Oct 07

Invest In Your Future With A Stock Trading Course

Businessman Holding Glowing Global StockIf you have a few extra bucks to invest, chances are you are looking for a fast and easy way to watch it grow. The truth of the matter is that the “fast and easy way” doesn’t really exist. So what are your options? If you have a financial advisor, he will have some excellent suggestions about risk management and long-term growth, but if you have any investment sense, you may have some ideas of your own. So when is it okay to branch out and start taking your own financial risks? If you are considering a venture into the stock market, you have a couple of choices for improving your chances. You can take advice from a trusted advisor – this can be someone that you are paying, or it can be a friend with stock market experience. The latter is obviously a bit more risky. Or you can do a little research and get enrolled in a stock trading course. There are several courses like this out, so you have to make sure you are getting what you pay for.

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Oct 07

How Day Trading Firms Can Make A Profit From Other Companies

Trading marketThere has been a lot of rumors surrounding day trading firms, and what they actually entail. A common mistake that new traders are making is that they cannot tell the difference between a proprietary trading firm and an online (retail) broker. Moreover, many newcomers are making the mistake of comparing the brokers based on the overall cost of the products being sold. However, not all products are the same.

There are six key areas that trading has been divided into, and day trading firms could potentially benefit from all of them.  The six areas help analyze the difference between a prop firm and an online broker. Every trader is different, and might place more emphasis on one category as the trader considers whether retail or prop is best for them.

For example, with day traders, the way retail accounts are dealt with is the buying power is the lesser of the equity in the account, and is divided by .30. This means that 30% minimum global margin requirement for equities, or your SMA is multiplied by two.

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Sep 24

Forex Trading Strategy – The Why and How

Buy Hold And Sell Dice Represents Stocks Strategy Stock ImageOften neglected as paperwork, the forex strategy is relegated to the corner by most new forex traders because they are too busy opening accounts, selecting forex brokers, training or checking out demo accounts or placing orders and getting ready to profit. In the excitement of making profits and earning higher levels of returns the newbie forgets that this is an important part of the forex trading process.

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Sep 17

Three Ways To Fast-Forward Your Life

Three Ways To Fast-Forward Your LifeThere are plenty of moments in everyone’s life that they wish they could fast-forward through.  Whether you are suffering through an occasion that you want to get past, or you have something you’ve been looking forward to, it happens to all of us.  While general philosophy dictates that you stop and smell the roses, there are times when it pays to think outside the box so you can get ahead in life to achieve your goals.  Here are a few ways you can get ahead so that you can enjoy life a bit more.

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Sep 16

Market Brief for the Week covering September 16 – 22

Lawrence Summers, considered to be the leading candidate to get the Federal Reserve chairmanship from Ben Bernanke, has announced that he is pulling his name from contention. This announcement was made yesterday.  In other financial developments, global equities and majority of the dollar-counterparties continued to post gains from last week. With the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting due in two days the question is whether this event is separate or does it show a hint of what we should be expecting from the FOMC. But one thing would remain the same – the leadership and direction of the Fed will continue. Consider it as more of a “pro-growth” approach.  This can be seen in the positive movements for Asian stocks and with a bullish outlook for the recovering economies of the US, EuroZone and China. Read the rest of this entry »

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