Tag: Investing

How to Measure Market Sentiment

How to Measure Market Sentiment

Under standing how to measure market sentiment is a good way to form a thesis for your trading and to determine which direction is a more likely outcome. Intro Have you ever been bullish about a specific stock just to find out that many investors have already had the same idea? This scenario can be […]

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How Often Do Stocks Pay Dividends

How Often Do Stocks Pay Dividends?

Assume you own shares in America’s best tech company. Your parents bought the stock for you when you were born, and you have held it ever since. It is a good company and has made money each year. Each quarter (four times a year) the company sends you a check. At first it was 5 […]

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How To Research Stocks

How To Research Stocks in 2021

Learning how to research stocks can seem like a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be. Below we will go over some ways on how you can find companies that are undervalued. Intro I once heard a hedge fund manager say “you have no right to buy a stock until you’ve done >100 hours […]

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how to find undervalued stocks

How to Find Undervalued Stocks

Learn how to find undervalued stocks by using the right tools and metrics that will allow you to make better trading decisions. Intro Imagine you could buy a new computer for 40% less than the best price available on the web, just because a company was overstocked. If you are in the market for a […]

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Arms Index

Arms Index (TRIN) Explained With Example

Although indexes can tell you what the overall market is doing, they can’t drill down and reveal more information. They can’t tell you how many assets are participating in a rally or pull back. They can’t show how many are moving in the opposite direction of the market. That’s why there are market breadth indicators […]

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Basket Trade

What is a Basket Trade and How do They Work?

A basket trade is an order type where you purchase or sell a group of securities. Basket trading allows you to pinpoint a specific sector, or a type of stock like higher dividend payers, that you believe will outperform. You can also target asset classes other than stocks, including currencies, commodities, and bonds. There are […]

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Market Breadth

Market Breadth: Why It’s Important For Traders

Whether you’re day trading or making long-term investment decisions, it’s important to know what the markets are doing. Often this is done with market indexes, such as the S&P 500 or the Russell 1000. But these values don’t always give you the whole picture, and oftentimes they don’t. That’s why smart traders use market breadth […]

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