Active Trading FAQs

  1. How do I use Time Segmented Volume (TSV) for creating a forex trading strategy?

  2. How can I merge technical analysis and fundamental analysis with quantitative analysis to generate returns in my stock portfolio?

  3. What are some common financial instruments involved in speculation?

  4. What is a common strategy traders implement when using the Stochastic Oscillator?

  5. How are open market operations and monetary policy related?

  6. How does monetary policy influence the Fisher effect?

  7. If my brother-in-law, who works at a pharmaceutical company, tells me about his research and I buy the company's stock, is that insider trading?

  8. How do I create a trading strategy when a stock doesn’t reach a lower swing?

  9. Why is trading volume usually higher when the price of a security is changing?

  10. How do debit spreads impact the trading of options?

  11. How do I create a trading strategy when a stock doesn’t reach a higher high swing?

  12. What is the difference between a currency and interest rate swap?

  13. In what way is credit risk analysis beneficial when trading in the stock market?

  14. When was the first swap agreement and why were swaps created?

  15. How do I change my strike price once the trade has been placed already?

  16. What is the best ETN for trading mid-cap stocks?

  17. How can I evaluate if a stock is a short squeeze?

  18. How does days to cover a short position relate to a short squeeze?

  19. What is the difference between a simple moving and an exponential moving average?

  20. How can I use simple moving averages to swing trade?

  21. How can I use simple moving averages to signal when to buy or sell stocks?

  22. Are stop orders only used for stocks?

  23. What are the benefits of using open interest as an indicator?

  24. What are "fabless" chip makers and why are they important in the semiconductor market?

  25. What is the difference between open interest and volume?

  26. How is the spot price related to a derivative's notional value?

  27. How does fundamental analysis differ from technical analysis?

  28. How can an investor profit from a fall in the chemicals sector?

  29. How is the Dow Jones Industrial Average used in the Dow theory?

  30. When is an options straddle deep in the money?

  31. What types of options positions create unlimited liability?

  32. How can I use a stop order to limit my losses on a long stock position?

  33. What is the difference between a stop and a market order?

  34. How accurate is the forward rate in predicting interest rates?

  35. What is the difference between a short squeeze and a long squeeze?

  36. Can you accidentally engage in insider trading?

  37. How does the term 'in the money' describe the moneyness of an option?

  38. How is a simple moving average calculated?

  39. What is the difference between in the money and out of the money?

  40. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using systematic sampling?

  41. What does negative vega mean for credit spreads?

  42. How do currency swaps work?

  43. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the banking sector?

  44. How can an investor make money from a decline in the electronics sector?

  45. How can I use a buy limit order to buy a stock?

  46. What's the difference between insider trading and insider information?

  47. What's the difference between a credit spread and a debt spread?

  48. How do I close a long position in forex?

  49. How effective is a descending top pattern for a trading strategy?

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

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

  52. How can you avoid the sunk cost trap?

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

  54. How does the balance of trade impact currency exchange rates?

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

  56. Where did the term 'pip' in currency exchange come from?

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

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

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

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

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

  62. Why is trading volume important to investors?

  63. When does positive correlation prove causation?

  64. How did Bernard Baruch attain his wealth?

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

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

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

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

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

  70. Why is the initial value of a forward contract set to zero?

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

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

  73. What countries represent the largest portion of the global Internet sector?

  74. What are the differences between a Triple Exponential Moving Average (TEMA) and a Triple Exponential Average (TRIX)?

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

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

  77. What are the best technical indicators to complement the Triple Exponential Moving Average (TEMA)?

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

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

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

  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. Why does time value of money (TVM) assume that a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow?

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

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

  88. What trading strategies help investors withstand a drawdown?

  89. Why does an investor need to look at the burn rate of companies in the Internet sector?

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

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

  92. What is the difference between pips, points, and ticks?

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

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

  95. What is the difference between extensive margin and intensive margin in economics?

  96. How are forward contracts regulated in the United States?

  97. Under what circumstances should I pursue a straddle?

  98. What are the most common market indicators to follow the Indian stock market and economy?

  99. What is the difference between "right" and "obligation" on a call option?

  100. What are the best technical indicators to complement the Haurlan Index?

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