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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[…..]

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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[…..]

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SEC Filings and What Traders Need to Know

Thu May 14, 2020, 04:40 pm | by Delaney | No comments

The SEC is a regulatory body that protects the securities market and aims to provide transparency between public companies and the public. Companies, investors, or institutions may be required to fill out SEC filings in certain scenarios. There are many[…..]

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How to Find Unusual Options Activity

Thu May 7, 2020, 03:49 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Unusual Options Activity is popular data some traders like to use when informing their trading decision. While there are lots of regular options trading that happens everyday, unusual options activity is when abnormally large options trades are made, usually as[…..]

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What Do Stock Analyst Ratings Mean?

Thu Apr 23, 2020, 02:34 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Stock analyst ratings aren’t necessarily as simple as you might think. But they don’t have to be hard to understand, either. There are the obvious ratings like buy or sell, but some firms use other phrasing that can make it[…..]