Tag: Investing

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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Black Swan Event

Trading Your Way Through a Black Swan Event

As the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues its dangerous spread around the world, Wall Street investors are becoming more risk-averse by the day. The pandemic looks set to have a significant negative impact on the global economy, companies, and financial markets. At this point, most market analysts are bracing for the possibility of the global […]

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Top Dividend Paying Stocks

Top Dividend Paying Stocks Right Now

Are you looking for a consistent income that will provide you with steady payments on a regulator basis? Then read on for a list of the top dividend paying stocks. What is a Dividend? A dividend is a payment made by a company to its shareholders. If you own a dividend paying stock you will […]

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hulu stock

How To Buy Hulu Stock

The video streaming wars are intensifying day-by-day. Nowadays, streaming is one of, if not, the best ways to watch all your favorite TV shows and movies. In this article, we will discuss who Hulu is and what services they offer, a little bit about their industry and competitors, and how to buy Hulu stock. Who […]

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Inverse Head and Shoulders Pattern

Trading the Inverse Head and Shoulders Pattern

The Inverse Head and Shoulder Pattern (also called a Head-and-Shoulder Bottom or Upside Down Head-and-Shoulder Pattern) is a fantastic bullish reversal pattern and one of my favorite patterns to trade. For markets that have a fixed supply and are naturally long-biased (the stock market), this pattern is a powerful one for the permabull. In a […]

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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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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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