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Best Day Trading Strategies for Beginners

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 02:37 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Thanks to meme stocks like GameStop and AMC, retail day trading is back in style in ways not seen since the Dot Com boom. But while day trading may seem like an enticing path to quick riches, the real thing[…..]

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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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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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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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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[…..]

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How to Trade US Stocks From Canada

Thu Feb 4, 2021, 11:08 am | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

If you’re in Canada, you might be wondering if you can trade the US stock markets. Trading in the U.S. is very similar to doing so in Canada, and many people around the world do trade in the U.S. stock[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Pre-Market Trading

Wed Feb 3, 2021, 11:32 am | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

The ringing of the bell on Wall Street is a time-honored tradition signifying the beginning and ending of the daily trading session. Now more than 100 years, the bell ringing has become a bit of a pageant. Instead of a[…..]

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How To Day Trade Without $25K

Fri Jan 29, 2021, 03:12 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

You’re obviously not a defiant trader. However, infringing the pattern day trader rule is easier than you may think, particularly during instances of high market volatility. Don’t be a victim of this too. The stock market is regulated, and therefore[…..]

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What is a Short Squeeze?

Thu Jan 28, 2021, 05:39 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Have you ever taken a bet that went south? In the simplest of terms, that’s what a short squeeze is. Short sellers take a gamble betting that a stock will decline, but when unexpected news arises—or retail traders swoop in[…..]