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The Beginners Guide to Quantitative Trading

The phrase ‘quantitative trading’ has quickly entered the finance lexicon, so much so that everyday investors have become familiar with quants enough to know it means computer trading. In this article, we’ll try to explain the concept a bit further for the market layman. Frequency of the phrase “quantitative trading” in Google Books What is […]

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How Robinhood Makes Money

How Robinhood Makes Money

Before we jump into how Robinhood makes money, we’ll give you a brief overview of who they are and the logistics of commission-free trading. Who is Robinhood? Robinhood Markets Inc. was founded by Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt in the early months of 2013 as a commission-free brokerage app. The app is available both on iOS & Android. […]

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electronic trading

The Unlikely History of Electronic Trading

The stock market has been slowly turned to electronic trading since the 1980s, with staunch push back from the market’s two largest centers of power: the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange.  Today’s electronic trading market and all of its developments; decimalization, high-frequency trading, low commissions, and payment for order flow, can all be […]

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trendlines

The Ultimate Guide to Trendlines

Well, it’s time to talk trendlines and I’m here today to help you remove the guesswork of drawing all different types of trendlines that help you pinpoint precision entries, to help you identify trend, to signal a trend reversal. All these items can be really useful in your trading to help you maximize your profits. […]

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best futures trading platform

Best Futures Trading Platforms 2020

Futures trading has steadily gained more attention over the past few years so we decided to cover the best futures trading platforms on the market. Futures markets offers investors an avenue to speculate on a variety of assets like stocks, indices, currency pairs, and commodities such as metals, crude oil, corn, grain, beef, and pork. […]

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largest private companies

Top 5 Largest Private Companies

The growth of business and trade caused many problems that traditional forms of business did not solve. For instance, the unlimited liability feature of a sole proprietorship form of business led to people creating partnerships. However, this proved to be too risky and inadequate and saw the rise of private companies as a concept. What […]

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Intraday Trading

Intraday Trading Strategies for Beginners

What is Intraday Trading? Intraday trading is the act of placing an opening and closing trade in a single trading session in an attempt to capitalize on short-term market moves. Securities that are typically traded intraday include: Stocks Options Futures Forex In addition, intraday represent the lows and highs that an asset encountered all through […]

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Options vs Futures

Options vs. Futures: What’s The Difference?

Options and futures contracts are both derivatives, created mostly for hedging purposes. In practice, their applications are quite different though. The key difference between them is that futures obligate each party to buy or sell, while options give the holder the right (not the obligation) to buy or sell. Options Example Jim thinks he might […]

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