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What are ETFs & Why to Trade Them

Wed Jun 1, 2022, 01:02 pm | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

If you’re new to trading or just beginning your research, you may have never heard of an ETF stock. You may have seen it thrown around on the internet and by fellow traders, but what does it mean? In this[…..]

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What is an IPO?

Tue May 31, 2022, 10:40 am | by Charles Munyi | No comments

If you’re reading this article, chances are it’s on an electronic device accessing it through the wonders of the Internet. That technology is one of the most exciting developments in tech — it’s difficult to think of a time when[…..]

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What are OTC Markets?

Sun May 29, 2022, 04:41 pm | by Ashley Hart | No comments

You’ve probably heard about over-the-counter medication, but have you heard of an over-the-counter (OTC) market? An OTC market is just another investment opportunity to be aware of if you’re getting started or more involved as a trader. Here’s what you[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to SPACS

Sat May 28, 2022, 11:19 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

If you’re looking to cash in on the boom in the so-called blank check companies, you should look before you jump. It’s been a frenzy in SPACs (Special Purpose Acquisition Companies) as companies drift away from the traditional IPO (initial[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Margin

Sat May 28, 2022, 02:53 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

When purchasing something like a car or a house, most people don’t have the lump sum of cash sitting around to buy it outright, so they borrow money to finance it. These borrowing rates vary depending on your credit score[…..]

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What is After Hours Trading?

Fri May 27, 2022, 11:08 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Most people stick to a strict bedtime routine — brush their teeth, lock the doors, and slide under the covers. But as most of the world starts to wind down, do you also tuck in your outstanding stock market positions[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Hedging

Fri May 27, 2022, 10:47 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

In 2019, a St. Louis Blues fan named Scott Berry placed a $400 bet on his team to win the NHL championship at a 250/1 odds. At the time, the Blues were in last place and his bet was more[…..]

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What is a Short Squeeze?

Fri May 27, 2022, 09:03 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Have you ever taken a bet that went pretty south? In the simplest of terms, that’s what a short squeeze is. Short sellers take a gamble betting that a stock will decline, but when unexpected news arises—or retail traders swoop[…..]