Active Trading FAQs

  1. What does high open interest tell you about an option?

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

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

  4. How can I calculate the leverage ratio using tier 1 capital?

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

  6. What does a high degree of operating leverage indicate?

  7. What countries contribute the largest weight to the global electronics sector?

  8. What types of data are necessary to make a technical analysis?

  9. How much of a diversified portfolio should be invested in the chemicals sector?

  10. What are the top investing strategies for investing in the utility sector?

  11. How do I build a profitable strategy when spotting a Tweezer pattern?

  12. What are some prominent examples of hostile takeovers?

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

  14. What is the difference between degree of operating leverage and degree of financial ...

  15. How is a simple moving average calculated?

  16. Why does the efficient market hypothesis state that technical analysis is bunk?

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

  18. What techniques can be used to hedge exposure to the chemicals sector?

  19. What's the difference between the coverage ratio and the levered free cash flow to ...

  20. If a long call is owned on the record date of a stock, is the owner of the option ...

  21. How do I learn technical skills for trading commodities?

  22. What techniques can be used for hedging exposure to the electronics sector?

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

  24. How effective is creating trade entries after spotting a Tri-Star pattern?

  25. What are the different sources of business risk?

  26. How can an investor profit from the cyclical nature of the electronics sector?

  27. What does negative vega mean for credit spreads?

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

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

  30. How does DuPont Analysis measure financial leverage?

  31. How does additional equity financing affect existing shareholders?

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

  33. What is the equity multiplier's affect on Return on Equity (ROE)?

  34. How do I calculate the degree of operating leverage?

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

  36. What is the difference between a buy limit and a stop order?

  37. How can I calculate the notional value of a futures contract?

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

  39. How does the performance of the stock market affect individual businesses?

  40. What does positive theta mean for credit spreads?

  41. When is a call option considered to be "in the money"?

  42. Why choosing the right investment advisor is crucial for your portfolio's health

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  53. How can you avoid the sunk cost trap?

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

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

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

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

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

  59. Why is reconciliation important in accounting?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  69. How are leveraged buyouts financed?

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

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

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

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

  74. What does a negative correlation coefficient mean?

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

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

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

  78. Why is trading volume important to investors?

  79. When does positive correlation prove causation?

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

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

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

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

  84. How does working capital management affect corporate earnings?

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

  86. How did Bernard Baruch attain his wealth?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  99. What is the history of binary options?

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

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