Trading Psychology

  1. The January Barometer: Is it Still Relevant?

    The January Barometer has been historically accurate. Will that be the case in 2 ...
  2. Will China Slip Into a Recession?

    The Chinese economy is an entanglement of many factors gone wrong: an overvalued, ...
  3. How Advisors Can Help Clients Stomach Volatility

    Investing has its ups and downs, but financial advisers can do much to prepare their ...
  4. Looking for a Trade? Eye These High-Beta Stocks

    High-beta stocks are volatile, presenting profitable trading opportunities ... but ...
  5. The Best Sectors To Sell Short in 2016

    Three groups of stocks and sectors should underperform in 2016, generating profits ...
  6. How To Outperform Warren Buffett Using Market ...

    That moment when you realize you just booked $108 million dollars in less than an ...
  1. Looking for a Trade? Eye These High-Beta Stocks

    High-beta stocks are volatile, presenting profitable trading opportunities ... but ...
  2. The Best Sectors To Sell Short in 2016

    Three groups of stocks and sectors should underperform in 2016, generating profits ...
  3. How To Outperform Warren Buffett Using Market ...

    That moment when you realize you just booked $108 million dollars in less than an ...
  4. 3 Reasons to Ignore Market Volatility (VIX)

    If you can keep your head while those about you are losing theirs, you can make a ...
  5. The Right Way To Set Up Your Trading Screens

    Well-organized trading screens sum up intraday market action, breaking it into digestible ...
  6. Avoid The Perfection Trap In Trading (CELG)

    Avoid the perfection trap and make peace with the market’s high levels of systematic ...
  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. Black Swan

    An event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and that would be extremely difficult ...
  2. Inverted Yield Curve

    An interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the ...
  3. Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common ...
  4. Presidential Election Cycle (Theory)

    A theory developed by Yale Hirsch that states that U.S. stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a ...
  5. Super Bowl Indicator

    An indicator based on the belief that a Super Bowl win for a team from the old AFL (AFC division) foretells a decline in ...
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