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How Many Trading Days in a Year

How Many Trading Days in a Year?

If you’ve been trading stocks, you probably know that the stock market is subject to a seasonal effect in that at different times of the year, month or even week, share prices can increase or drop. So, not only do you need money to start day trading, but you also need to know how many […]

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hemp stocks

Top Hemp Stocks to Watch in 2020

With hemp stocks prices tied to regulatory decisions, all eyes are on the US government. Is it time to buy hemp stocks? The short answer is that you still might need to wait for a specific catalyst. Hemp stocks were taken out to the woodshed in 2019 as regulation, and overproduction put downward pressure on […]

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how to evaluate a stock

How to Evaluate a Stock Before You Invest

Knowing how to evaluate a stock is a crucial step in developing your investment skills so you know whether you are getting a deal or not! How to Evaluate a Stock Example A share of common stock is a fractional claim of ownership of a company. Because thinking about owning a fraction of Apple or […]

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Dotcom Bubble

Dotcom Bubble: What the Heck Happened?

What is the Dotcom Bubble? The dotcom bubble was the exponential rise of tech stock prices between 1995 and 1999. While tech stocks were on fire throughout the late 90s, the real explosive growth came in 1998 and 1999. The period was a time of market mania in which plumbers and mechanics were becoming millionaire […]

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Dividend Aristocrats

Dividend Aristocrats: Who They Are and How to Invest

What is a Dividend Aristocrats? Dividend Aristocrats is the name used for stocks that are members of the S&P 500 that have increased their dividends every year for the past 25 years. A dividend is a payment made by a company to shareholders of record by a predetermined date of eligibility. Dividends are a way for […]

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how to buy and sell stocks

How to Buy and Sell Stocks

Whether you’re day trading, swing trading or investing, you need to know the basics on how to buy and sell stocks.  What is a Stock? A stock (also called an “equity” or a “share”) is a security that represents an ownership share in a public company that is listed on a stock exchange like the New York Stock […]

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How to Invest in a Recession

How to Invest in a Recession the Right Way

Recessions can come without a moments notice, but when they do show up you need to be prepared on how to invest in a recession. Did you know: For the first time in history, the US will have completed a decade without a recession or depression?  Depending on the pundits you listen to, you will […]

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Composite Index

What is a Composite Index?

A composite index is essentially a group of stocks that are averaged together in order to provide an overall view of a specific sector or industry. The word composite basically means a blend or combination of many things to form one big picture thing. A composite hockey stick just means that it’s made of a […]

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