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Swing Trading Strategies for Beginners

Tue May 25, 2021, 05:34 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Day trading is often glamorized as a way to quit the rat race and escape the cubicle, but the reality is that day trading is a grind. On very good days, you might be able to reach your profit goals[…..]

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What is Arbitrage?

Mon May 17, 2021, 06:31 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

When I was in grade school, I used to know the favorite Starburst flavors of all my friends. I was the oddball who liked the lemon Starbursts while most of my classmates preferred cherry or orange. Of course, the trick[…..]

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What is Buying the Dip?

Fri May 14, 2021, 04:20 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

A large part of succeeding as a trader involves knowing when to buy or sell an asset. The general assumption is that you should buy cheap and sell high. However, that is not always the case.  The reality is that[…..]

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How to Use the Benzinga Pro Scanner Tool

Wed May 12, 2021, 07:13 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Adding to our list of tools, Benzinga Pro has recently released our beta version of Scanner. Scanner takes what you love about our Movers tool, and improves upon it with more filters and real-time data. Since the tool is in[…..]

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Why Do Stock Prices Change?

Fri May 7, 2021, 03:58 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

The stock market is one of the most accessible trading platforms in the U.S. An estimated 53% of adults in the U.S have money in the stock market. There are three significant ways to make money in the stock market. […..]

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What Are the Stock Sectors?

Thu May 6, 2021, 06:39 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

The stock market is enormous. Over 5,000 different stocks are traded daily in the US alone and trillions of dollars shift hands with little to no friction. Such a vast market is nearly impossible to grasp on the individual level,[…..]

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How to Pick a Trading Style

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 12:46 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

A lot has changed in the trading industry. Gone are the days when trading was a preserve for professional brokers. Today, all you need to trade is reliable internet and a computer or mobile device. According to a study by[…..]

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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[…..]