Ayton MacEachern

Ayton MacEachern

Ayton MacEachern is an Equity Trader, previously working as the Senior Financial Editor at Investopedia.com. After receiving his bachelor's degree in financial services from Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta, MacEachern began his career at an international securities trading firm. MacEachern has worked in a variety of roles in the financial industry, including workers' compensation insurance underwriting, financial planning, and equity, currency and options trading.

MacEachern is also Co-Founder of theskipper.ca, a source for online outdoor education.

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  1. Company Insights

    What is the difference between a shareholder and a stakeholder?

    Shareholders are stakeholders in a corporation, but stakeholders are not always shareholders. A shareholder owns part of ...
  2. Trading Strategy

    How much money do I need to start trading?

    The step towards becoming an active trader is a big one, because the world of active trading is quite different from that ...
  3. Taxes

    Creating a Tax-Deductible Canadian Mortgage

    Find out how to get a tax benefit from your mortgage like your neighbours to the south.
  4. Tax Deductions / Credits

    Canadian Grants And Tax Credits Fund Education

    RESPs and other grants help parents save for post-secondary education for their children.
  5. Retirement

    What is the difference between risk tolerance and risk capacity?

    Risk tolerance and risk capacity are two concepts that need to be understood clearly before making investment decisions for ...
  6. Forex & Currencies

    Is it possible to trade forex options?

    Yes. Options are available for trading in almost every type of investment that trades in a market. Most investors are familiar ...
  7. Forex & Currencies

    How do I use an arbitrage strategy in forex trading?

    Forex arbitrage is a risk-free trading strategy that allows retail forex traders to make a profit with no open currency exposure. ...
  8. International / Global

    How are international exchange rates set?

    International currency exchange rates display how much one unit of a currency can be exchanged for another currency. Currency ...
  9. Forex & Currencies

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

    A trading platform is a piece of software that acts as a conduit for information between a trader and a broker. A trading ...
  10. Mutual Funds

    Lazy Portfolio Strategies For Your RRSP

    Check out this cheap and easy way to secure good returns for the long term.
  11. Financial Analysis

    What does it mean when "N/A" appears for a company's P/E ratio?

    A "N/A" reported in a stock's price-to-earnings ratio (P/E), can mean one of two things. The first, and simplest, would be ...
  12. Forex & Currencies

    How do I calculate forex pivot points?

    Pivot points are used by traders to predict support and resistance levels in the current or upcoming session. These support ...
  13. Forex & Currencies

    What is hedging as it relates to forex trading?

    When a currency trader enters into a trade with the intent of protecting an existing or anticipated position from an unwanted ...
  14. Forex & Currencies

    What are the advantages of using a mini forex account for trading?

    A mini forex trading account involves using a trading lot that is one-tenth the size of the standard lot of 100,000 units. ...
  15. Forex & Currencies

    What is the best method of analysis for forex trading?

    Types Of Analysis Used In ForexForex analysis is used by the retail forex day trader to determine whether to buy or sell ...
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