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A Simple Portfolio For Uncertain Times
It is hard to tell where to invest in unsettled markets and there have rarely been times as unsettled as these. But here is a simple and low-intensity way to invest.
Predicting Price Movement In An Unpredictable Market
Making sense of the actions of the Fed and reading between the lines of Jerome Powell’s comments is just as much of a headache today as it was when Ben Bernanke was running the place.
Earnings Reports And Their Influence On Index Stock Futures
Two weeks after the beginning of every quarter (January, March, June, September) starts a period where public companies (those traded on the major exchanges) must report their earnings results to the public at large.
Find The Right Inverse ETFs To Ride Out A Bear Market
Inverse ETFs could be useful as a bearish strategy or hedge. Due to their unique composition of short positions and derivatives, they can incur a slippage effect as the market fluctuates up and down over time.
Small Economy Vs. Big Economy Charts
Just like in the stock and futures markets, there are always things that seem to lead the way of the larger markets. In Forex, oftentimes a smaller currency pair will lead the direction of a larger pair.
Charting And The Trading Environment
The three main factors one must focus on as a trader are risk, reward, and probability.
Is A Roth IRA Right For You?
Many Americans’ Golden Years are not quite golden. The average American between 55 and 64 have accrued retirement savings that would translate into only a $310 monthly payment if your money were invested in a lifetime annuity.
Puts For Protection – Update
I’ve done a series articles in which I described the use of put options as a protection against losses on holdings of stocks or exchange-traded funds. Today, we’ll do an updatae to show that the option trading strategy worked as planned.
The Best Day Trading Strategies For Beginner Traders
The fast pace of moving investment positions within a single trading day leads to the misguided sense that day trading is riskier or more volatile than other types of trading. Let's put these theories to the test with an overview of day trading.
10 Day Trading Secrets For Beginners
Day trading (or short-term trading) is one of the most misunderstood trading techniques. Here is an overview of day trading and some helpful short-term trading strategies for beginners.
A New Year Brings New Trading Opportunities
Well it’s official, we are deep into the first month of the New Year and, of course, all the euphemisms are in order, like references to merry-go-rounds and moving much too fast. However, the fact is that this is another time frame altogether;
Dire Market Warnings
In my last article, we took a deep dive into the S&P 500 index to evaluate the signs and likelihood of a bear market. Today, we will examine the other equity market indexes to see if they are also indicating a bear market correction.
Bargain-Hunting With Options
One creative way in which put options can be used is to buy a desired stock at a discounted price. This strategy works best when a stock has recently had a sharp drop, to a point that you believe is a bargain price.
Are You Keeping Your Trading Simple?
‘Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.’ This is one of my favorite quotes and I I love what this saying conveys as it relates to both life and trading.
Breaking Bad & Building Good Habits: The Gateway To Trading Success
Habits are the mainstay of the human’s existence. The trade is one of those places that attracts habits like honey attracts flies. But the question often asked is, where do habits come from?
S&P 500 And The Future Of Equity Markets
Markets run up and also crash. You do not need to expose your money to both. If you want to, at least learn how to profit in the bearish market conditions.
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