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What Are Meme Stocks?

Wed Apr 28, 2021, 05:40 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Warning, you just clicked on an article about meme stocks. There’s going to be discussion about GameStop, Reddit, Dogecoin, and maybe even that guy from Barstool Sports. Still want to keep going? Good, just remember, you were warned. So-called “meme[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Dark Pools

Fri Apr 23, 2021, 03:42 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

The stock exchange is one of the most accessible forms of investment. Pew Research Center estimates that  52% of American households have some form of investment in the stock market. Most of this investment is usually in the form of[…..]

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How to Trade After Market Movers

Tue Apr 20, 2021, 08:27 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

The bell on Wall Street rings at 4 pm ET to signal the end of market hours, but that doesn’t mean trading is done for the day. In fact, it usually means things are about to get interesting as earnings[…..]

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10 Things to Research as a Beginner Day Trader

Thu Apr 15, 2021, 06:04 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Thanks to technology, trading is no longer a preserve for those who work in the stock market or brokerage firms. Anybody with good internet and some time to spare can make money trading securities. Day trading has emerged as one[…..]

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Day Trading Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Tue Apr 13, 2021, 03:19 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Many misperceptions surround the life of a day trader. Those looking to sell you a stock picking service will make it seem like a glamorous life filled with easy wins and clear computer screens by lunchtime. As long as you[…..]

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How to Pick the Right Day Trading Market

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 03:18 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

People occasionally tout the massive profits they reap from lucrative, same-day bets made on stocks, but this practice can also go all shades of wrong. The stock market is the most popular day trading field, but traders can also participate[…..]

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How to Create a Trading Strategy

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 01:56 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. Of course, the ‘plan’ usually involved excessive[…..]

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Day Trading Tips for Beginners

Wed Mar 31, 2021, 06:19 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

In an era of information, you’re bound to hear a lot about day trading from the media outlets. Unfortunately, the variety and complexity of these voices may make it difficult for you to separate truths from myths and misconceptions. Yet,[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Risk Management

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 11:36 am | by Charles Munyi | No comments

We face risks every day. 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 active trading[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Derivatives Trading

Tue Mar 23, 2021, 03:18 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

In the Michael Lewis book The Big Short, investors Michael Burry, Steve Eisman, and Greg Lippman all foresaw the collapse of the US housing market and decided they needed a way to bet against it. But how do you bet[…..]