ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes when you look at a chart, you see what has happened recently and this informs your decision about what should happen next. This decision then determines how you subsequently trade and can result in costly mistakes, especially in the case of the
Confessions of a Speculator: Why Losses Occur by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Confessions of a Speculator: Why Losses Occur
by JESSE H. THOMPSON/ Technical Analysis staff writer
""The Markets"", whether envisioned as the stock markets, the futures markets or any of the myriad
forms and reflections of price activity, are all somew
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Most traders are familiar with how margins on equities work, but what about margins on futures? Here, we look at the unique characteristics of futures margins to understand their nuances
Information Bias, Or Why More Is Not Necessarily Better
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Information bias is a cognitive bias which leads us to believe that more information is better or complexity is preferable to simplicity. Sometimes we collect information which is ultimately irrelevant to the decision we are trying to make but we feel mo
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though the new tax bill incorporates some long-overdue appreciation to IRA contribution amounts, the bill that did pass will leave us much further behind the curve in saving for retirement than the bill that didn't pass.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you think reaching 40 means more spending than saving, then think again! There's still plenty of time before retirement to put your earnings to work. And if Congress cooperates, a higher annual IRA contribution limit could still help you retire a
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...WHY I BECAME A JUNKMAN
by Bill Dunbar
IN THE BEGINNING
My wife hurled the folder into the air, scattering it all over the family room.
""Take your damn stocks!"" she screamed. ""I'll never look at another one again!""
Promises, promises. I stomped ou
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The reason traders love binary options is simple. Most pitfalls that cause a trader to fail can be avoided with binary options. This gives the trader a greater chance of success. Most traders fail for one or more of the following reasons
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All you hear and read nowadays is that the market is in a bear correction and it will test the low reached in March 2009, if not fall even lower. Here's why I believe otherwise.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:2 (54-56): Why Position Trade? by Martha Stokes
Position trading offers some good opportunities for current market conditions. Here's how you can benefit.
When the stock market is dominated by short-term traders, the position
Working Money: Why Doesn't The Fat Lady Sing? by Bruce R. Faber
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Why Doesn't The Fat Lady Sing? by Bruce R. Faber
When the stage is obscured
by smoke and mirrors, how
can you know when the last
act is finally over?
Even though the bear market
has been eating investors'
lunch since early in 2000, there