Learn to trade

  • 6 Types Of Tailed Bar Candlestick Trading Strategies
    Tailed bars are the most important bars on a price chart. Plain and simple. The reason they are so important is because they often give us a very strong clue as to what price might do next, more so than any other type of price bar.
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  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, April 16th to 20th 2018
    The EURUSD remains range-bound between 1.2140 key support and key resistance up near 1.2540 area. Last week, we were watching for a pullback to support to be a buyer and we mentioned the near-term level at 1.2250 down to 1.2140 as a potential buy-zon…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 12:13am -
  • Master ONE Thing To Reach Trading Success
    As traders, we should learn from this book and use the concepts it teaches by focusing on one thing at a time and mastering it. This means mastering and perfecting our trading strategy and everything that surrounds the execution and management of tha…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 6:44am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, April 9th to 13th 2018
    The EURUSD remains 'trapped' within a trading range between 1.2140 support and 1.2540 resistance. Last week, price moved slightly lower within this range and is now bordering on near-term support at 1.2250 with the key support zone at 1.2160 - 1.2140…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Apr 18, 10:26pm -
  • The 30-Minute Trading Routine For Busy People
    In today’s lesson, I am going to show you the 30-minute trading routine that I’ve developed for myself that saves me tons of time and mental stress, and ultimately improves my lifestyle. Once I religiously started this routine and adopt…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 8:35am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, April 2nd to 6th 2018
    The EURUSD continues to move sideways and consolidating last week, basically going nowhere. Price has been contained within a larger consolidation / trading range between 1.2540 resistance and support at 1.2140 for a couple months now. Prior to this…
    - 18 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 10:02pm -
  • This Brain Tweak Could Dramatically Improve Your Trading
    Imagine if you could insert a plug into the back of your head and upload a piece of software code into your brain that would allow you to trade like some of the all-time best traders? Well, unfortunately we do not have the capability to upload softwa…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Mar 18, 8:45am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, March 26th to 30th 2018
    Note: We Use ‘New York Close Charts’ – Get Our Preferred Charts & Trading Platform Here EURUSD – Euro/dollar consolidates above key support zone The EURUSD basically just consolidated last week, within the trading range str…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Mar 18, 9:50pm -
  • 10 Things You Can Learn From The World’s Best Traders
    Today’s lesson is a virtual treasure trove of wisdom and insight from some of the best trading minds of all time. We are going to go on a journey of discovery and learn a little about some of the best traders ever and dissect some of their fam…
    - 31 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 8:22am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, March 19th to 23rd 2018
    The EURUSD moved sideways to slightly lower last week, within the trading range structure we have been discussing in recent commentaries. We remain bullish on this market as the overall trend is up and price is trading above key support levels still.…
    - 32 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 12:15am -
  • To Make Big Money Trading, Don’t Think About the Money
    Almost 100% of people coming into trading are drawn in by the desire to make money and improve their lifestyle. Whether you want to admit it or not, that is probably why you are on my blog; because you think you can make a lot of money trading or you…
    - 38 days ago, 13 Mar 18, 5:20am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, March 12th to 16th 2018
    The EURUSD rotated lower late last week following a push higher in the first half of the week. Price bounced off of 1.2160 - 1.2200 key support zone the week before last as this market is oscillating in a large range between 1.2160 - 1.2200 support a…
    - 40 days ago, 11 Mar 18, 10:37pm -
  • What If You Only Took 4 Trades a Month?
    How many trades did you take last month? 4? 40? 400? The answer will tell me a lot about you and how you’re doing in the market. There’s an extremely high correlation between trade frequency or number of trades taken per month and oneâ…
    - 46 days ago, 5 Mar 18, 12:37pm -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, March 5th to 9th 2018
    Gold has been trading above key support near 1300.00 area in recent months, bouncing higher from it on recent pullbacks. Price hit that support zone again late last week, forming a nice looking bullish pin bar reversal there on Thursday. This substan…
    - 47 days ago, 4 Mar 18, 6:08pm -
  • How to Exorcise Your Trading Demons
    In today's lesson, I am going to discuss some of the most vicious trading 'demons' that possess traders' minds and give you the power to exorcise them once and for all. This lesson is about taking the negative and turning it into positive. I am going…
    - 53 days ago, 26 Feb 18, 8:52am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, February 26th to March 2nd 2018
    The EURUSD rotated down from 1.2520 key resistance last week, consolidating into the week's close. This market is still in an uptrend overall but we are currently in a period of sideways / trading-range movement where price is oscillating between sup…
    - 53 days ago, 25 Feb 18, 10:47pm -
  • The Myths Of Trading You Must Remove From Your Mind
    There are numerous misconceptions and incorrect assumptions that surrounding trading. These myths are held both by aspiring traders as well as the public. Not only are they untrue, they are hurtful both to you as a trader and your chances off success…
    - 60 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 1:22pm -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, February 19th to 23rd 2018
    The EURUSD moved higher last week as price rebounded following a decline to 1.2200 area the previous week. Notice the false break of key resistance up near 1.2520 that occurred last Friday, this pullback could continue this week as this is a formidab…
    - 60 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:18pm -
  • You’re Only as Good as Your Last Trade
    Today’s lesson is going to help you eliminate one of the biggest psychological handicaps that is standing in the way of your trading success. First, we will identify the issue and then help you cure it and prevent it from returning. Essentiall…
    - 67 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 1:10pm -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, February 12th to 16th 2018
    The EURUSD pulled back last week as price rotated lower but remained above key support levels with the technical uptrend still intact. As a result, we remain more bullish on this market still and looking for buying opportunities again this week as th…
    - 67 days ago, 11 Feb 18, 11:26pm -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, February 5th to 9th 2018
    Last week in the EURUSD, price pushed higher again, albeit with more subdued gains than the previous week. However, the trend is still up overall and as we have been discussing in recent commentaries we are looking to buy this market on pull backs to…
    - 75 days ago, 4 Feb 18, 9:21pm -
  • Before You Place Your Next Trade, Ask Yourself These 10 Questions
    A commercial airline pilot goes through an extensive pre-flight checklist to avoid any problems once that jumbo-jet gets it airborne. Similarly, you must go through a trading checklist before you get ‘airborne’ and enter a live trade. Bu…
    - 77 days ago, 2 Feb 18, 7:48am -
  • How To Catch That Runaway Market Trend
    It's no secret that some of the major stock market indices have been screaming higher recently. If you look at an S&P500 daily chart for example, it's been on fire for well over a year now, especially since the second half of 2017. To the outsider wh…
    - 81 days ago, 29 Jan 18, 7:38am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, January 29th to February 2nd 2018
    Last week in the EURUSD, price pushed higher again, in-line with our recent EURUSD analysis. However, price did form a bearish pin bar on Thursday, reversing at a key long-term resistance area up near 1.2540, visible on the weekly time frame. As a re…
    - 81 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 11:35pm -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, January 22nd to 26th 2018
    The EURUSD consolidated last week as we can see below on the daily chart. However, this market is in the midst of a strong uptrend with a lot of bullish momentum behind it and we see no reason for that to change this week. We are looking for a pullba…
    - 89 days ago, 21 Jan 18, 9:14pm -
  • Trading is a Marathon, Not a Sprint
    Simply put, without the proper knowledge, training, preperation and skills, you will never win at the game of trading. So, in today’s lesson, I am not just going to preach to you that you "can’t get rich quickâ€� in trading (you re…
    - 91 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 11:43am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, January 15th to 19th 2018
    The moves we saw last week in the EURUSD were insane, absolutely huge. For the last few weeks we have been long-biased, looking to buy the EURUSD on a pullback to support, well the market finally gave us a chance last week. Here are the key points to…
    - 95 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 11:48pm -
  • Trading is Survival of the Fittest – Will You Evolve or Die?
    Do you want the good life as a trader? Do you want the good life in general? Then you got to get fit and stay fit, and to do that you must adapt, you must evolve in both trading and life. It’s not enough to just know a lot of things if you don…
    - 98 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, January 8th to 12th 2018
    After an impressive run higher in recent weeks, the EURUSD spend the later part of last week consolidating before it makes its next move. Given the strong bullish momentum of late, we are looking to join this market on the long side. This week, we ca…
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  • Beware of The Trading Pandora’s Box
    Sometimes, an action or even a thought or idea we have regarding trading the markets may seem small and innocent but leads to disaster. Have you ever been cruising along in your trading routine, doing well, staying on track, staying focused, but then…
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  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, January 1st to 5th 2018
    Last week's price action in the EURUSD confirms our recent views of looking to buy this market on weakness. Notice, price easily closed up through recent swing highs above 1.1960 following a pin bar signal that formed down near 1.1860 key support. We…
    - 1 Jan 18, 9:23pm -
  • What’s Your New Year Trading Resolution?
    After reading today's article, I'm going to ask you to write your "New Year’s Trading Resolution", and I hope you can be honest with yourself and your trading peers, and hold yourself accountable to the promise you make to yourself. Your succe…
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  • Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays To All – 2017
    Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays To All - 2017
    - 24 Dec 17, 2:46pm -
  • A Simple Mindset Hack That Will Make You a Better Trader Almost Instantly
    What if I told you that you could become a significantly better trader starting next week? Well, you can, and it’s totally within your control. All you must do is decide to change how you currently think about trading and change how you are cu…
    - 23 Dec 17, 12:45am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, December 18th to 22nd 2017
    Following on from last week's bullish analysis of Crude Oil, the price action is compressing after moving sideways last week. However, we remain bullish on this market above 55.00 support and we will look to buy the dips at that level or wait for a c…
    - 18 Dec 17, 12:01am -
  • 6 Unknown Winning Habits of Successful Traders
    Whilst there is no actual secret to trading success, it is a fact that successful traders think and act differently from unsuccessful traders. In today’s lesson we are going to discuss some of the most important differences between winning and…
    - 15 Dec 17, 12:26pm -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, December 11th to 15th 2017
    In our recent EURUSD commentaries, we had been looking to buy this market on a retrace to support levels whilst it was above 1.1660 key support. We can see that last week price underwent a modest pull back, ending on Friday with a small pin bar signa…
    - 10 Dec 17, 8:29pm -
  • Why The Best Trading Plan Is Built Around Anticipation
    Professional traders do not just react to the market, they anticipate it. If you want to move from the ranks of losing traders into the upper-echelon of the trading ‘elite’, you need to become an anticipatory trader instead of a reactive…
    - 8 Dec 17, 12:06pm -
  • 6 Tips On How To Identify The Trend On Charts
    Over my 15+ years of successful trading, here are 6 key points I’ve learned about how to identify the trend of a market…Keep in mind, I am not talking about ‘trading the trend’ here, I am simply providing a set of filters an…
    - 4 Dec 17, 12:39pm -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, December 4th to 8th 2017
    The EURUSD consolidated last week after reconnecting above 1.1875 overhead resistance the previous week (which is now support). As we discussed last week, we have changed our bias to bullish after price moved back above 1.1664 key support and we can…
    - 3 Dec 17, 11:26pm -
  • Is Your Stop Loss Too Tight ?
    ’m sure you know that where you place your stop loss is important. However, generally speaking, wider stop losses are going to lead to trading success much faster than tighter stop losses. In today’s lesson, we are going to discuss and…
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  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, Nov. 27th to Dec. 1st 2017
    The EURUSD surged higher last week, reconnecting above 1.1875 overhead resistance (which is now support). As we discussed last week, we have changed our bias to bullish after price moved back above 1.1664 key support and we can see that since then, p…
    - 26 Nov 17, 9:42pm -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, November 20th to 24th 2017
    Last week, the EURUSD reconnected above 1.1664, which was resistance but now flips back to support following the strong close above it. We remain bullish above that level this week and that is in-line with the long-term weekly chart uptrend. Traders…
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  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, November 13th to 17th 2017
    The EURUSD remains in a downtrend on the daily chart time frame, so we are looking to trade short as we mentioned last week. Price retrace higher last week, moving up to 1.1660 resistance. However, we are not seeing any obvious sell signals just yet…
    - 12 Nov 17, 10:52pm -
  • How to Trade Long Tailed Pin Bar Signals on Daily Charts
    I often get asked if I have a favorite pattern to trade, and the answer is yes, yes, I do. Today’s lesson is about that pattern, it’s what I call my ‘deserted island strategy’ because if I were stranded on a deserted island…
    - 10 Nov 17, 9:44am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, November 6th to 10th 2017
    The EURUSD consolidated just below near-term resistance at 1.1660 last week as bears kept price subdued following the strong sell-off that took place the previous week. As we mentioned last week, we have taken a bearish stance on this market and we a…
    - 6 Nov 17, 12:07am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, October 30th to November 3rd 2017
    The EURUSD weakened significantly last week as sellers came into the market and pushed price below key support at 1.1660 with price closing well below that level on Friday. In light of this development, we are moving to a more bearish bias on the EUR…
    - 29 Oct 17, 9:31pm -
  • The ‘Weekend’ Forex Traders Lifestyle (How & Why It Works)
    As a trader, I know it’s critically important that I am as prepared as possible for the upcoming trading week, and I have learned over my 15+ years in the market that the best time to do my market analysis and make trading decisions, is when t…
    - 28 Oct 17, 8:38am -
  • Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller, October 23rd to 27th 2017
    The GBPUSD has recently pulled back to a key support level near 1.3060 and we have been looking to buy near this level over the last two weeks. Notice, on the chart below, a bullish pin bar signal formed on Friday after price rotated modestly lower l…
    - 22 Oct 17, 8:53pm -
  • What Is The Weakest Link In Your Trading Chain ?
    It’s probably no surprise that you are standing in your own way when it comes to trading success and possibly even success in your life in general. It may sound like I am reinforcing a negative, but sometimes we must take responsibility for ou…
    - 17 Oct 17, 9:54am -

Profitable Trading Tips

  • These Are Trade War-Proof Stocks
    When Trump announced increased tariffs on imported steel and aluminum the markets fell. A trade war would be the nail in the coffin for an already-aging bull market. Specifically, the Chinese have been selling low price steel and aluminum to US buyer…
    - 45 days ago, 6 Mar 18, 4:19pm -
  • Discipline and Rules Result in Trading Profits
    The stock market keeps going up and more and more people want to get in on the profits. We are reminded of the surge in the Chinese stock market followed by a crash just a few years ago. A taxi driver in Shanghai lamented, after the crash, that he ha…
    - 78 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 6:22pm -
  • Profit from a Market Pull Back
    The stock market is clearly over bought and it keeps going up. Earnings and the promise of benefits from the tax overhaul are driving many sectors. Bulls keep buying and bears warn of a stock market correction. Interestingly, CNBC writes that for the…
    - 9 Jan 18, 12:51pm -
  • Can You Make Money Just Trading Bitcoin?
    In a Forbes article about why bitcoin is worth anywhere from zero to infinity the author notes the sketchy beginnings and risks of the cryptocurrency. The first time I wrote about Bitcoin (BTC) – the electronic currency set up to buy and sell illeg…
    - 8 Dec 17, 5:15pm -
  • How Badly Will the Bitcoin Rally End?
    Bitcoin just keeps going up but all rallies eventually peter out. The question is how badly will the bitcoin rally end? Investor’s Business Daily notes that Bitcoin clears $10,000 while other cryptocurrencies fall. Bitcoin topped the key psych…
    - 28 Nov 17, 4:26pm -
  • Which Is a Better Investment, Bitcoin or Renewable Energy?
    In the last few years the stock market has continued to amaze as the high tech darlings have risen to greater and greater heights. Meanwhile, bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, has skyrocketed to the $8,000 range. Now CNBC looks at bitcoin and the renewabl…
    - 20 Nov 17, 6:12pm -
  • Investors Buy Consumer Stocks to Diversify Against a Crash
    The stock market rally is getting old and many stocks are overpriced. One way to deal with this situation is to short overpriced stocks or simply sell and hold on to cash. But for those who want to stay in the market the traditional way to prepare is…
    - 15 Nov 17, 3:53pm -
  • What Happens to Bonds When People Quit Saving?
    There has been a demographic phenomenon as large numbers of people in developed economies pass through their 40s and 50s. These people are great savers and their savings have driven down bond interest rates. The demographic phenomenon is about to sto…
    - 7 Nov 17, 6:00pm -
  • Worries about Potential Tax Cuts
    Investors were so excited about the renewed prospect of tax cuts and now it seems there are worries about potential tax cuts. According to Bloomberg US stocks fell along with the dollar and treasuries gained as investors considered the details of how…
    - 30 Oct 17, 5:03pm -
  • What Stocks Will Benefit from a $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut?
    Years ago an economist named Laffer proposed tax cuts as a way to stimulate the economy and keep the budget balanced. The theory supposed that by cutting taxes people would work harder, be more productive, invest more and make more money. And the low…
    - 26 Oct 17, 9:33pm -

Investors Place

  • BreakingFor Etsy Inc Stock Simple and Straightforward Proves Best
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsETSY stock's rapid rise has been well deserved, but Etsy Inc investors might want to wait for a pullback before getting on board.The post For Etsy Inc Stock Simple and Straightforward Pr…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:53pm -
  • Amazon.com, Inc. Is Changing How the Military Shops
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe Department of Defense insists it will award its $10 billion cloud contract to a single vendor, and competitors are scrambling to head off Amazon. The post Amazon.com, Inc. Is Changin…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:14pm -
  • Enough of the Elon Musk and Tesla Inc Snake Oil
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsTesla Inc has gobbled up $5.3 billion in taxpayer money, yet CEO Elon Musk continues to overpromise and underdeliver, which will eventually catch up to TSLA stock. The post Enough of the…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:35pm -
  • Skechers USA Inc (SKX) Posts Quarterly Sales Record in Q1
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsSkechers USA (SKX) shares plummeted after the bell Thursday despite the company posting a quarterly record for sales in its first-quarter report of fiscal 2018.The post Skechers USA Inc…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:14pm -
  • The Key to Amazon.com, Inc. Stock is Company Culture
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAMZN stock investors are in good hands with a visionary like CEO Jeff Bezos at the helm of Amazon.com, Inc.The post The Key to Amazon.com, Inc. Stock is Company Culture appeared first on…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 8:55pm -
  • E*TRADE Financial Corp (ETFC) Shares Slide Despite Earnings Beat
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsE*TRADE Financial (ETFC) shares were sliding Thursday despite the company posting quarterly earnings results that topped Wall Street expectations.The post E*TRADE Financial Corp (ETFC) S…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 8:48pm -
  • 5 Stock Trades to Make First Thing Friday Morning
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsIt was a busy day on Thursday, setting up investors for another solid day of trading on Friday. Here are the top stock trades we're watching. The post 5 Stock Trades to Make First Thing…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:45pm -
  • Should You Send In Class Action Security Claims Forms?
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsConsider it an investor right of passage: Taking an hour or two fill out a securities class action lawsuit form may be worth your time.The post Should You Send In Class Action Security C…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:44pm -
  • 5 Reasons Why Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc Will Keep Crashing
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThinking of buying HMNY stock for a bounce? Here are the five reasons to stay far away from this falling knife.The post 5 Reasons Why Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc Will Keep Crashing…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:38pm -
  • Procter & Gamble Co Stock Continues to Struggle Despite Earnings Beat
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsPG stock fell after earnings due to weaker revenue guidance, and with revenues down over the past few years, any bad news on that front hits Procter & Gamble.The post Procter & Gamble Co…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:33pm -
  • 6 Happy 420 Day Images to Celebrate National Weed Day
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsHappy 420 Day! In honor of April 20 -- aka Weed Day -- we have compiled six images for you to celebrate the day. Share them via social media.The post 6 Happy 420 Day Images to Celebrate…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:31pm -
  • 10 Dividend-Payers to Own for Month-to-Month Income
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsContrary to popular belief, dividends don't have to be a quarterly thing. These stocks and funds dish out reliable income twelve times per year, so you earn dependable monthly income with…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:17pm -
  • 5 Top Stocks to Gain Now That Tax Season Is Over
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe market, historically, tends to gain momentum in the two weeks following the Tax Day, with technology, financials and industrials showing notable gains. Comp....The post 5 Top Stocks…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:15pm -
  • The Real Threat To FedEx Corporation Is Not Amazon.com
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsDespite a lot of buzz that Amazon.com will take on FedEx, it looks overblown. The real threat to FDX stock is likely to be a trade war.The post The Real Threat To FedEx Corporation Is N…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:10pm -
  • No Reason to Rush Into Electronic Arts Inc. Stock
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThere's a long-term bull case for Electronic Arts. But with near-term concerns ahead of earnings, there's no need to rush into EA stock.The post No Reason to Rush Into Electronic Arts In…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:56pm -
  • 420 History: How Did April 20 Become Weed Day?
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAs many of you know, 420, or April 20th, is Weed Day. Here's the origin story of 420, which doesn't come from a police code, despite popular belief.The post 420 History: How Did April 20…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:50pm -
  • 7 Vanguard ETFs for Buy-and-Hold Investors
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsWith approximately 80 ETFs in its house, Vanguard has plenty of funds for conservative buy-and-hold investors to consider, spanning both equities and fixed income. Consider some of the fo…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:49pm -
  • PayPal Holdings Inc Is Steady, And That’s What You Need Right Now
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsPYPL stock is in a good spot. Digital payment services like PayPal are a very hot space now and will be for years to come.The post PayPal Holdings Inc Is Steady, And That’s What Y…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:32pm -
  • Mylan NV Could Be Closer to a Breakout Than Most Traders Realize
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsOnce all the Mylan headlines start to sink in, investor perspective could change. That would then move MYL stock that hasn't gone anywhere since February.The post Mylan NV Could Be Close…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:30pm -
  • Walmart Dress Code to Get a Lot More Flexible
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe Walmart (WMT) dress code is about to get a lot more flexible, allowing employees to wear blue jeans in an effort to create a more relaxed work atmosphere.The post Walmart Dress Code…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:24pm -
  • 5 TV Stocks That Netflix, Inc. Can’t Beat
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsCord cutting is a trend that continues to gain steam ... and yes, it has put lots of pressure on TV stocks. Yet there are some interesting value plays emerging.The post 5 TV Stocks That…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:21pm -
  • Despite Competition, Dollar General Corp. Stock Should March Higher
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsLower pricing at Walmart could be an issue for DG. But at 15x earnings, Dollar General stock has priced in competitive risk but not its growth potential.The post Despite Competition, Dol…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:21pm -
  • Thursday Apple Rumors: 2018 iPhone X May Start at $550
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThursday's Apple Rumors include Tim Cook denying Mac and iPad software merger claims, a new disassembly robot named Daisy and more.The post Thursday Apple Rumors: 2018 iPhone X May Start…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:11pm -
  • Novartis AG (ADR) Stock Drops on Q1 Earnings Miss
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsNovartis (NVS) stock took a hit on Thursday following the release of its earnings report for the first quarter of the year.The post Novartis AG (ADR) Stock Drops on Q1 Earnings Miss appe…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 5:52pm -
  • W W Grainger Inc Stock Jumps on Strong Q1 Earnings
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsW W Grainger (GWW) stock was on the rise Thursday following the release of its earnings report for the first quarter of 2018.The post W W Grainger Inc Stock Jumps on Strong Q1 Earnings a…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 5:37pm -
  • Dropbox, Inc. Stock Set to Rocket Higher Even After a Successful IPO
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsDBX may look like an expensive, hyped technology stock, but its user growth is very real. Though risky, the odds of Dropbox disappointing investors are low.The post Dropbox, Inc. Stock S…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 5:28pm -
  • Will Boeing Co Be Grounded Over Trade War Worries?
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBoeing stock has been under plenty of pressure, falling more than 16% from high to low. However, it may be time buy BA stock now that the dust has settled. It seems Boeing may end up bein…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 5:24pm -
  • Earnings Confirm Alcoa Corp Is in a Sweet Spot
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAA stock may be a little too hot to buy right now, but the underlying Alcoa story makes it a "buy on the dip" name.The post Earnings Confirm Alcoa Corp Is in a Sweet Spot appeared first…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 5:17pm -
  • KeyCorp Reports Earnings for Q1 2018
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsKeyCorp (KEY) has released its earnings report for the first quarter of 2018 and it was able to match earnings per share estimates for the period.The post KeyCorp Reports Earnings for Q1…
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  • Morgan Stanley Beats Big, But Market Is Unimpressed
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