Active Trading FAQs

  1. Why choosing the right investment adviser is crucial for your portfolio's health

  2. Which is better: A high or low equity multiplier?

  3. How important are descending tops for a trading strategy?

  4. What percentage of a diversified portfolio should be exposed to the aerospace sector?

  5. How can an investor profit from a decline in the aerospace sector?

  6. What are the most popular forms of technical analysis?

  7. How is buying on margin regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)?

  8. When is a put option considered to be "in the money"?

  9. What is the difference between technical analysis and fundamental analysis?

  10. What does it mean to be absolutely risk averse?

  11. How are Tweezer patterns interpreted by analysts and traders?

  12. How important are seasonal trends in the automotive sector?

  13. How can you avoid the sunk cost trap?

  14. If a company has a high debt to capital ratio, what else should I look at before ...

  15. How can a firm bring down its operating leverage?

  16. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the aerospace sector?

  17. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the Internet sector?

  18. How many attempts at the Series 7 exam are permitted?

  19. Why is reconciliation important in accounting?

  20. Where can I buy covered call ETFs (exchange-traded funds)?

  21. What is the difference between a drawdown in banking and a drawdown in trading?

  22. How should fixed-income investors prepare for a bear market?

  23. What is the long-term outlook of the banking sector?

  24. What are the biggest risks involved with financial spread betting?

  25. What is the difference between a drawdown magnitude and drawdown duration?

  26. What techniques are most useful for hedging exposure to the drugs sector?

  27. How can the exponential moving average be used in swing trading?

  28. Why is the Triple Exponential Moving Average (TEMA) important for traders and analysts?

  29. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the automotive sector?

  30. How are leveraged buyouts financed?

  31. Why is the Vortex Indicator (VI) important for traders and analysts?

  32. Why is purchasing stocks on margin considered more risky than traditional investing?

  33. What can I tell about a company by looking at its solvency ratios?

  34. What does a negative correlation coefficient mean?

  35. Are exponential moving averages more effective than simple or weighted moving averages?

  36. How do I set a strike price in a put?

  37. Why is trading volume important to investors?

  38. How can I profit from a decline in the drugs sector?

  39. When does positive correlation prove causation?

  40. What is considered a good net debt-to-equity ratio?

  41. Besides operating leverage, what are other important forms of leverage for businesses?

  42. What is the difference between the capital adequacy ratio and the leverage ratio?

  43. What are my options when I get a margin call?

  44. How does working capital management affect corporate earnings?

  45. What seasonal trends exist in the metals and mining sector?

  46. How did Bernard Baruch attain his wealth?

  47. Is there a better metric for hedging options than delta?

  48. What is index option trading and how does it work?

  49. What are the most popular volume oscillators in technical analysis?

  50. When during the economic cycle should I invest in the banking sector?

  51. How can I profit from a fall in the automotive sector?

  52. What are the limitations of using delta to hedge options?

  53. What technical skills must one possess to trade options?

  54. What is considered to be a healthy accounts payable turnover ratio?

  55. How do I find positive correlation in the stock market?

  56. What are some strategies companies commonly use to reduce their debt to capital ratio?

  57. How can I calculate the hurdle rate in Excel?

  58. What is the history of binary options?

  59. What ratios are most commonly used to judge working capital management?

  60. Why is the Toraku Index important for analysts of the Tokyo Stock Exchange?

  61. How do I create an optimal thrusting line on candlestick patterns?

  62. How can I use the debt-to-capital ratio to evaluate a stock?

  63. How are Tri-Star patterns interpreted by analysts and traders?

  64. What is the Weighted Alpha formula and how is it calculated?

  65. How can you use delta to determine how to hedge options?

  66. What are the differences between a Triple Exponential Moving Average (TEMA) and a ...

  67. Do you have to sell your stocks when you get a margin call?

  68. How do I set a strike price for an option?

  69. What does it mean when I get a maintenance margin call?

  70. What is the difference between a sunk cost and an opportunity cost?

  71. How do I implement a forex strategy when spotting a Upside Gap Two Crows Pattern?

  72. What are the best technical indicators to complement the Triple Exponential Moving ...

  73. What is a common strategy traders implement when using the Vortex Indicator (VI)?

  74. How does the law of supply and demand affect prices?

  75. Why is the disparity index indicator important to contrarian investors?

  76. What is the difference between initial margin and maintenance margin?

  77. How exactly does buying on margin work and why is it controversial?

  78. Which financial ratio best reflects capital structure?

  79. What is a common strategy traders implement when using the Trade Volume Index (TVI)?

  80. What are the macroeconomic effects of allowing stock buying on margin?

  81. How risky is a straddle?

  82. Do options make more sense during bull or bear markets?

  83. Where can I find out about upcoming stock splits?

  84. Does the buyer or the seller control a call option?

  85. Which market indicators reflect volatility in the stock market?

  86. How do I invest or trade market indicators?

  87. What are the most common market indicators forex traders follow?

  88. What is a common strategy traders implement when using the Wide-Ranging Days pattern?

  89. Why would I need total debt to total assets represented as a ratio, as opposed to ...

  90. How does a company's capitalization structure affect its profitability?

  91. How should investors interpret unlevered beta?

  92. What are some ways to reduce downside risk when holding a long position?

  93. Where did the terms in-the-money and out-of-the-money come from?

  94. Why does the Federal Reserve Board regulate which stocks can be bought on margin?

  95. Why would growth investors be attracted to the automotive sector?

  96. What are the differences between weak, strong and semi-strong versions of the Efficient ...

  97. What is the difference between a long position and a call option?

  98. Why does delta only range from 1 to -1?

  99. What kinds of financial instruments can I use a straddle for?

  100. What is the difference between a covered call and a regular call?

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