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volume profile vs market profile

Volume Profile vs Market Profile: What’s the Difference?

For day trading a market with fixed supplies like the stock market, there are few tools as useful and as powerful as the tools found in Volume-At-Price Analysis (VAP). VAP analysis differs from ‘normal’ volume analysis because VAP analysis displays how much of something was traded at a certain price, versus during a particular time. […]

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Whole Foods Stock

How To Buy Whole Foods Stock

Who is Whole Foods Market? Whole Foods Market was founded in 1978 by John Mackey and his girlfriend at the time Renee Lawson Hardy, as a small natural foods store in Austin, Texas. The company is best known for its for its organic foods. At the time of its founding, Whole Foods had only 19 workers and […]

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How To Invest In Foreign Stocks

How To Invest In Foreign Stocks

Knowing how to invest in foreign stocks is perhaps one of the best ways for U.S.-based investors to diversify their portfolios. Foreign stocks are a vital part of any well-diversified investment portfolio due to their growth potential. In addition, venturing into overseas stocks can lead to better returns and lower volatility. Thankfully, there are a number […]

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RSI Indicator

You Are Probably Using RSI Indicator The Wrong Way

When Welles Wilder published New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems in 1978, he released a series of new indicators and concepts that took the field of technical analysis to another level. Out of the myriad of ideas in his book, none is more well-known or used than the RSI indicator (Relative Strength Index). The RSI […]

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Faang Stocks

FAANG Stocks Explained and 2020 Outlook

FAANG stocks are a basket of some of the largest, most popular public tech companies in the world. The term “FANG stocks” was coined by Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” and the founder of, in February 2013. It is an acronym for four U.S. tech stocks – Facebook,, Netflix, and Google parent Alphabet. […]

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How To Identify and Trade a Downtrend

In stock trading, you can make money from an uptrend or a downtrend. Downtrends tend to move faster than uptrends, which is why you will find some traders who opt to only short sell stocks in order to capitalize on the quick price action. Research shows that stocks can trend more than 30% of the […]

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Pump And Dump

5 Tips For Avoiding A Pump And Dump Stock

Jordan Belfort, of the blockbuster hit The Wolf of Wall Street, swindled investors out of millions of dollars in the early ‘90s using the “pump and dump” stock selling fraud scheme at his brokerage firm, Stratton Oakmont. The scheme later caught up with him and he was imprisoned for 22 months between 2004 and 2006. He was also forced to […]

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Japanese Candlesticks

Reversal Trading Strategies using Japanese Candlesticks

Reversals are something that every new and veteran analyst/trader looks for. They represent early entries with excellent risk/reward potential. But like the search for the most profitable trading system, searching and identifying reversals can be a great way to kill your account. But reversals are also an essential setup pattern for adding to positions, initiating […]

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