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Beginner’s Guide to Gap Trading

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 11:16 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Technical trading patterns can often be difficult to spot with the untrained eye.  An experienced trader can spot pennants, wedges, and double tops whereas a novice might only see a random assortment of candlesticks. Pattern recognition can be an art[…..]

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Trading Basics: Put vs. Call Options

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 11:13 pm | by Ashley Hart | No comments

If you’re interested in trading, then you’ll probably want to get familiar with put vs. call options. Getting involved with options trading can give you more flexibility and help you get involved with more complex trading strategies. Before we start,[…..]

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5 More Trading Tips from Pro Day Traders

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 10:50 pm | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

The world of trading just got easier with Benzinga’s weekly podcasts, a Traders Journey. Uploaded to our YouTube channel, Benzinga’s own Customer Success Director, Ryan Faloona, interviews professional traders on how they got to where they’re at today and any[…..]

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How to Find Big Market Movers in Benzinga Pro

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 02:02 pm | by Delaney | No comments

The biggest market movers can present some of the best trading opportunities out there and can be a pretty lucrative way to earn a profit on trading. This blog post will dive into detail about the three steps you can[…..]

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How to Create a Pre-Market Routine Checklist

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 01:58 pm | by Delaney | No comments

A pre-market routine is essential to succeeding as a day trader. Before the market officially opens, this is your time to do research, see what’s moving, and create a trading plan for the day. In this blog, we’ll breakdown why[…..]

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How to Find the Best Trading Chatroom

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 01:51 pm | by Delaney | No comments

A common tool many traders use is chat rooms. Chat rooms are great because it is a way to connect with other independent traders, get trading ideas, have market discussion, and more. There are a ton of trading chat rooms[…..]

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What are the Day Trading Rules?

Wed Jun 1, 2022, 01:25 pm | by Ashley Hart | No comments

If you’re exploring the world of investing, you may be wondering what day trading is. Usually, this phrase means that you’re purchasing and selling a security within the same trading day. Most day traders are active traders who are comfortable[…..]

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How to Open Your First Trading Account

Wed Jun 1, 2022, 01:22 pm | by Charles Munyi | No comments

Opening a trading account is the prerequisite for any aspiring investor. Since trading transactions went electronic, it has never been easier to buy and sell securities such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds. You’d obviously be captivated by the fact[…..]

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What are ETFs & Why to Trade Them

Wed Jun 1, 2022, 01:02 pm | by Alexis Jurcak | No comments

If you’re new to trading or just beginning your research, you may have never heard of an ETF stock. You may have seen it thrown around on the internet and by fellow traders, but what does it mean? In this[…..]

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Five Common Day Trading Patterns To Know

Wed Jun 1, 2022, 12:52 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

Detecting patterns is useful in various fields. Crime scene investigators can pick up on the tiniest clues or repetition or sameness when tracking perpetrators. Doctors and healthcare providers look for consistent symptoms and diagnostics when searching for the cause of[…..]