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What Do Stock Analyst Ratings Mean?

Wed Jun 15, 2022, 11:20 am | by Delaney | No comments

Stock analyst ratings aren’t quite 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 be confusing[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Opening Gaps

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 11:36 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 a particular stock has great potential. This blog will[…..]

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How to Find Unusual Options Activity

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 12:23 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 trades that occur everyday, unusual options activity is when abnormally large options trades are made, usually as[…..]

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SEC Filings and What Traders Need to Know

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 12:18 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 actual public. Companies, investors, or institutions may be required to fill out SEC filings in certain scenarios. There are[…..]

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Using Volume for Day Trading Stocks

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 12:13 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Volume is an important factor 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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How to Find the Biggest Stock Gainers and Losers

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 11:59 am | by Delaney | No comments

One of the easiest ways many day traders find trading opportunities is looking for stocks with big price movements—the daily gainers and losers. These are stocks with big percentage gains. This blog post will break down why you should find[…..]

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How to Get Stock News Alerts

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 11:52 am | by Delaney | No comments

Stock news alerts are a great way to level up your trading game. They can help narrow your trading strategy, filter out the noise, and help part-time and on-the-go traders. This blog will breakdown why you should enable alerts, the[…..]

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How to Use Signals in Benzinga Pro

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 11:49 am | 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 Day Trade on Webull

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 11:25 am | by Delaney | No comments

There are lots of brokerages out there when deciding to explore day trading. 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 on-the-go and offers[…..]

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

Tue Jun 14, 2022, 10:37 am | by Delaney | No comments

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