Tag: Day Trading

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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Penny Stocks on Robinhood

Popular Penny Stocks on Robinhood

Today we’re going to look at some of the more popular penny stocks on Robhinhood but before we do lets briefly cover who Robinhood is and what penny stocks are. Who is Robinhood? “It’s Time to Do Money” is a mantra by Robinhood, which is a leader in commission-free investments. Robinhood offers you access to […]

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quantitative trading

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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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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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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Bullish Vs Bearish

Bullish vs Bearish – What’s the Difference?

Anyone who has followed the markets has probably come across the expression of being bullish or bearish. But what does that mean? Is one better than the other and how do you determine the difference? Bullish vs bearish viewpoints are dramatically different so make sure to read on to further understand these important concepts. Bullish […]

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