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Weekly Recap 2016/08/29

Monday, August 22: Stocks Close Mixed In Another Quiet Trade Monday’s trading action picked up exactly how last week’s ended – low volatility and the major indices ending the day with minor gains or losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.12 percent, the S&P 500 index lost 0.05 percent but the Nasdaq index inched […]

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Triple Tops and Bottoms

If there is one thing chart patterns are known for, it’s their uncanny ability to help technical analysts in their quest to maximize profits while minimizing risk. If there’s one thing they’re not known for; it’s their ability to come up with creative descriptors for their patterns. The triple tops and bottoms pattern is a […]

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Equity Feed Review

EquityFeed is a subscription based trading platform tailored for day traders because of its real time quotes, live screening, live news feeds, and level II updates. Day traders that use TD Ameritrade or Interactive Broker are in for a treat as the program links directly with both brokers and trades can be placed on the […]

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Exchange Traded Funds

Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are the backbone of many an investor. It’s a great tool to help build a new, well-diversified portfolio. It can also be a great way to add depth to an existing portfolio. However an ETF is used, it’s important to know the ins and outs of the strategy so it can […]

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Order Types

If you’re new to the world of investing, it may be easy to oversimplify the act of trading, watering it down to a simple game of pushing a button to buy and pushing a button to sell. While it is indeed possible to trade in that manner, it’s far from the only way. In fact, […]

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Share Volume

You don’t have to be involved in the stock market to know the word “volume” carries weight on Wall Street. For the investor that deploys technical analysis to buy and sell, the parameters and implications of this word can be a prime mover into the stock-related decisions they find themselves making every day. Of course, […]

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Short Selling

William Shakespeare famously said, “neither a borrower or a lender be.” While he was a legendary playwright, he was obviously not a player in the stock market. If he was, he might have learned of the value of short selling. There is borrowing involved in this trading strategy, but there is a profit-gaining method to […]

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