Position Trading

  1. How To Outperform The Market

    Active trading is an investing style that aims to beat the market. Find out how it ...
  2. Multiple Time Frames Can Multiply Returns

    Short-term and intermediate charts complement the underlying trend and refine entries ...
  3. Why is Short Selling Legal? A Brief History

    Short selling -- selling borrowed stock in hopes the price goes down --used to be ...
  4. 10 Tips for the Successful Long-Term Investor

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

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

    Reduce position size by 50% to 75% in a flat market.
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    AT&T and Verizon have failed to rally in reaction to iPhone 7 sales euphoria, raising ...
  2. Revisiting Three Market Villains (CMG, VRX)

    Mylan, Chipotle, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEOs have learned that traders have ...
  3. Darden Vulnerable to Sector Headwinds (DRI)

    Darden's activist shareholders engineered a transformation that's now winding down, ...
  4. Halliburton Stuck In Neutral After Failed Merger

    Broad rotational strategies have limited the negative impact of Halliburton's failed ...
  5. Utilities Awake From Their Slumber After the ...

    Utilities have ended a summer correction, setting the stage for a trend advance that ...
  6. FedEx Set to Challenge 2015 High After Earnings

    Fedex is likely to break out above 6-month range resistance after strong earnings ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  1. 5 "New" Rules For Safe Investing

    The recession changed the rules of the game. Learn the five new rules for keeping ...
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  3. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  4. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
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    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
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