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Swing Trading with Benzinga Pro

Fri Feb 19, 2021, 11:43 am | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

Want to get into swing trading, but don’t know where to start? In this summarized version of a webinar hosted by Benzinga Pro’s own Ryan Faloona and Jonathan Mallard, we teach you tips and tricks to make swing trading easier[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Hedging

Wed Feb 17, 2021, 02:06 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

In 2019, a St. Louis Blues fan named Scott Berry placed a $400 on his team to win the NHL championship at 250/1. At the time, the Blues were in last place and his bet was more of a fun[…..]

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What is After Hours Trading?

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:23 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Most people adhere to a strict bedtime routine — brush their teeth, lock the doors, and slide between the sheets. But as most of the world starts to wind down, do you also tuck in your outstanding stock market positions[…..]

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What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Fri Feb 12, 2021, 01:05 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Your trading day would technically be incomplete without a mention of the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the news. And while you’ve often heard reports about the DJIA being down or up by a number of points, these movements won’t[…..]

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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,[…..]