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Beginner’s Guide to Penny Stocks

Mon Jun 13, 2022, 08:41 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 and thus capitalize on a large profit. However, you also have a greater risk of losing the[…..]

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How to Use the Benzinga Pro Calendar Tool

Mon Jun 13, 2022, 08:28 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Are you using the Benzinga Pro Calendar tool to its full potential? More than just a Calendar, it’s a way to get a day-by-day overview of a ton of economic data and happenings, from options, to analyst ratings, to earnings,[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Earnings Season

Mon Jun 13, 2022, 08:22 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 Start Trading Stocks in 2021

Mon Jun 13, 2022, 12:40 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re thinking about getting started in trading stocks, now might be a great time. The market is volatile, and trading is more accessible than ever. Trading stocks might seem intimidating, but in this guide, we’ll break it down into[…..]

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How to Build a Watchlist for Trading

Mon Jun 13, 2022, 12:29 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Just because the market opens at 9:30 AM eastern time, doesn’t mean you should roll out of bed right before it opens. Successful trading requires research and planning during the pre-market hours before making the trade. This guide will break[…..]

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What is Stock Float and Why is it Important?

Mon Jun 13, 2022, 12:24 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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What Is Paper Trading and Why Traders Use It

Mon Jun 13, 2022, 12:21 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re just learning about trading, you may have also heard about paper trading. It’s not necessarily done on paper anymore, but used in a simulation, usually offered by a broker or market-related company. This blog post will break down[…..]

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What is Squawk and Why Use It

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 11:44 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re new to trading, you may be a little unfamiliar with Squawk. There’s no need to worry though, we’ve got you covered. Squawk is a tool used by traders around the world to make it easier to hear key[…..]

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How to Find Market News for Day Trading

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 11:38 pm | by Delaney | No comments

If you’re a budding day trader, then you probably know that market news is key for finding trading opportunities. Having access to professional stock market news can make the difference between high profits or big losses. That’s where a professional[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Gap Trading

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 11:16 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Technical trading patterns can often be difficult to spot with the untrained eye.  An experienced trader can spot pennants, wedges, and double tops whereas a novice might only see a random assortment of candlesticks. Pattern recognition can be an art[…..]