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Intro To Short-Selling Penny Stocks

Short-selling can be a lucrative way to profit from the general weakness of the penny stock market. At the same time, it comes with some significant risks, especially for inexperienced traders. In this post I'm going to breakdown what exactly short-selling is, how it works, some of the risks of...

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4 Best Chart Patterns for Day Trading Stocks

Understanding chart patterns and formations is really the foundation for more advanced technical analysis and trading strategy. However, some chart patterns are more valuable and consistent then others, so I decided to put together this list of what I personally believe to be the 4 best chart...

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Gap and Go Trading Strategy Guide

Gap trading is one of the most poplar ways to day trade because there are countless different gap trading strategies and gaps offer great trading opportunities every day! One of the most popular ways to trade gaps is to look for and buy into what is known as a gap and go. Rather learn by...

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Choosing The Best Day Trading Broker & Platform

As a trader or investor of any kind, having the right tools at your fingertips can be the difference between losing and consistently profiting. These tools are provided to us by our brokers. There are countless different online broker options you can open an account with, but some are much better...

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Custom Thinkorswim Volume Study

TD Ameritrade's Thinkorswim platform is easily one of the most commonly used trading platforms available. It's used by traders worldwide for stocks, ETFs, options, futures, forex, etc and has countless tools and features such as 300+ chart indicators/studies, a customizable stock scanner, and...

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When to Cut Losses on a Stock Trade

When to cut losses on a stock trade is one of the most important decisions to make about about a trade, yet it's often overlooked because most new traders are unsure of how to come up with a risk level. The goal of this post is to cover what you should take into consideration while managing risk...

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Trading Stock Breakouts & Avoiding False Breakouts

Stock breakouts create a ton of different trade opportunities for day traders, swing traders, and even investors using both long and short strategies. Still, they can also be pretty high-risk setups and many times cause inexperienced traders to buy at the very top of a move before it reverses...

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Outstanding Shares and Stock Floats

Every morning that the market is open I share a morning watchlist on social media with info such as news headlines, support levels, resistance levels, and number of outstanding shares for stocks that are making big moves. I get asked pretty frequently why I include the number of outstanding...

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Penny Stocks vs. Blue Chip Stocks

Penny stocks get a bad reputation in the stock market, rightfully so, but that doesn't necessarily make them bad to trade. Most people actually start of trading penny stocks as opposed to what are known as "blue chip stocks." Like anything else, there are pros and cons to each. I wanted to share...

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Options Trading Basics For Beginners

I want to preface this post by saying that I personally only trade stocks at the moment and do not have a ton of experience trading options, which is why all of my posts and education are based around stocks. With that being said, I have done my fair share of options trading in the past and...

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