Trading Psychology

  1. Removing The Barriers To Successful Investing

    Learn how to stop using emotion and bad habits to make your stock picks.
  2. Logic: The Antidote to Emotional Investing

    Playing follow-the-leader in investing can quickly become a dangerous game. Learn ...
  3. How To Avoid Emotional Investing

    Most investors buy high and sell low, but you can avoid this trap by using some simple ...
  4. 4 Key Elements To Create A Successful Trading ...

    A successful trading plan addresses four key elements of trading: prediction, timing, ...
  5. Countries Friendly to Russian Business

    Russia's largest trading partners include China and the European Union. Learn about ...
  6. Some Cautionary Advice for the Novice Day Trader

    The lure of day trading is the stuff of investor dreams: Making lots of money in ...
  1. The Prisoner’s Dilemma in Business and the Economy

    The Prisoner’s Dilemma provides a framework for understanding how to strike a balance ...
  2. U.S. vs. Eurozone: Comparing Smart Money Moves

    Learn about four of the most successful market calls ever made by U.S. and European ...
  3. 4 Reasons Soros' Philosophy Is Hard to Implement

    Develop the skill to identify investments worthy of a significant portfolio allocation ...
  4. Billionaire John Paulson's Q1 Biotechs: AGN, ...

    Let's take a look at billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson's Q1 investments ...
  5. Twitter Set to Reward Long-Suffering Shareholders ...

    Twitter's positive price action this week is likely to signal a long-term bottom.
  6. 4 Reasons Why Selling Is Harder Than Buying

    Understand why selling stocks is harder than buying them, and develop strategies ...
  1. Behavioral Finance

    Learn the science behind irrational decision making and how you can avoid it.
  1. How do mutual funds split?

    Learn when mutual funds split their shares and why this practice is primarily a marketing tactic aimed at encouraging investors ...
  2. How does days to cover a short position relate to a short squeeze?

    Learn about days to cover and how it relates to a short squeeze. Smart traders can use this metric to help them avoid getting ...
  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 is the difference between a buy limit and a sell stop order?

    Understand the differences between the two order types, a buy limit order and a sell stop order, and the purposes each one ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  2. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  3. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  4. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  5. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
  6. Demand Elasticity

    In economics, the demand elasticity refers to how sensitive the demand for a good is to changes in other economic variables. ...
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