Stock Market

Stock Analyst Ratings and What They Mean

Stock analyst ratings are helpful to traders and investors as they convey how professional analysts feel about the future performance of a stock. Simpler traders use several methods to consider stocks that outperform the broader market and the S&P 500 – including analyst ratings. Even before traders bring out their technical analysis tools, the positive … Read more

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How Many Stock Trading Days in a Year

One overlooked piece of the trader’s tool chest can immediately transform chaos into an organized, well-constructed environment, and it’s as simple as a trading calendar. Traders at Simpler Trading may focus on trending stocks, volume, and momentum – but traders who have financial goals for their portfolios should know how many stock days they have … Read more

TTM_Squeeze

How to use the TTM Squeeze

Have you ever wondered how traders get into a stock right before it makes a huge move? Most people who are not traders attribute it to luck, but there’s much more to that than just being lucky. In reality, it’s all about the indicator. Indicators are essential technical analysis tools that traders use in the … Read more

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How to Save for Retirement

It’s difficult to watch an evening program on the networks without viewing commercials featuring anxious retirees mulling over their retirement accounts with a cup of coffee. Many of these commercials feature retired couples walking their dog, window shopping, or riding their cruiser bikes along the boardwalk. Where are the real people who get stuck in … Read more

Options Trading for Beginners

Options Trading for Beginners

One way or another, all traders and investors alike who actively trade in the stock market have heard about options trading. And with the potential that options have, it might leave you wondering how a trader such as yourself can start trading options. But before you blindly jump into the exciting world of options, you … Read more

Trading Options vs Stocks

Trading Options vs Stocks

Have you ever been to a restaurant to have a meal, but when you get there, you are unsure what to order? You may be indecisive about eating beef or chicken. However, despite the menu having various options, not all meals will suit your appetite. Similarly, when deciding between stocks or options, or even combining … Read more

How To Trade Commodities

How To Trade Commodities

Agriculture and commodities are arguably the most essential markets on Earth. It’s where the exchange of raw materials occurs on a mass scale. If there is a crash in the commodity market, then there will likely be severe repercussions in all the financial markets around the world. With that said, there are two types of … Read more

Best Trading Books to Read

Best Trading Books to Read

In the world of trading, there are so many resources traders can utilize to help them grow as a trader. You have Google, YouTube, and trading platforms that can help you gain a better understanding of trading in the stock market. But, one of the most overlooked forms of publication is actually an ancient form … Read more

A Guide to Fibonacci Retracements in Trading

A Guide to Fibonacci Retracements in Trading

Fibonacci retracements have become widely used among traders to predict support and resistance levels based on past price action. Here is an overview of Fibonacci retracements and how to start using them in your trading. What are Fibonacci Retracements? The term “Fibonacci” comes from the famous Italian mathematician, Leonardo Pisano. Pisano’s nickname was Fibonacci and … Read more