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What is Short Selling?

Wed Mar 4, 2020, 05:55 pm | by Delaney | No comments

While many traders investors, think “buy low, sell high,” short selling is the opposite. Short selling is a trading strategy that bets that a stock will decline in price. Short sellers borrow stock at a higher price. The trader sells[…..]

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Understanding Block Trades and How to Find Them

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 06:44 pm | by Delaney | No comments

There are tons of signals, indicators, and news catalysts you can pay attention to when it comes to day trading. Some are based on the news, others are based on financial data, and some are based on what other traders[…..]

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Guide to Trading Terminology

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 03:36 pm | by Delaney | No comments

When it comes to trading, there are a lot of terms and financial jargon that isn’t used all the time. If you don’t have a financial background, you might not know what they mean. This blog serves as a guide[…..]

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Find Opening Gaps using Benzinga Pro

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 03:10 pm | by Delaney | No comments

One common day trading strategy is trading opening gaps. Opening gaps occur when a stock opens at a much higher or lower price than the previous day’s close. This is a common strategy for day trading because you may want[…..]

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How To: Create a Biotech Stock Monitor Workspace

Thu Feb 6, 2020, 06:45 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re someone who’s looking to capture volatility with biotech stock, you need to make sure you have the right trading setup so you have all the information you need to make informed decisions in your trading. This comprehensive layout[…..]

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How to Day Trade on Robinhood

Wed Jan 22, 2020, 02:44 pm | by Abbey Polin | No comments

Robinhood is an app that allows traders to trade and make investments without paying commissions. There are three types of accounts within this app: Cash, Standard and Gold. The difference between these is one allows you to trade on margin[…..]

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3 Workspaces for Benzinga Pro

Wed Jan 15, 2020, 04:10 pm | by Delaney | No comments

When you first open Benzinga Pro, you can create as many workspaces as you’d like. Get inspiration for your own workspace to get started in Benzinga Pro. These workspaces are great for any trader, from beginner to advanced! Workspace 1:[…..]

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How To Find Low Float Stocks

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 10:30 am | by Abbey Polin | No comments

Low float stocks have high volatility making them desirable to some but they can be scary to others because of the lack of available shares. If news breaks and the price falls, there is not a lot of cushioning to[…..]

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How To: Building a Trading Thesis

Thu Jan 2, 2020, 05:44 pm | by Abbey Polin | No comments

What is a Trading Thesis? A thesis is your reason for trading.  Having a thesis helps you determine your entry and exit point. This is like a guide to keep you on track. Having a thesis also allows you to[…..]

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Beginners Guide to Stock Splits

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 04:01 pm | by Abbey Polin | No comments

As a trader, from time-to-time, you may come across a stock split. While a split may not seem like a good thing, it’s not necessarily the case with a regular stock split. According to Investopedia, stock splits allow companies to[…..]