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What is a Stock Market Correction?

Thu May 26, 2022, 10:54 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

As we’ve seen for the last decade, bull markets can run for quite a while. But every now and then a bull market will get too far ahead of itself and a sudden drop in prices may occur. When stocks[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Stock Order Types

Thu May 26, 2022, 10:00 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

If you’re still a novice trader, one whose strategies haven’t grown toward the more sophisticated side of things, your trade entries and exits might need some guidance. You need to familiarize yourself with stock order types, but this may not[…..]

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Large Cap Vs. Small Caps: What’s the Difference?

Thu May 26, 2022, 07:25 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Who doesn’t love a good underdog story, right? Small cap vs. large cap stocks might seem like a battle of David vs Goliath considering the size of some of the biggest US companies right now, but sometimes being small has[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Bid-Ask Spread

Thu May 26, 2022, 07:13 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

In the business world, we observe transactions as an agreement with a buyer and seller. The buyer is an individual or institution that wants to buy a security while the seller already owns a security and hopes to turn it[…..]

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Best Day Trading Strategies for Beginners

Wed May 25, 2022, 05:39 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Thanks to meme stocks like GameStop and AMC, retail day trading is back in style in ways that weren’t seen since the Dot Com boom. But while day trading may seem like an enticing path to quick riches, the real[…..]

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How to Find Trends To Trade

Wed May 25, 2022, 05:09 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Why in the world would you want to find trends to trade? Contrary to the popular belief that you should embrace the buy-and-hold strategy, understanding how to trade the stock market trends and cycles is crucial to every investor’s success[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Risk Management

Wed May 25, 2022, 04:10 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Risks are an everyday part of life. Take driving to the grocery store or work, and a crash could occur at any moment. You could avoid this risk altogether by ordering out or working from home. The same applies to[…..]

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How to Create a Trading Strategy

Wed May 25, 2022, 03:07 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

“I love it when a plan comes together” was the weekly catchphrase of John “Hannibal” Smith, who fought criminals and corrupt politicians with his mercenary team on the hit 80s show The A-Team. If you’re familiar, the ‘plan’ usually involved[…..]

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How To Find Low Float Stocks

Wed May 25, 2022, 02:48 pm | 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 much cushioning to help bring[…..]

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How to Understand Option Alerts

Wed May 25, 2022, 02:56 am | by Delaney | No comments

Options are infamous for intimidating traders—but they don’t have to be. Before trading options, a good way to get a grasp them is to start by understanding option alerts.  However, you don’t even need to trade options to find these[…..]