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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?[…..]

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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 Penny Stocks

Thu Jul 9, 2020, 04:33 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Penny stocks are a hot topic among day traders. They are stocks with small share prices, making it easy to buy large amounts of them and gain a large profit. However, you also have a greater risk of losing the[…..]

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Cash vs. Margin Accounts: What’s the Difference?

Thu Jul 2, 2020, 05:32 pm | by Delaney | No comments

When you decide to start trading, one of the first steps is to open your broker account. Once you choose your broker, you are given two choices: cash vs margin accounts.  The account type you open can affect the way[…..]

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How to Day Trade on Webull

Thu Jun 25, 2020, 06:08 pm | by Delaney | No comments

When you day trade, there are lots of brokerages out on the market to choose from. Like many brokerages nowadays, Webull is a commission-free option that is often compared to Robinhood. It’s a mobile-based brokerage that allows you to trade[…..]

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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[…..]