Trading Skills

Stock Market News: What to Pay Attention To

Stock Market News: What to Pay Attention To

Stock Market News Every seasoned investor knows that media news can have an outsized impact on stock prices. The headline effect, as it is known, can affect a single company receiving media attention, an entire sector, or even the entire market in the case of national...

A Beginner’s Guide to Fundamental Analysis

A Beginner’s Guide to Fundamental Analysis

Investors and traders tend to make their decisions based on two schools of thought within securities finance: fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Boiled down to it’s simplest, fundamental analysis deals with the value of a company/security, and the many...

Beginner’s Guide to Extended Hours Trading

Beginner’s Guide to Extended Hours Trading

What is extended hours trading? Extended hours trading are time intervals outside of regular trading hours where trading still takes place. Volume is usually inconsequential and the vast majority of time, nothing of significance takes place. They’re simply available...

A Beginners Guide to Short Selling

A Beginners Guide to Short Selling

You’ve seen ‘The Big Short’ right? So, now you want to be the next Michael Burry and bet against the deluded sheep, right? While the likelihood of that happening is highly unlikely, this article will build a solid foundation to gain a solid understanding. Going short...

25 Important Trading Lessons to Commit to Memory

25 Important Trading Lessons to Commit to Memory

Often times, it’s the little life lessons that have the biggest impact. A simple piece of advice from a friend or family member can have a stronger impact than ten self-help books combined. It’s a lot easier to apply a concept such as “treat others how you’d like to...

Introduction to Level 2 Screens: Gauging Supply and Demand

Introduction to Level 2 Screens: Gauging Supply and Demand

As a day trader, it’s important to understand basic market principles before attempting to develop a profitable trading strategy. Knowing how the market operates can help demystify the elusive world of day trading and allow you to create strategic trading plans. While...

8 Trading Tips to Help You Increase Your Net Profitability

8 Trading Tips to Help You Increase Your Net Profitability

Day traders are unique individuals. Similar to entrepreneurs, traders work obsessively to master their craft. We’ll stay up late, wake up early, and repeat the process the next day – all in efforts of living an extraordinary life that most can only dream of. There is...