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How to Trade Breakout Stocks

Thu Mar 18, 2021, 12:41 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Some traders want to be the first to join the dance when a stock in the market is on the verge of making a huge move. Trading breakout stocks captivates the attention of most rookie traders for its ability to[…..]

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Best Technical Indicators for Trading

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 08:05 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Investing in stocks can greatly enhance long-term wealth if you buy high-quality companies and hold their shares over time. Millions of Americans do this when they fund retirement accounts, save for children’s college costs, or simply wish to leave something[…..]

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How to Find Trends To Trade

Fri Mar 12, 2021, 02:09 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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What is Scalp Trading?

Wed Mar 10, 2021, 04:14 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

On an old Saturday Night Live sketch, a fake ad aired for First Citywide Change Bank, a bank that only made change for its customers. “If you have a $10, we’ll give you two $5’s,” the bank manager says. “How[…..]

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Keltner Channel and MACD for Swing Trading

Mon Mar 8, 2021, 03:39 pm | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

Join Ryan Faloona and Jonathan Mallard from Benzinga Pro as they explore the world of indicators. In this video series, they go over how to use common indicators to help you become a better, more successful trader. Today, they’ll be[…..]

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Best Day Trading Strategies for Beginners

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 02:37 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

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

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Beginner’s Guide to Bid-Ask Spread

Wed Mar 3, 2021, 04:02 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Virtually every transaction has 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 into some cash. In the stock market,[…..]

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

Mon Mar 1, 2021, 07:11 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Everyone loves 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 its[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Stock Order Types

Fri Feb 26, 2021, 02:36 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

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

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What is a Stock Market Correction?

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 01:56 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

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