Day Trading

  1. Some Cautionary Advice for the Novice Day Trader

    The lure of day trading is the stuff of investor dreams: Making lots of money in ...
  2. Top 5 Books to Learn Technical Analysis

    Here are five of the best books written on technical analysis to help traders and ...
  3. How Commodities Spread Betting Works

    Commodity spread betting is a way to speculate on price movements of various commodities. ...
  4. Break Down Modern Market Trends To Grasp Movement

    Convergence points to dynamic conditions that can elicit strong trends while divergence ...
  5. How Financial Spread-Betting Companies Make Money

    How to evaluate spread-betting companies and find the right broker.
  6. Best Undergraduate Degrees For Day Traders

    We look at some popular undergrad majors for those wanting to begin a career in the ...
  1. Top 5 Books to Learn Technical Analysis

    Here are five of the best books written on technical analysis to help traders and ...
  2. Break Down Modern Market Trends To Grasp Movement

    Convergence points to dynamic conditions that can elicit strong trends while divergence ...
  3. Top Strategies on How to Become a Stock Broker

    Gunning to be a stock broker and want an edge? Here's some veteran advice.
  4. The 3 Biggest Spread-Betting Companies in the ...

    Learn about spread betting and the companies that have cornered the market in offering ...
  5. Strategies for Trading Volatility With Options ...

    These five strategies are used by traders to capitalize on stocks or securities that ...
  6. The Risks and Rewards of Day Trading the UWTI ...

    Learn about the VelocityShares 3x Long Crude ETN, as well as its issuing company ...
  1. Five Chart Patterns You Need to Know

    Learn about five time-tested and trusted chart patterns that have been helping investors ...
  2. Beginner Trading Fundamentals

  3. How To Start Trading

    Successful trading involves more than reading a few articles or books: you should ...
  4. Beginner's Guide To Fidelity's Active Trader ...

    Fidelity's Active Trader Pro software provides an easy-to-use trading platform with ...
  1. Short selling vs. purchasing a put option: how do the payoffs differ?

    Purchasing a put option and entering into a short sale transaction are the two most common ways for traders to profit when ...
  2. Is technical analysis a self-fulfilling prophecy?

    Technical analysis seems to be useful, but some say it is simply reinforcing what investors believe.
  3. 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 ...
  4. How does a stop-loss order work, and what price is used to trigger the order?

    A stop-loss order, or stop order, is a type of advanced trade order that can be placed with most brokerage houses. The order ...
  1. 8 Simple Investing Ratios You Need To Know

    Investing is a complex and often daunting experience, these equations are actually ...
  2. 5 Steps To Becoming A Forex Trader

    Thanks to the resources available to aspiring traders, getting into FX is now easier ...
  3. 9 Tricks Of The Successful Forex Trader

    These steps will make you a more disciplined, smarter and, ultimately, a wealthier ...
  4. Top 7 Technical Analysis Tools

    Check out these common technical indicators and learn how you can add them to your ...
  5. 7 Ways To Position Yourself For Recovery

    Preparing yourself for an economic turnaround can give you great peace of mind.
  6. What Is Your Risk Tolerance?

    Learn your risk tolerance and understand the factors to consider when creating your ...
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