hard to spot with the untrained eye.  An experienced trader can spot pennants, wedges, and double tops where a novice might only see a random assortment of candlesticks. Pattern recognition can be an art[…..]

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How to Find Market News for Day Trading

Thu Nov 12, 2020, 09:44 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re an aspiring day trader, then you probably know that market news is key for finding trading opportunities. That’s where a professional stock market newsfeed comes into play to help you filter through the noise and find opportunities. In[…..]

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What is Squawk and Why Use It

Thu Nov 5, 2020, 04:33 pm | by Delaney | No comments

You may have heard of Squawk before, but what exactly is it? Squawk is a tool used by traders around the world to make it easier to hear key headlines, ratings, and more. This guide will breakout down what Squawk[…..]

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How to Find the Best Trading Chatroom

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 01:26 pm | by Delaney | No comments

A common tool many traders use is chat rooms. Chat rooms are great because it is a way to connect with other independent traders, get trading ideas, have market discussion, and more. There are a ton of trading chat rooms[…..]

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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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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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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?[…..]