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Stock order types

Stock Order Types Essential Guide

  When trading stocks on a brokerage platform, there are a variety of stock order types you can use. Some order types are executed immediately, while others can only be executed at a specific price or time. It is therefore very important to familiarize yourself with the most popular types of stock orders and how […]

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Iceberg Order Defined For Beginners

  An iceberg order is an order type that allows you to conceal the true size of your order. These orders are increasingly common in today’s market as almost everyone has access to them. The idea is that instead of displaying your entire order (which might have a significant market impact), you display a comparatively […]

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immediate or cancel order

Immediate-or-Cancel (IOC) Order Explained

  The immediate or cancel order is an order type with instructions to fill the order immediately and any part that isn’t will be canceled. Immediate-or-cancel orders instruct your broker to fill your order immediately or cancel the order. It’s a liquidity-removing order duration preference similar to the “fill-or-kill order,” the only difference being that […]

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Market On Close Order

Market On Close Order (MOC) Explained

  You ever wonder why there are giant spikes of volume during the last minute of trading but little price change? That’s the closing auction and is the period of highest liquidity during the stock market session mainly because of the market on closer order. It’s where most investment funds, end-of-day algorithmic traders, and index […]

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Kinfo

Kinfo Review [2021]: Should You Use It?

  Brief Overview Kinfo is a new trading analysis and social networking platform headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Despite its location, the company focuses on the U.S. markets. Its digital tools help users analyze their past trades and connect with other traders. The company was founded in 2017 and only has a few hundred users. So […]

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Macroeconomic Indicators

3 Macroeconomic Indicators Worth Investigating

Macroeconomic indicators give you a big picture on the health of the economy, but why is that important and how can you use them? Below we’ll look at some peculiar macroeconomic indicators in different industries that help gauge market strengths and weaknesses. The Texas Ratio The Texas Ratio is a quick and dirty accounting ratio […]

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How to Use Moving Averages to Buy Stocks

How to Use Moving Averages to Buy Stocks

  When it comes to trading stocks, it is important that traders know how to use indicators to enter and exit trades. One key chart indicator, which day traders use to determine where stability lies, is the Moving Average (MA). Moving averages are popular among day traders, investors and technical analysts around the globe. These […]

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Heikin Ashi Candlesticks

Heikin Ashi Candlesticks Explained For Beginners

  Most day traders prefer to use candlestick charts for their analysis, but most have not heard of the Heikin Ashi candlesticks. Heikin Ashi candlesticks have recently gained popularity by day traders to identify a given trend more easily. They look pretty similar to Japanese candlesticks at the first glance, but there are still some […]

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