Active Trading FAQs

  1. How do I unlever beta?

  2. Can real estate agents give referral fees?

  3. What are the differences between gross profit and EBITDA?

  4. What's the difference between a market order and a limit order?

  5. What's the difference between a cash account and a margin account?

  6. What trends and data influence after-hours traders the most?

  7. What are some common traits of undervalued stocks?

  8. What are the best indicators for evaluating technology stocks?

  9. What technical indicators can I use to find undervalued stock?

  10. What's the difference between binary options and day trading?

  11. What's the difference between Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) and Money Flow Index (MFI)?

  12. What's the difference between on-balance volume (OBV) and accumulation/distribution?

  13. What's the difference between moving average and weighted moving average?

  14. What's the difference between Bollinger Bands® and Keltner Channels?

  15. If a LEAP option is purchased and held for more than 12 months, is the tax treatment ...

  16. What happens if I cannot pay a margin call?

  17. How do I start using technical analysis?

  18. Where can I purchase options?

  19. How can I invest in a foreign exchange market?

  20. What is a derivative?

  21. How does margin trading in the forex market work?

  22. What does it mean when there is "price action"?

  23. Is it possible to trade forex options?

  24. What are the rules for placing stop and limit orders in forex?

  25. I want to start buying stocks. Where do I start?

  26. I don't understand how a stock has a trading price of 5.97, but when I buy it I have ...

  27. Why can't I enter two sell orders on the same stock?

  28. What should I look for when choosing a forex trading platform?

  29. Is there a buy-and-hold strategy in forex, or is the only way to make money by trading?

  30. What is the difference between LIBOR, LIBID and LIMEAN?

  31. How much money do I need to start trading?

  32. What is the difference between the bond market and the stock market?

  33. Does a shareholder lose all of their equity once a Chapter 11 bankruptcy is filed ...

  34. What is the difference between an options contract and a futures contract?

  35. After exercising a put option, can I still hold my option contract in order to sell ...

  36. What are the requirements to be able to contribute to an HSA?

  37. What is a "wash sale"?

  38. If I buy a stock at $45 and I put a stop limit in to sell at $40, will I be guaranteed ...

  39. Is life insurance good for mortgage protection?

  40. Why is Game Theory useful in business?

  41. What are the distribution options for an inherited annuity?

  42. What are the differences between AMEX and Nasdaq?

  43. Do stimulus checks work?

  44. What is the McGinley Dynamic?

  45. What's the difference between consumer confidence and consumer sentiment?

  46. My variable annuity account took a beating. Should I seek other alternatives?

  47. Why would you want a monthly benefit versus a daily benefit?

  48. Do stocks that trade with a large daily volume generally have less volatility?

  49. When holding an option through expiration date, are you automatically paid any profits, ...

  50. How do I use the Nova/Ursa ratio?

  51. Which of the following BEST describes tax treatment of a long option that expires ...

  52. What is the difference between systemic risk and systematic risk?

  53. How do I employ a cash-and-carry trade?

  54. What are all of the securities markets in the U.S.A?

  55. What does "gather in the stops" mean?

  56. Which insurance policies do I really need?

  57. What happens to a stop order after a stock splits?

  58. What is an unregistered mutual fund?

  59. What is high-frequency trading?

  60. Is it possible to short sell real estate?

  61. A Straddle

  62. What is an alligator spread?

  63. All of these apply to an option exercise notice EXCEPT:

  64. What is "hammering"?

  65. Given the below information, all of the following statements are FALSE regarding ...

  66. What is the Coppock curve?

  67. What is the difference between return on equity and return on capital?

  68. What does it mean when advertisers say that "financing is available"? Should I trust ...

  69. A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, ...

  70. How do I use a premium put convertible?

  71. How did currency trader John Rusnak hide $691 million in losses before being caught ...

  72. What is a vest fleece?

  73. What do the phrases "sell to open", "buy to close", "buy to open", and "sell to close" ...

  74. What's the difference between a regular option and an exotic option?

  75. I make over $100,000/yr and my adjusted gross income precludes standard IRA contributions. ...

  76. What is the difference between a logarithmic price scale and a linear one?

  77. How is a put option exercised?

  78. What does the diluted share price reveal about a company's financial strength?

  79. What is relative strength?

  80. Do I need to take the Series 6 examination after I have already successfully completed ...

  81. Who or what are the turtles?

  82. What does "guns and butter" refer to?

  83. How does pyramiding work?

  84. Margin accounts are established to allow investors the ability to use leverage with ...

  85. I'm a teacher. Which is better for me, a 401(k) or 403(b)? What is the difference? ...

  86. If everyone is selling in a bear market, does your broker have to buy your shares ...

  87. What's the difference between a stop and a limit order?

  88. Can a stop-loss order be used to protect a short sale transaction?

  89. If an IRA owner dies after starting required minimum distributions (RMD) but the ...

  90. What methods can be used to measure and profit from investor sentiment?

  91. I keep hearing about the 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving averages. What do they ...

  92. Why are options very active when they are at the money?

  93. What do the numbers that follow the bid and ask numbers in stock quotes represent? ...

  94. I am not a resident of the United States, but would like to be qualified as a registered ...

  95. Why does a crisis in emerging markets cause U.S. Treasury yields to decrease?

  96. What is hedging as it relates to forex trading?

  97. How can I tell if I'm an emotional investor?

  98. What is a Bermuda swaption?

  99. What kinds of investments are allowed in a qualified retirement plan, and what kinds ...

  100. Are we in a bull market or a bear market?

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