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Difference Between Par Value and No Par Value Stock
Difference Between Par Value and No Par Value Stock
Author: James Clark

A company that has issued a stock needs to fix a par value for the stock. The category is generally used to define the stock value and has no bearing on the overall price of the stock in the market. The par value of the stock is the value stated per share. The price used to be printed......


Understanding Growth Stocks
Understanding Growth Stocks
Author: James Clark

The stock market is just like any other market. You have several types of stocks to choose from at different prices. Each of these stocks has its purpose, benefits, and drawbacks for investors. As the name suggests, these stocks belong to companies expected to grow in terms of revenue or......


Risks Associated with Trading Derivatives
Risks Associated with Trading Derivatives
Author: James Clark

Have you ever come across a stock that’s just begging for investment? In most cases, investors that anticipate huge returns on a stock pounce on the opportunity before others. However, some traders set up a contract and sell their rights to the stock and transfer the risks associated with......


How to Buy IPO Stock
How to Buy IPO Stock
Author: James Clark

Initial public offerings or IPOs happen when a company places its stock for sale on the public markets. All major U.S. IPOs take place on the New York Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ and are highly anticipated. Once the underwriting bank sets a price for the stock, it will start trading on the......


Difference Between Dividend Stock and Ex-Dividend
Difference Between Dividend Stock and Ex-Dividend
Author: James Clark

Have you been worried about the shifts in stock prices, especially when there is a dividend payment just around the corner? Keep reading this article as we’ll discuss the difference between dividend stock and ex-dividend. With the information given here, you can make an informed decision......


The 5 Most Expensive Stocks in America
The 5 Most Expensive Stocks in America
Author: George Davis

As an investor looking to make your mark in the industry, you must look at stocks' value before you invest in them. Having a diverse investment portfolio will work to your benefit as you can maximize your investments and get greater returns at the of the day. All investors search for the......


Understanding the Different Types of Stocks
Understanding the Different Types of Stocks
Author: James Clark

Stock trading is among the most engaging, profitable, and equally risky forms of investment. It involves buying stocks with the hope of gaining profit. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? While people like Warren Buffet and George Soros have made billions through trading, most traders have......


Support and Resistance in Stock Market – Mastering the Basics
Support and Resistance in Stock Market – Mastering the Basics
Author: George Davis

Support and Resistance are the two most basic attributes of technical analysis. These terms refer to the price level on a stock chart that prevents assets from breaching certain levels and being pushed in an adverse direction. Initially, the idea of Support and Resistance seems easy;......


What are Financial Intermediaries in Stock Market?
What are Financial Intermediaries in Stock Market?
Author: George Davis

When purchasing an item, you must have thought about the middleman taking responsibility for the delivery. While there isn't a middleman when you buy a small item online, huge stock market transactions require financial intermediaries. According to Investopedia, "A financial......


Options Trading Strategies for Beginners
Options Trading Strategies for Beginners
Author: James Clark

If you’re well-versed in the basics of stock trading, it’s time to dive into a more complicated part of it - Options Trading. Stock traders have many assets to build their portfolio, but trading options is one of the most misunderstood concepts in the trading world. Read on to learn......


How to Best Measure Stock Price Volatility
How to Best Measure Stock Price Volatility
Author: George Davis

When trading securities for investments, traders pay close attention to historical volatility to determine the level of risk associated with the investment. Typically, the more volatile the stock, the higher the risk, but it cuts both ways. In terms of trading, it depends on the investor’s......


The Ultimate Guide to Stock Trading in 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Stock Trading in 2021
Author: James Clark

Are you ready to become a stock trader and dive into the financial markets? If your answer is yes, you should know what you’re supposed to do before you start trading. There’s more to stock trading than flashy suits, Wall Street rumors, and what you see on the stock exchange. Luckily, you......


Everything You Need to Know About Defensive Stocks
Everything You Need to Know About Defensive Stocks
Author: James Clark

Stock traders invest their money in the stock market for appreciation (profit). However, they must also navigate through the market’s volatility while protecting their portfolio from financial downturns. The best way to do this is by investing in defensive stocks. These stocks won’t make......


The World's Largest Stock Markets
The World's Largest Stock Markets
Author: James Clark

With the internet democratizing information, investors have access to more data, statistics, facts, figures, and knowledge about stock trading. This includes information about all the world’s largest stock markets. While most traders know about the New York Stock exchange and its London......


9 Trading Rules for Professionals
9 Trading Rules for Professionals
Author: James Clark

Making a profit on the stock market is much harder than it looks. Nearly 80 percent of newbie traders fail, lose money, or look for alternative hobbies. However, you’ll never hear these statistics from brokers since they’re looking to score new customers. The truth is, becoming a successful......


5 Ways to Analyze Stocks and Become Your Own Stock Analyst
5 Ways to Analyze Stocks and Become Your Own Stock Analyst
Author: George Davis

Investors generally work with stock analysts to find stocks that are potentially profitable in the long run. There are several ways stock analysts work to analyze stocks, including fundamental and technical analysis of a stock. If you want to save money and don't want to enlist a stock......


Can Meditation Make You a Better Trader?
Can Meditation Make You a Better Trader?
Author: James Clark

We’ve all heard about the benefits of meditation, and how it can help us deal with stressful situations and elevate mood, etc. Traders deal with risk and uncertainty every day, often at the expense of their mental health. So, meditation for trading sounds like an effective way to cut back......


Factors that Affect the Stock Market
Factors that Affect the Stock Market
Author: James Clark

Stock market volatility is inevitable. Share prices will move up and down due to several factors that influence the market as a whole. As a stock trader, learning how to read, analyze, and anticipate the stock market behavior is crucial. However, before you can do that, you need to dive......


Airspan Stock Is Going Public Via a SPAC
Airspan Stock Is Going Public Via a SPAC
Author: George Davis

Airspan network is a 23-year-old 5G equipment and software manufacturing company that is expected to be merged with Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC). It will be listed on the Stock Exchange under the ticker "MIMO." With Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T all launching their 5G cell......


4 Differences Between Forex and Stock Market
4 Differences Between Forex and Stock Market
Author: George Davis

Traders often compare the differences between Forex and the Stock market to determine which is better for trading. Despite Forex and the Stock market is interconnected, they are vastly different from each other. In short, stock trading is less risky than Forex, because it’s comparatively......


5 Streaming Stocks to Keep an Eye on in 2021
5 Streaming Stocks to Keep an Eye on in 2021
Author: James Clark

Our media diet and habits have changed since COVID-19. From broadcasting to film and television in the form of theaters and cable TV, we have moved on to streaming services that have overturned the industry. As a result, streaming stocks are surging in demand and traditional companies are......


The Effect of News on Stock Trading
The Effect of News on Stock Trading
Author: James Clark

Reading daily stock news is one of the most important habits of a stock trader. This habit can be the difference between success and failure as traders use it to make practical judgments using public information. The effects of news on stock trading are well-documented. Stock market......


5 Reasons to Invest in Ecommerce Stocks
5 Reasons to Invest in Ecommerce Stocks
Author: James Clark

Stock traders love investing in innovative and futuristic technology that potentially offers explosive returns. This includes artificial intelligence, blockchain, self-driving cars, and space flight, etc. In 2020, COVID-19 put the business world on hold for months by restricting foot......


How to Pick a Mutual or Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)
How to Pick a Mutual or Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)
Author: James Clark

New traders come across two major types of funds – mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. These two fund types are quite similar as they offer traders an inexpensive option to diversify to retirement. However, there’s a big difference between how these two funds are managed and traded. So,......


Good News for Uber Stock Holder – The Ridesharing Giant Is Working on a Super App
Good News for Uber Stock Holder – The Ridesharing Giant Is Working on a Super App
Author: George Davis

Despite the increase in demand for Uber’s food delivery via Uber Eats, the ridesharing giant has faced several issues in generating profits during the pandemic. As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted slowly, people have started to use mobility service again, and this has put Uber in the......


4 Realistic Goals for Beginner Traders
4 Realistic Goals for Beginner Traders
Author: George Davis

When you start trading for the first time, there are a lot of unanswered questions. This lack of information makes it challenging for beginner traders to become successful. As a result, novice traders set unrealistic goals that are difficult to achieve. During your trading journey, you......


3 Best Trading Journals and How to Trade Successfully
3 Best Trading Journals and How to Trade Successfully
Author: George Davis

Using a trading journal is one of the most underutilized tools by beginner traders. Recording your trade helps in understanding what went wrong and what mistakes you should avoid in the future. These trading journals are essential tools for successful traders because they are easy to use and......


Leveraging Technical Indicators for Trading Volatile Stocks
Leveraging Technical Indicators for Trading Volatile Stocks
Author: George Davis

While some traders might be looking for safe investments, others are inclined towards high-risk and high-return ones. Trading high-return stocks require knowledge about stock volatility and trading indicators. A volatile stock is quantified as the average difference between the high and......


The Ultimate Guide to Avoiding the Disposition Effect in Trading
The Ultimate Guide to Avoiding the Disposition Effect in Trading
Author: James Clark

Stock trading is a game of fight or flight. Investors that fear losing money often hold on to losing trades for too long and selling winning ones prematurely. Such actions trigger the Disposition Effect, which is one of the most common trading mistakes. Luckily, there are ways to avoid......


5 Most Powerful Candlestick Patterns in Trading
5 Most Powerful Candlestick Patterns in Trading
Author: James Clark

Candlestick patterns, one of the different tools traders use to anticipate and analyze market conditions, have seen their popularity rise. This rise can be attributed to the granular information they provide when compared to conventional line charts. They offer a visual representation of......


Utilizing Harmonic Price Patterns to Make the Ultimate Trading Strategy
Utilizing Harmonic Price Patterns to Make the Ultimate Trading Strategy
Author: George Davis

Recognizing harmonic price patterns is the basic strategy traders develop in Technical Analysis. However, perfecting harmonic price patterns requires extensive practice and experience. Mastering harmonic price patterns allows traders to make informed decisions and adapt to a range of......


The Perfect Trading Routine for Beginners
The Perfect Trading Routine for Beginners
Author: James Clark

Your daily trading routine can be the difference between profit and loss. For beginners, it is essential to create good habits so they can successfully enter, exit, and manage trades. If you’re thinking of becoming a professional day trader and make it your primary source of income, you......


Mind Matters in Making Money – Trading Psychology
Mind Matters in Making Money – Trading Psychology
Author: George Davis

Making money in the stock trading business requires many skills, from researching a company’s fundamentals to mastering the direction of the stock trend. While all these technicalities might help you buy the right stock, making a profit depends on understanding the trader’s mindset.......


Discover Your Trading Risk Tolerance for Better Decision-Making
Discover Your Trading Risk Tolerance for Better Decision-Making
Author: James Clark

There’s a strange relationship between risk and reward in trading. One phrase that comes close to describing it is “no pain, no gain.” Different people react differently when dealing with risks related to their finances. Know your trading risk tolerance can help you devise a trading plan......


5 Powerful Stop Loss Strategies for Traders
5 Powerful Stop Loss Strategies for Traders
Author: James Clark

Many traders, especially beginners, underrate or misunderstand the concept of stop loss. No trade should ever end in a huge loss, and the best way to ensure this is by employing powerful stop-loss strategies. Your stop loss placement decides the risk/reward ratio of your trades. Hence, you......


Fibonacci Retracements and Ratios in Trading Stocks
Fibonacci Retracements and Ratios in Trading Stocks
Author: James Clark

Fibonacci retracements are popular tools technical traders use to identify possible support and resistance levels. If you trade actively, you might have observed that prices trail some specific patterns. If you look deeper using a Fibonacci retracement analysis, you’ll find that it is among......


The Best Price Action Strategies Every Trader Should Know
The Best Price Action Strategies Every Trader Should Know
Author: James Clark

Whether you’re in the market as a long or short-term trader, price-action strategies can be highly beneficial for you. Unbeknownst to many, these strategies fall amongst the most commonly used ones in the current market. If you want to gain an edge in the market, a simple yet powerful way......


Learning From Failure - 6 Trading Mistakes Even the Pros Make
Learning From Failure - 6 Trading Mistakes Even the Pros Make
Author: George Davis

Trading is a trial-and-error practice, one that isn’t free from mistakes. However, there is value to making mistakes. A wise saying goes that a mistake that teaches you new tricks is a mistake well-made. Be a smart trader and learn from others’ mistakes rather than repeating them, and this......


5 Stock Trading Books You Should Read
5 Stock Trading Books You Should Read
Author: James Clark

Having a great understanding of trading and evolving markets is essential. The more you know, the better you will get. Unfortunately, they don’t teach trading and investing in high schools or colleges. There are many ways you can educate yourself, such as magazines, and websites. Still, the......


5 Things All Successful Traders Have In Common
5 Things All Successful Traders Have In Common
Author: George Davis

According to Business Insider, only 6% of traders who attempt to become professionals succeed. So why do most people fail? Trading is the art of patience and making thoughtful decisions. When actual money is on the line, most people tend to bail out or find it hard to adjust to the market......