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Beginners Guide: Fundamental Analysis

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 01:38 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Last week, we covered technical analysis, one of the main ways to analyze stocks. This week, we’ll discuss fundamental analysis. While these two methods of stock analyzing are often thought of as direct opposites of each other, many traders use[…..]

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Beginners Guide: Technical Analysis

Thu Mar 19, 2020, 06:28 pm | by Delaney | No comments

There are two main ways to analyze a stock: fundamental and technical analysis.  This week, we’re touching on technical analysis to give you a beginner’s guide on what technical analysis is, the foundations of the analysis, how it differs from[…..]

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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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What is Swing Trading? A Guide for Beginners

Thu Jan 30, 2020, 02:31 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Swing trading is a form of trading where positions are held for longer than just one day. While similar to day trading, it has some key differences, including rules, position length, and more. Definition of Swing Trading  Swing trading is[…..]

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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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Beginners Guide to Stock Splits

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

Traditionally, having to split something is not ideal. That’s typically not the case when it comes to stock splits. According to Investopedia, stock splits are a relatively good thing because it allows companies to increase their shares without inflating the[…..]

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How to Understand Option Alerts

Tue Dec 17, 2019, 07:58 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Options are notoriously known for being intimidating to strangers—but they don’t have to be. Before trading options, a good way to get a grasp on them is to start by understanding option alerts.  Not only will this help you understand[…..]

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BigBeat’s Rules of Trading

Thu Dec 12, 2019, 07:47 pm | by Abbey Polin | No comments

Steven “BigBeat” Orr, Senior Vice President at Benzinga and a trader with 27+ years of experience, has shared the set of rules he follows to find success in the market. These rules great whether you’re a new trader or have[…..]