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Guide to Support and Resistance Lines

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 01:24 pm | by Delaney | No comments

One of the most common technical analysis tools is using support and resistance lines. The concept of this is pretty easy to understand, but in practice, is a little bit more complicated than that. In this blog post, we’ll break[…..]

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How to Find Options in Benzinga Pro

Thu Aug 13, 2020, 01:23 pm | by Delaney | No comments

You don’t need to be an options trader to find options data useful. Many traders don’t use options but do utilize the information in order to inform their trading decisions. Paying attention to unusual option alerts can give you an[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Reverse Stock Splits

Thu Aug 6, 2020, 05:34 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Reverse stock splits are a corporate action that affects stock prices and shares, but keep the market capitalization the same. There are many reasons for this action, and the opposite of another corporate action, stock splits. This blog will breakdown:[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Earnings Season

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 02:36 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Every quarter, publicly traded companies are required to disclose their earnings with the public and do a live conference call with investors. The bulk of publicly traded companies do this during earnings season— the time period where many companies disclose[…..]

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How to Use the Benzinga Pro Calendar Tool

Thu Jul 23, 2020, 04:00 pm | by Delaney | No comments

The Benzinga Pro Calendar tool is a hidden gem inside the platform. It’s more than just a Calendar, but a way to get a day-by-day overview of a ton of economic data and happenings, from options, to analyst ratings, to[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Moving Averages

Thu Jul 16, 2020, 01:42 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Moving averages (MA) are a very common technical indicator. This tool comes in many forms, such as simple, exponential, and weighted. Additionally, you can use MAs with other indicators to create trade signals. This post will break down what moving[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Penny Stocks

Thu Jul 9, 2020, 04:33 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Penny stocks are a hot topic among day traders. They are stocks with small share prices, making it easy to buy large amounts of them and gain a large profit. However, you also have a greater risk of losing the[…..]

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Cash vs. Margin Accounts: What’s the Difference?

Thu Jul 2, 2020, 05:32 pm | by Delaney | No comments

When you decide to start trading, one of the first steps is to open your broker account. Once you choose your broker, you are given two choices: cash vs margin accounts.  The account type you open can affect the way[…..]

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How to Day Trade on Webull

Thu Jun 25, 2020, 06:08 pm | by Delaney | No comments

When you day trade, there are lots of brokerages out on the market to choose from. Like many brokerages nowadays, Webull is a commission-free option that is often compared to Robinhood. It’s a mobile-based brokerage that allows you to trade[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Opening Gaps

Thu Jun 18, 2020, 03:24 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Trading opening gaps is a really popular strategy for new day traders. Gaps are easy to spot—but figuring out what type of gap is occurring can help you figure out if this is a stock that could create a great[…..]