Charts & Patterns

  1. The S&P 500 Is Flashing a Major Warning Signal

    Over the last few weeks, volatility has reemerged in the broader markets.
  2. How To Decide If A Company's Stock Is Worth Buying

    NYU Stern Professor of Finance Aswath Damodaran shares his strategy for evaluating a company's stock.
  3. Up/Down Gap Side-by-Side White Lines

    The side by side white lines pattern is a three-candle continuation pattern that occurs in candlestick charts.
  4. Upside/Downside Gap Three Methods

    The gap three methods are three-candle reversal patterns that appear on candlestick charts.
  5. Three Outside Up/Down

    The three outside up and three outside down are three-candle reversal patterns that appear on candlestick charts.
  6. Three Inside Up/Down

    The three inside up and three inside down are three-candle reversal patterns that appear in candlestick charts.
  1. Bear Trap

    A false signal that the rising trend of a stock or index has reversed when it has not. A bear trap prompts traders to place ...
  2. Chartered Market Technician - CMT

    A professional designation given by the Market Technicians Association (MTA) to financial professionals who prove their proficiency ...
  3. Certified Market Technicians Association - CMT (Formerly Market Technicians Association - MTA)

    A nonprofit organization that promotes the study of technical analysis and ethical trading practices for current and potential ...
  4. Short Interest: What It Tells Us

    Whether you agree with the overall sentiment or not, short interest is a data point worth adding to you overall analysis ...
  5. Mastering Short-Term Trading

    The ultimate goal for any strategy is keeping your losses at a minimum and your profits at a maximum.
  6. Forces That Move Stock Prices

    You can't predict exactly how stocks will behave, but knowing what affects prices will put you ahead of the pack.
  1. Long (or Long Position)

    A long (or long position) is the buying of a security such as a stock, commodity or currency with the expectation that the ...
  2. Liquidate

    Liquidate means to convert assets into cash or cash equivalents by selling them on the open market. Liquidate is also a term ...
  3. Morningstar Sustainability Rating

    The Morningstar Sustainability Rating is a reliable and objective way for investors to see how approximately 20,000 mutual ...
  4. UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

    UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) are a set of six principles that provides a global standard for responsible ...
  5. These are the 10 Biggest U.S. Startups by Valuation

    Earlier this month, Recode published a list of the 10 biggest startups by valuation. Here's a look.
  6. Warren Buffett's Investing Style Reviewed

    Warren Buffet uses a value-investing style in assessing a company.
Hot Definitions
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    Net Margin is the ratio of net profits to revenues for a company or business segment - typically expressed as a percentage ...
  2. Gross Margin

    A company's total sales revenue minus its cost of goods sold, divided by the total sales revenue, expressed as a percentage. ...
  3. Current Ratio

    The current ratio is a liquidity ratio measuring a company's ability to pay short-term and long-term obligations, also known ...
  4. SEC Form 13F

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), also known as the Information Required of Institutional Investment ...
  5. Quantitative Easing

    An unconventional monetary policy in which a central bank purchases private sector financial assets in order to lower interest ...
  6. Risk Averse

    A description of an investor who, when faced with two investments with a similar expected return (but different risks), will ...
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