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How to Find Stocks

How to Find Stocks in an Exploding Theme

  Are you bullish on a idea or industry? Maybe you see the tastes of a specific demographic changing before Wall Street can see it. Or perhaps real estate in your area is booming, but the boom isn’t showing up in your regional homebuilder’s stock price. All of us have unique vantage points that allow […]

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Stock order types

Stock Order Types Essential Guide

  When trading stocks on a brokerage platform, there are a variety of stock order types you can use. Some order types are executed immediately, while others can only be executed at a specific price or time. It is therefore very important to familiarize yourself with the most popular types of stock orders and how […]

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Tesla Added to S&P 500: What’s Next?

It was recently announced that Tesla would be added to the S&P 500 index before the open on December 21, 2020, ending years of speculation by Tesla fans and critics about the S&P index committee’s hesitation to include the controversial automaker.  The inclusion would make Tesla, sitting at a $594 billion market cap, one of […]

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Special Purpose Acquisition Company

What is a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC)?

  A special purpose acquisition company, or a SPAC, is a publicly traded shell company that raises collective investment funds through an initial public offering (IPO) in the form of a blind pool. Also called “blank check companies,” SPACs are formed strictly to raise funds through an IPO in order to acquire private companies. The […]

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Price Discovery Explained For Beginners

  What is Price Discovery Price discovery is the process where buyers and sellers determine where a transaction can take place based on supply and demand. This evaluation process uses the economic concept of supply and demand to find a price where a buyer and a seller agree to trade. The supply and demand for […]

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Best Hedges for a Devaluing Dollar

Best Hedges for a Devaluing Dollar

  Many macro investors are betting on significant inflation in the US Dollar for the foreseeable future so we put together a list of some of the best hedges for a devaluing dollar. At the risk of oversimplifying the prevailing opinions of this group, I think a basic simplification of the prevailing bearish dollar view […]

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September Effect

The September Effect: What it is and Why it Happens

  If you follow the markets long enough, you’ll see that stock prognosticators and weather forecasters have similar seasonal predictions. When the weather heats up in spring and our minds turn to the upcoming summer, the catchphrase for investors has been “sell in May and go away”. Equity returns tend to outperform between November and […]

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