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How Interest Rates Affect The Stock Market

How Interest Rates Affect The Stock Market

  Interest rates play an important role in how markets and economies function. Learn how interest rates affect the stock market and your portfolio below. Intro On March 15th, the Federal Reserve brought its benchmark interest rate down to 0% – 0.25% to combat the economic distress caused by the coronavirus pandemic. source: tradingeconomics.com This […]

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trading edge

Tips On Developing Your Trading Edge

  One of the key components of achieving consistent success as a day trader is having a well-designed trading edge that specifies how and what you will trade. Whether you are new to trader or have been trading for a while, having a trading edge is important as it helps keep you on track to attain steady […]

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inflation hedge

Top 3 Best Assets for an Inflation Hedge

  Current fiscal policies are setting the stage for a steady rise in inflation so we put together a list of assets that have proven useful as an inflation hedge. What is Inflation? Put straightforwardly: inflation is when the purchasing power of a currency goes down, usually because more currency is added to the supply […]

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Stock volume

Understanding How Stock Volume Affects Price

As a trader, one of your goals is to capture the change in the price of a stock. To do this, you want to collect as much information about the shares, including how much of it is traded. The volume of shares traded provides another dimension, that can help you measure the importance of the […]

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Stock Charts

Definitive Guide to Stock Charts [2020]

Table of contents Types of Stock Charts Candlestick Charts Why Traders Need Charts Elements of a Stock Chart Identifying Important Candlesticks Stock Chart Patterns Technical Indicators on Stock Charts Almost all traders and investors use stock charts. Whether it’s an intraday chart or multi-year chart, stock charts place today’s price in context. Within seconds, they […]

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Paul Tudor Jones

Paul Tudor Jones Betting Big on Bitcoin

  Paul Tudor Jones is known in the mainstream investing world for his cowboy-style futures trading and for correctly calling the Black Monday market crash in the 1980s. As a result of successfully managing his fund over the last few decades, Jones has a net worth of roughly $5 billion. Now he’s making a big […]

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