Charts & Patterns

  1. Retracement or Reversal: Know the Difference

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

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

    Find out how this smart tool can help you achieve superior analysis.
  4. Candlestick Charting: What Is It?

    Discover the components and basic patterns of this ancient technical analysis technique.
  5. How To Use A Moving Average To Buy Stocks

    The Moving Average indicator is one of the most useful tools for trading and analyzing financial markets.
  6. Adjusting Strategies to Moving Average Slopes

    Managing interrelationships between price, moving averages and slope can shift the reward: risk equation in your favor.
  1. Broker or Trader: Which Career is Right For You?

    A day in the life of a broker or trader is an exciting and varied one. Find out how to decide between these two financial ...
  2. Implied Volatility: Buy Low and Sell High

    This value is an essential ingredient in the option pricing recipe.
  3. Trailing-Stop/Stop-Loss Combo Leads to Winning Trades

    Combine trailing stops with stop-loss orders to reduce risk and protect portfolio value.
  4. Scalping: Small Quick Profits Can Add Up

    We look at different styles of scalping, and how they can all be very profitable.
  5. Find Your Niche in the Financial Industry

    In this article, we'll give you the tools you need to discover the financial career that fits you the best.
  6. When to Short a Stock

    Learn how to make money off failing shares.
  1. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  2. Picking Your First Broker

    If you're a rookie investor, your first big investment decision should be an informed one. Read about how to choose your ...
  3. What is Impact Investing?

    What is impact investing?
  4. Think Like Warren Buffett

    They don't call him "The Oracle" for nothing. Learn how Buffett comes up with his winning picks.
  5. Getting Started In Stocks

    We'll provide a step-by-step introduction on how to invest - and succeed - in this market.
  6. 5 Statements Commonly Made By Amateur Investors

    Here are five inaccurate investing statements and some tips on how to think more like a professional.
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