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Why Do Stock Prices Change?

Sun May 22, 2022, 01:53 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

One of the most accessible trading platforms in North America is the stock market. An estimated 58% 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 is Buying the Dip?

Sun May 22, 2022, 01:24 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Buying and selling: the two most popular terms when it comes to investing/trading. The general assumption is that you should buy cheap and sell high. However, that is not always the case.  The reality is that there are several strategies[…..]

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What is Arbitrage?

Sun May 22, 2022, 01:09 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

When I was in grade school, I knew 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 strawberry. Of course, the trick was to[…..]

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Swing Trading Strategies for Beginners

Fri May 20, 2022, 04:01 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Day trading is often thought of as a way to quit the rat race and escape the cubicle, but the reality is far from that. On very good days, you might be able to reach your profit goals early, shut[…..]

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Webull vs. Robinhood: What’s the Difference?

Fri May 20, 2022, 03:46 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

In today’s day and age, more millennial traders are turning to online brokerage apps to invest in stocks. In addition, trading through online platforms is cheaper since most all of them don’t have commission fees. Webull and Robinhood are two[…..]

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Guide to Stock Charts

Fri May 20, 2022, 03:24 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Stock charts used to be found only in financial media and on your broker’s research page, but now it’s difficult to open social media and not see some kind of stock chart. Whether it’s equities, bonds, commodities, or now even[…..]

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Short vs. Long-Term Trading

Fri May 20, 2022, 02:46 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Very few factors are more important than timeframe when it comes to investing your money. The length of time you plan to hold stocks not only dictates your future tax obligations, but it also determines which types of trading styles[…..]

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How to Day Trade on TD Ameritrade

Fri May 20, 2022, 02:35 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Brief Overview of Day Trading  Day trading is an investment technique where traders open and close their positions within a single session and hold zero securities overnight. In contrast to buy-and-hold investors who look for home run stocks, and plan[…..]

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What Are Options Spreads?

Fri May 20, 2022, 02:23 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

The term ‘spread’ can have several different interpretations depending on where it is used in the financial space. A spread is often used to refer to the difference in bid and ask prices on an individual security. If the ask[…..]

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Options Trading With a Small Account

Thu May 19, 2022, 06:49 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Options trading has not only become easier but has exploded thanks to mobile brokers like Robinhood and Webull. Options are derivatives often used for hedging equity positions or executing complex trades, but retail traders are now using them as lottery[…..]