What is Fear and Greed in the Market? An index was created by CNNMoney to measure how much investors and traders were willing to pay for the market based on these two emotions. As much as people investing in the market encourage veryone to eliminate emotions, fear and greed do Continue Reading
What are Earnings Reports?
What are Earnings Reports? Companys release quarterly earnings report to give shareholders an update and understanding of the financial health of their company. These are the primary source for investors and traders that want to perform fundamental analysis on a company. More so than the numbers themselves, investors and traders Continue Reading
How to read Candlestick Charts
What are Candlestick Charts? Candlesticks are illustrations of chart data for many different time frames packed into single rectangular price bars. While this is confusing at first it is easy to understand once you break down what makes up each candle stick and how to use this information. Candlestick Characteristics Continue Reading
How Can You Manage Risk in the Stock Market?
What is Risk Management? Traders and investors should have a risk management plan to limit the potential massive losses that can come with involvement in the stock market. Options contracts can drop significantly over time periods as short as a few seconds or minutes. Simple shares, while risky, can still Continue Reading
What are Moving Averages
What are moving averages? Moving averages (also known as MA’s) are indicators used for technical analysis by all different kinds of traders and investors. The moving average provides a smooth consistent line based on the price action of a particular stock or security. This helps mitigate short-term spikes or declines Continue Reading
What is Capitulation in the Stock Market?
What is capitulation? Capitulation in terms of the stock market is a scary time for many investors and traders alike that are long or bullish on any stock. Capitulation is a drastic surge of selling pressure in an already declining market (like the bear market we are in now). Essentially, Continue Reading
What are Financial Ratios?
Financial ratios are used by investors and traders to determine a companies financial standing in regards to different numbers. This is especially key for value investing purposes in determining a companies profitability, and how well they are fairing in terms of their stock price in comparison with other financial figures. Continue Reading
Seasonality in the Stock Market
What is Stock Market Seasonality The Stock Market is not an exact replica of its past self, but many people look to the past data to make future predictions. Things such as technical and fundamental analysis are both done based on past data and how a stock or the market Continue Reading
Start Investing with as little as $100!
Why Start Investing When looking at where to put your savings aside. Sometimes, a bank account is not the best answer. Sure everyone should save up and have a healthy amount of savings in your bank account but where else is a good place to park your money for future Continue Reading
Stock Investing-Fundamental Analysis and its Shortcomings
What is Fundamental Analysis Fundamental analysis is an analysis of a stock or security from a financial point of view using financial statements. Fundamental analysis is commonly used in conjunction with technical analysis for investors and traders alike to estimate where the stock price is headed. How does it help Continue Reading