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Trading Psychology: Why It’s Important

Thu Feb 11, 2021, 11:18 am | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

You may be wondering, how does psychology impact my trading success? Well, psychology actually has a lot to do with how you make trading decisions and formulate a trading plan. As a trader, you’re expected to make quick decisions. Sometimes[…..]

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What is the S&P 500 and How Do I Trade It?

Wed Feb 10, 2021, 01:05 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

When your TV is on CNBC or Bloomberg, you’ll almost always see a little box in the lower right-hand corner tracking the daily progress of the big three American indices – the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and[…..]

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How to Trade Part-Time

Mon Feb 8, 2021, 11:14 am | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

You might be a full-time student, a parent who works full-time to support a family, or just someone who has a busy schedule. Maybe you’ve been wondering how you can get some extra income and have seen that day trading[…..]

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How to Trade US Stocks From Canada

Thu Feb 4, 2021, 11:08 am | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

If you’re in Canada, you might be wondering if you can trade the US stock markets. Trading in the U.S. is very similar to doing so in Canada, and many people around the world do trade in the U.S. stock[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Pre-Market Trading

Wed Feb 3, 2021, 11:32 am | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

The ringing of the bell on Wall Street is a time-honored tradition signifying the beginning and ending of the daily trading session. Now more than 100 years, the bell ringing has become a bit of a pageant. Instead of a[…..]

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Bear and Bull Markets: What’s the Difference?

Mon Feb 1, 2021, 04:45 pm | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

You’ve most likely heard the terms “bear market” and “bull market” and how one is essentially “bad” and the other is essentially “good.” But what do these terms really mean?  Both these types of markets are inevitably going to happen,[…..]

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How To Day Trade Without $25K

Fri Jan 29, 2021, 03:12 pm | by Caitlin McCormack | No comments

You’re obviously not a defiant trader. However, infringing the pattern day trader rule is easier than you may think, particularly during instances of high market volatility. Don’t be a victim of this too. The stock market is regulated, and therefore[…..]

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What is a Short Squeeze?

Thu Jan 28, 2021, 05:39 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Have you ever taken a bet that went 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 in[…..]

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How to Day Trade Breaking News

Wed Jan 27, 2021, 02:35 pm | by Ashley Hart | No comments

If you’re interested in day trading, then you’ll probably want to get familiar with day trading breaking news. Here’s everything you need to know about the role news plays in trading and how to take advantage of it. Why Day[…..]