Last week, the White House unveiled an outline of President Trump’s official tax reform proposal. While most Americans are focused on the major overhaul of corporate and income taxes, some investors are more concerned about capital gains taxes. While the initial outline barely even touched on capital gains taxes, here’s what you need to know…
Tesla (ticker: TSLA) investors love CEO Elon Musk. Musk is a visionary genius and entrepreneurial billionaire who is often compared to “Iron Man” superhero protagonist Tony Stark. But while Musk fans are excited by his insatiable thirst for innovative technology, Tesla investors may be getting uneasy about his growing number of outside commitments.
Quarterly dividend payments are a nice treat to reward blue chip stock investors for their patience and loyalty. In the long-term, dividend yields of 3 percent or higher can make a meaningful impact on portfolio returns as well, especially while interest rates remain historically low.
Few events generate as much excitement on Wall Street as the initial public offering of a major technology company. Companies like Facebook (ticker: FB), Twitter (TWTR) and Snap (SNAP) have products that are innovative and massively popular, and investors can’t wait to get a piece of the action.
Longer days and warmer weather can only mean one thing: spring is here. There’s no spring break for stock traders, so knowing seasonal Q2 trading patterns can be extremely helpful this time of year. Here’s a look at some springtime stock-market tendencies.
President Donald Trump is setting his sights on eliminating the Dodd-Frank Act, a set of financial regulations aimed at preventing another credit crisis like the one that occurred in 2008. While bank investors have cheered a possible end to the burdensome regulations, deregulation of the financial sector may be setting the table for another economic…
As online trading technology has helped close the knowledge gap between retail traders and big institutions, it’s become easier for retail traders to use more advanced strategies in their trading. One of the ways people use these advanced strategies is the utilization of different order types.
One of the most difficult parts of investing is removing emotions from the equation and relying strictly on rational decision-making. Unfortunately, even our own human brains may sometimes point us in the wrong direction.
The idea of a leveraged ETF is fairly simple and appealing. If a trader is bullish on the S&P 500, why settle for investing in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE: SPY) when the Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 3X Shares(ETF) (NYSE: SPXL), or another leveraged ETF like it, could triple its gains?
Exchange-reported information about market imbalances offers opportunistic traders a rare glimpse of where a stock’s share price could be headed in the opening and closing minutes of the trading day. Here’s an overview about what you need to know about market imbalances, how you can trade this important information, and the risks involved in market…