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Trading Risk

Trading Risk of an Overconfident Trader

What’s up you guys. All right, so I’m wanting to do a little video here, talking about overconfidence. I’m on three red days right now. I’ve dug myself a little bit of a hole. I’ve got another episode that I’m going to do specifically on digging myself out of a hole and kind of my […]

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Hedging

A Beginners Guide to Hedging

Hedging is an important aspect to understand when getting into the stock market.  It can be a life saver when markets are selling off and you need to protect your positions. Read on to learn more! Intro to Hedging If you’ve ever sat at a blackjack table, you know that gut punch feeling of seeing […]

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How to Find Stocks to Swing Trade

How to Find Stocks to Swing Trade

Knowing how to find stocks to swing trade is just the beginning of your journey, but a crucial step towards your success. Swing trading enables you to capture a much larger piece of a market move compared to day trading, but also leaves you open to overnight risk. In comparison to day trading, swing trading […]

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UGMA Account

What is a UGMA Account and How Do They Work?

What is a UGMA Account? A Uniform Gifts to Minors Act (UGMA) is a special type of account that is utilized for buying financial assets in the name of a minor. The act was initially established in 1956 and revised in 1966. This account is like a trust-fund in that the assets are pledge to […]

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Unusual Options Activity

How to Trade Unusual Options Activity

Back in the days when most trading was done on the floor, traders identified an unusual options activity (or any security for that matter) was through open outcry: shouting and hand signals. When the level of activity within an option dramatically picked up, that was a sign that someone was loading up, and probably knew […]

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Descending Triangle

Descending Triangle Pattern for Beginners

Ascending triangle, descending triangle, head-and-shoulders, flag, pennant, cup-and-handle – all of these titles are chart patterns. And that isn’t even all of them! In the Encylopedia of Chart Patterns by the great Thomas Bulkowski (by far the leading expert in chart patterns), he identifies over fifty different chart patterns. In Technical Analysis, chart patterns are […]

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How Old Do You Have to Be To Buy Stocks

How Old Do You Have to Be To Buy Stocks?

If you are not well-versed in the basics of the stock market, you are probably asking yourself, ‘What are stocks?’ ‘How do they work?’ and ‘How old do you have to be to buy stocks?’ Investing in stocks in one of the few time-tested ways to build wealth, providing you start early enough to reap the […]

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