Position Trading

  1. 10 Tips for the Successful Long-Term Investor

    These guiding principles will help you avoid common folly during the decision-making ...
  2. Adjusting Holding Periods To Market Cycles (AAPL, ...

    Holding periods should be established after analysis of market cycles, to determine ...
  3. How to Trade In a Flat Market

    Reduce position size by 50% to 75% in a flat market.
  4. How To Set Fibonacci Retracement Levels (AAPL, ...

    Build Fibonacci retracement and extension grids to identify hidden support and resistance ...
  5. Learn How To Trade The Market In 5 Steps

    Learn how to trade the markets with skill and authority, starting with these five ...
  6. Two Great Currencies To Profit From Oil Volatility

    U.S. dollar crosses with Canadian and Australian dollars offer easy access to crude ...
  1. Celgene Set to Squeeze Short Sellers (CELG, IBB)

    Celgene has broken out of a year-long descending triangle top and could enter a major ...
  2. Chip Stocks Flying High (XLNX, FLEX)

    Semiconductors have broken out to the bull market and all-time highs, raising the ...
  3. Caterpillar at Cusp of New Uptrend (CAT)

    Caterpillar has arrived at the logical interface between bull and bear power, setting ...
  4. Speculators Betting Macao Stocks Have Hit Bottom

    Major Macao casino operators have risen sharply this week, in reaction to renewed ...
  5. Retail Sector Waking Up After Long Slumber

    The retail sector is showing signs of life, as market players place their first bets ...
  6. McDonald's Price Levels to Watch After Earnings

    The fallout from an unexpected revenue decline is weighing on McDonald's after earnings, ...
  1. How can I apply sensitivity analysis to my investment decisions?

    Discover how to create a trading strategy when a stock doesn't create a lower swing. The lower swing gives a stop loss for ...
  2. Is it better practice to use a stop order or a limit order?

    Discover whether it is considered best practice to use stop losses or limit orders. Both options have their advantages and ...
  3. What does it mean when I get a maintenance margin call?

    Understand how maintenance margin calls work, and learn about how margin requirements are different for trading stock versus ...
  4. Why is short selling illegal in some countries but legal in the U.S.?

    Discover why many countries around the world banned the practice of short selling financial stocks and why the United States ...
  1. 5 "New" Rules For Safe Investing

    The recession changed the rules of the game. Learn the five new rules for keeping ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Quantitative Trading

    Trading strategies based on quantitative analysis which rely on mathematical computations and number crunching to identify ...
  2. Bond Ladder

    A portfolio of fixed-income securities in which each security has a significantly different maturity date. The purpose of ...
  3. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  4. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  5. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  6. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
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