The cyclical nature of the stock market means that even popular stocks trade at a discount from time to time. Long-term value investors recognize that market downturns are typically only temporary, and they swoop in to buy stocks at a discount. However, sometimes a stock’s downturn is more than just a cyclical lull and can…
Most long-term investors attempt to make money in the stock market by identifying individual stocks or exchange-traded funds that they believe will rise in value over time. As the old adage goes, the recipe for successful investing is buying low and selling high. However, certain investors actually profit off bets that share prices will go…
Though Wall Street isn’t known as a sympathetic place, many traders are quite fond of the sympathy trade. These are trades in which a trader reacts to news occurring in one security by trading another security that is making a move as a result.
One of the hardest things to do when trading is managing risk. Often, there are so many risk factors at play in a given asset, it can be hard to protect yourself and still profit.
The most high-profile IPO of 2017, Snapchat parent company Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP), has been a major disappointment for investors up to this point. Roughly four months into its life as a public company, Snap’s stock is already trading more than 7 percent below its IPO price.
Perhaps no other stock in the market has generated as much buzz as Tesla Inc TSLA 0.18% in 2017 ahead of the roll-out of its highly anticipated Model 3. However, it seems not even Wall Street knows quite what to make of Tesla’s stock.
Health care reform and tax reform were two cornerstones of the platform that landed President Donald Trump in the White House and Republicans in control of both houses of Congress last November.
Experts agree everyone should start saving for retirement as early as possible, but those approaching age 50 without saving for their golden years are facing a full-fledged financial emergency.
Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN)’s grocery list for June included a $13.7 billion buyout bid for Whole Foods Market, Inc.(NASDAQ: WFM), an unexpected bit of good news for Whole Foods shareholders. The grocer’s stock jumped 29 percent on the day the bid was announced.
Of the infinite number of stock trading strategies being used today, scalping may be among the most popular. It’s so common that you may be a scalper and not even realize it. Here’s how to tell if you’re a scalp trader.