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  1. Rules for Picking Stocks When Intraday Trading

    Any good intraday trader knows there are rules for picking the best stocks that day, and the importance of when to get in, ...
  2. Exploring the Exponentially Weighted Moving Average

    Learn how to calculate a metric that improves on simple variance.
  3. 7 Technical Indicators to Build a Trading Toolkit

    Check out these common technical indicators and learn how you can add them to your trading toolkit
  4. Retracement or Reversal: Know the Difference

    Learn to distinguish between a temporary price change and a long-term trend.
  5. Advanced Candlestick Patterns

    Go beyond the basics! Learn to identify and trade island reversals, kicker patterns and more.
  6. Using Bollinger Band® "Bands" to Gauge Trends

    Find out how this smart tool can help you achieve superior analysis.
  1. Louise Yamada on Evolution of Technical Analysis

    Louise Yamada talks to allstarcharts.com's JC Parets about the evolution of technical analysis since 1980.
  2. Best Time(s) of Day, Week & Month to Trade Stocks

    Is 9:00am or Noon better to buy stock? Best day? What about best month? Here's how time affects trading decisions based on ...
  3. Understanding Investor Behavior

    Discover how some human tendencies can play out in the market, posing the question: are we really rational?
  4. Candle Sheds More Light Than the MACD

    Read the case against this well-established indicator.
  5. Market Makers Vs. Electronic Communications Networks

    Learn the pros and cons of trading forex through these two types of brokers.
  6. 10 Options Strategies To Know

    If you want to trade options but are short on strategies, we can help.
  1. The Essentials Of Impact Investing

    Learn the essentials of impact investing.
  2. Finding the Managers that Make an Impact

    How Envestnet finds portfolio managers for impact investing.
  3. Volcker Rule

    The Volcker rule separates investment banking, private equity and proprietary trading (hedge fund) sections of financial ...
  4. Understanding Small vs. Big-Cap Stocks

    The term “cap” refers to market capitalization, and it’s calculated by multiplying the price of a stock by the number of ...
  5. What is a stock split? Why do stocks split?

    A stock split is a decision by the company's board of directors to increase the number of shares that are outstanding by ...
  6. What is the 'Rule of 72'?

    The 'Rule of 72' is a simplified way to determine how long an investment will take to double, given a fixed annual rate of ...
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