Trading Psychology

  1. Avoid These Common Investing Psychology Traps

    There are a number of very common psychological traps or errors that investors typically ...
  2. Becoming An Elite Trader: The Game Plan

    To be an elite trader, you don't need a finance degree, but you must have a plan, ...
  3. U.S. vs. Eurozone: Comparing Smart Money Moves

    Learn about four of the most successful market calls ever made by U.S. and European ...
  4. Understanding Investor Behavior

    Discover how some human tendencies can play out in the market, posing the question: ...
  5. How To Avoid Emotional Investing

    Most investors buy high and sell low, but you can avoid this trap by using some simple ...
  6. Why Gold Matters

    Gold is a very useful investment during periods of instability and high inflation. ...
  1. U.S. vs. Eurozone: Comparing Smart Money Moves

    Learn about four of the most successful market calls ever made by U.S. and European ...
  2. 4 Reasons Soros' Philosophy Is Hard to Implement

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

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

    Twitter's positive price action this week is likely to signal a long-term bottom.
  5. 4 Reasons Why Selling Is Harder Than Buying

    Understand why selling stocks is harder than buying them, and develop strategies ...
  6. Is the American Dream Dead?

    Find out why the American Dream lives on and how entrepreneurial optimism is driving ...
  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
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