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  • Shrinking Stock Market
    In the last nine years companies listed on US stock exchanges have been buying more shares than they have been issuing. In the last two years the numbers of available shares have fallen by 2.3%. This is not just due to stock buybacks.
    - 81 days ago, 26 Oct 20, 4:57pm -
  • When Is Stock Trading Dangerous?
    More and more retail investors are getting into the stock market. Unfortunately, many novices are also trading stocks and stock options. When is stock trading dangerous for novices? Investopedia writes about dangerous moves for first time investors.…
    - 12 Sep 20, 3:42pm -
  • How to Accurately Value Stocks Today
    Stock traders need to know when stocks are priced too low, priced normally, or overpriced in order to time their trades. Today the market as a whole has recovered from the Covid-19 crash at the beginning of the year. Some stocks like the tech giants…
    - 25 Aug 20, 2:49pm -
  • How Will the Market Respond to a Biden Presidency?
    As Election Day draws near traders are wondering how will the market respond to a Biden presidency.
    - 23 Jul 20, 6:24pm -
  • Is the Market High Sustainable?
    The stock market overall has recovered from the “covid-19 crash� and back to record highs. Is the market high sustainable or are we set for another crash?
    - 23 Jun 20, 3:41pm -
  • Trading Biotechnology in the Era of Coronavirus
    Gilead’s stock is up as its drug remdesivir is the only medicine approved for treatment of Covid-19, but it is also well-positioned to benefit from a world of recurring pandemics.
    - 5 May 20, 6:45pm -
  • When Will Be the Time to Buy Stocks?
    Investor’s Business Daily writes that it may be time to go “all in on stocksâ€� now that there is talk of opening up the economy again. Is this right or will continuing bad economic news send stocks even lower? When will be the time…
    - 15 Apr 20, 4:09pm -
  • Trading Stocks during a Market Crash
    The S&P 500 reached a historic high in late February and it has been all downhill since then. From its high of 3373, to index has fallen as low as 2237 before recovering to the 2475 range. This has erased all gains from the Trump era and started to e…
    - 26 Mar 20, 8:02pm -
  • Can You Make Money Trading Tesla?
    Tesla is on a roll with stock gains of 19% and 20%. Many investors see Tesla and its electric vehicles as the wave of the future, but the stock can be volatile. Can you make money trading Tesla over the short term instead of trusting that the company…
    - 4 Feb 20, 7:40pm -
  • Can Buffett Fix Kraft Heinz?
    Kraft Heinz has been one of the “widow and orphanâ€� stocks that routinely pay dividends year after year and are rock solid stable. That is no longer the case! Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holds just over a fourth of KHC stoc…
    - 23 Feb 19, 9:22pm -

Investors Place

  • BreakingAlibaba Stock Has Had a Tough Time of Late but the Worst Is Over
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBABA stock has suffed from an executive flub. This too shall pass and it will resume its path. Great fundamentals don't die this fast.The post Alibaba Stock Has Had a Tough Time of Late…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 6:15pm -
  • BreakingMicrosoft Stock Is a Safe Choice Among Big Tech Companies
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsMSFT stock is a great option for investors who are interested in big tech companies, but are wary of current antitrust investigations.The post Microsoft Stock Is a Safe Choice Among Big…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 6:14pm -
  • BreakingAfter Election Results, Sundial Is Still a Legalization Lottery Ticket
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThere's no guarantee that the recent blue wave will pave the way for legalization, but high-risk SNDL stock could head higher near-term.The post After Election Results, Sundial Is Still…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 6:09pm -
  • BreakingCash Crunch Doesn’t Bode Well for AMC Entertainment
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsTrying to play a game of chicken with AMC stock is either courageous or self-destructive. Either way, the risk-to-reward isn't favorable.The post Cash Crunch Doesn’t Bode Well for AMC…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 6:08pm -
  • BreakingSurf the “Green Waveâ€� with this Disruptive Green Hydrogen Pioneer
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsExecutives have been returning to the office over the past the few months. But they aren’t driving (it’s a two-hour drive). Instead, they’re taking helicopters back a…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 6:00pm -
  • BreakingWhy Moderna Has More Upside Than Its Covid-19 Vaccine Implies
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe wild volatility in Moderna stock before and after its vaccine approval is coming to an end but its long-term prospects are on the way up.The post Why Moderna Has More Upside Than Its…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:56pm -
  • BreakingIt’s Not Too Late to Buy Canoo Stock at a Ground-Floor Price
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThere's no shortage of EV SPAC stocks to choose from. However, GOEV stock is compelling as Canoo offers truly unique vehicles.The post It’s Not Too Late to Buy Canoo Stock at a Ground-…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:46pm -
  • Breaking5 Electric Vehicle ETFs Getting a Big Biden Boost
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsFor many investors, particularly those priced out of Tesla or those new to this space, electric vehicle ETFs make a lot of sense.The post 5 Electric Vehicle ETFs Getting a Big Biden Boos…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:45pm -
  • Breaking3 Space Stocks Rocketing Higher on Ark’s Space Ambitions
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsArk Invest launching a space exploration ETF further underscores the idea that space stocks will have a breakout year in 2021. The post 3 Space Stocks Rocketing Higher on Ark’s Space A…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:44pm -
  • BreakingAs FuelCell Energy Heads Near $20 Per Share, Sell into Strength
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsWith little evidence that it will benefit from potential "green" initiatives, it's time to take the money and run with FCEL stock.The post As FuelCell Energy Heads Near $20 Per Share, Se…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:29pm -
  • BreakingLarge Addressable Market Gives Palantir Plenty of Upside
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsPLTR stock was on a winning streak in 2020 and evidence suggests this trend will continue in 2021 as well. Here’s why Palantir would be a great addition to your portfolio this year…
    - 5 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:28pm -
  • BreakingNIO Stock: 2 Big Reasons Why EV Maker Nio Is Dipping Today
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsWhat is NIO stock falling today? Potential reasons include new Covid-19 lockdowns in China and the Foxconn EV business. The post NIO Stock: 2 Big Reasons Why EV Maker Nio Is Dipping Toda…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:20pm -
  • BreakingAVGR Stock: 11 Things to Know About Avinger as Shares Rocket Higher
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAvinger (AVGR) stock is taking off on Friday after announcing the full commercial release of its Tigereye medical device.The post AVGR Stock: 11 Things to Know About Avinger as Shares Ro…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:04pm -
  • Breaking4 Perfect Stocks to Start Your Retirement Portfolio
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThese retirement stocks will provide you with a solid income stream while you put your feet up and take it easy in your sunset years.The post 4 Perfect Stocks to Start Your Retirement Po…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 5:03pm -
  • BreakingThe 7 Top Dividend Stocks for 2021
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsSteady dividends are a big benefit for many top stocks of 2021, and that's good news for investors. Get in on these dividend stocks now.The post The 7 Top Dividend Stocks for 2021 appear…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 4:54pm -
  • BreakingOBSV Stock: 7 Things for ObsEva Investors to Know Before Investing in the Penny Stock
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsObsEva (OBSV) stock is soaring higher on Friday as shares see heavy trading despite there not being any noteworthy news today.The post OBSV Stock: 7 Things for ObsEva Investors to Know B…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 4:45pm -
  • Breaking9 Bank Stocks That Show No Love for the Cryptocurrency Rally
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsSoaring valuations for cryptocurrency assets have sparked much enthusiasm, but these bank stocks will not be receiving much love from speculators.The post 9 Bank Stocks That Show No Love…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 4:44pm -
  • BreakingFacebook Stock Is Not Facing a Crisis but an Opportunity
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsFacebook stock has fallen on hard times but it always bounces back. This weakness is an opportunity to consider it long not a reason to flee.The post Facebook Stock Is Not Facing a Crisi…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 4:31pm -
  • BreakingPLTR Stock: 2 Big Reasons Palantir Shares Are Soaring Today
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsPLTR stock is on the move Friday following a bullish analyst note and options-induced volatility. Here's what to know about Palantir now.The post PLTR Stock: 2 Big Reasons Palantir Share…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 4:23pm -
  • BreakingDBVT Stock: DBV Technologies Soars on Big Peanut Allergy Patch News
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsDBV Technologies (DBVT) stock is soaring higher on Friday after providing an update on its upcoming peanut allergy treatment.The post DBVT Stock: DBV Technologies Soars on Big Peanut All…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 4:23pm -
  • BreakingCHRA Stock Alert: 14 Things to Know About Charah Solutions as Shares Skyrocket 40%
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsCharah Solutions (CHRA) stock is taking off on Friday after announcing a massive coal ash deal with Dominion Energy (D).The post CHRA Stock Alert: 14 Things to Know About Charah Solution…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 4:01pm -
  • Breaking7 Long-Term Stocks To Buy You’ll Want To Hang Onto
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsWhile daytrading might seem trendy, remember that long-term stocks are the ones working hard year in and year out.The post 7 Long-Term Stocks To Buy You’ll Want To Hang Onto appea…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 3:58pm -
  • Breaking9 Hot Stocks to Buy Now to Profit off Chinese Markets
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThese are some of the top stocks to buy if you want to make a play on the growth and strength of the Chinese economy.The post 9 Hot Stocks to Buy Now to Profit off Chinese Markets appear…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 3:52pm -
  • BreakingTLRY Stock: Why Tilray Shares Are Smoking Today
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsTilray (TLRY) stock is soaring higher on Friday after Cantor Fitzgerald increased its price target for merger partner Aphria (APHA).The post TLRY Stock: Why Tilray Shares Are Smoking Tod…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 3:40pm -
  • BreakingDon’t Get Suckered Into Ideanomics Stock
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsIdeanomics has positioned itself as a play on both the blockchain and electric vehicles. But IDEX stock is not what management claims it is.The post Don’t Get Suckered Into Ideanomics…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 3:37pm -
  • BreakingDespite Its Recent Hard Landing, Stay on Board With Virgin Galactic Stock
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsSPCE stock skeptics had a field day when Virgin Galactic's test flight failed, but look closer and you'll see signs of positive developments.The post Despite Its Recent Hard Landing, Sta…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 3:23pm -
  • BreakingBig Bank Stocks News: Why JPM, C and WFC Are Moving Today
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBank stocks are on the move Friday as some of the biggest players in the market release their earnings reports for Q4 2020.The post Big Bank Stocks News: Why JPM, C and WFC Are Moving To…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 3:21pm -
  • BreakingAMD Stock Has Too Many Catalysts to Ignore
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAMD stock is winning for a simple reason: Advanced Micro Devices is situated in numerous long-term secular growth markets. Let's explore.The post AMD Stock Has Too Many Catalysts to Igno…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 3:00pm -
  • BreakingBB Stock Alert: Why Blackberry Shares Are Shooting Higher Friday
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBlackberry (BB) stock is soaring higher on Friday with heavy trading even though there's no new news coming from the tech company today.The post BB Stock Alert: Why Blackberry Shares Are…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 2:51pm -
  • BreakingPlaytika IPO: 12 Things to Know as Mobile Gaming Play PLTK Stock Starts Trading
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsFollowing the Playtika IPO today, PLTK stock will start trading. Here's what you should know about the mobile gaming play now.The post Playtika IPO: 12 Things to Know as Mobile Gaming Pl…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 2:39pm -
  • BreakingAs the Government Pressure Heats up, Stay Clear of Alibaba Stock
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBut, at today's prices, investors are not yet fully factoring in the company's jurisdictional risk. While the story with Alibaba stock has shifted in the past month, my "on the fence" cal…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 2:38pm -
  • BreakingWith C3.ai Stock Down 22%, Investors Should Still Wait for Better
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAI Stock took the investing world by storm, quickly becoming the world's priciest tech stock. With shares down 22%, what's next for C3.ai?The post With C3.ai Stock Down 22%, Investors Sh…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 2:37pm -
  • Breaking10 Smart Stocks to Buy With $5,000
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe advent of fractional share ownership made it easier to own a portfolio of smart stocks to buy with just $5,000. Here are my 10 picks.  The post 10 Smart Stocks to Buy With $5,0…
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 2:25pm -
  • BreakingOpenDoor Is Riding Several Huge, Positive Catalysts
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThere are some valid questions about Opendoor's long-term outlook. But don't overthink it; OpenDoor stock is still heading upward.The post OpenDoor Is Riding Several Huge, Positive Cata…
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 2:25pm -
  • BreakingSENS Stock Alert: 10 Things to Know Before Investing in Senseonics Holdings
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsSenseonics Holdings (SENS) stock is on the rise Friday with heavy trading despite a lack of news concerning the pharmaceutical company.The post SENS Stock Alert: 10 Things to Know Before…
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Jan 21, 2:23pm -

Trading for Traders

    Profitable Trading Tips

    • Shrinking Stock Market
      In the last nine years companies listed on US stock exchanges have been buying more shares than they have been issuing. In the last two years the numbers of available shares have fallen by 2.3%. This is not just due to stock buybacks.
      - 81 days ago, 26 Oct 20, 4:57pm -
    • When Is Stock Trading Dangerous?
      More and more retail investors are getting into the stock market. Unfortunately, many novices are also trading stocks and stock options. When is stock trading dangerous for novices? Investopedia writes about dangerous moves for first time investors.…
      - 12 Sep 20, 3:42pm -
    • How to Accurately Value Stocks Today
      Stock traders need to know when stocks are priced too low, priced normally, or overpriced in order to time their trades. Today the market as a whole has recovered from the Covid-19 crash at the beginning of the year. Some stocks like the tech giants…
      - 25 Aug 20, 2:49pm -
    • How Will the Market Respond to a Biden Presidency?
      As Election Day draws near traders are wondering how will the market respond to a Biden presidency.
      - 23 Jul 20, 6:24pm -
    • Is the Market High Sustainable?
      The stock market overall has recovered from the “covid-19 crash� and back to record highs. Is the market high sustainable or are we set for another crash?
      - 23 Jun 20, 3:41pm -
    • Trading Biotechnology in the Era of Coronavirus
      Gilead’s stock is up as its drug remdesivir is the only medicine approved for treatment of Covid-19, but it is also well-positioned to benefit from a world of recurring pandemics.
      - 5 May 20, 6:45pm -
    • When Will Be the Time to Buy Stocks?
      Investor’s Business Daily writes that it may be time to go “all in on stocksâ€� now that there is talk of opening up the economy again. Is this right or will continuing bad economic news send stocks even lower? When will be the time…
      - 15 Apr 20, 4:09pm -
    • Trading Stocks during a Market Crash
      The S&P 500 reached a historic high in late February and it has been all downhill since then. From its high of 3373, to index has fallen as low as 2237 before recovering to the 2475 range. This has erased all gains from the Trump era and started to e…
      - 26 Mar 20, 8:02pm -
    • Can You Make Money Trading Tesla?
      Tesla is on a roll with stock gains of 19% and 20%. Many investors see Tesla and its electric vehicles as the wave of the future, but the stock can be volatile. Can you make money trading Tesla over the short term instead of trusting that the company…
      - 4 Feb 20, 7:40pm -
    • Can Buffett Fix Kraft Heinz?
      Kraft Heinz has been one of the “widow and orphanâ€� stocks that routinely pay dividends year after year and are rock solid stable. That is no longer the case! Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holds just over a fourth of KHC stoc…
      - 23 Feb 19, 9:22pm -

    NetPicks

    • Best Trailing Stop Loss Order Strategies
      Why is a trailing stop loss order an important strategy to use when trading? Are trailing stops a good idea? Nobody can predict with 100% accuracy where a trend will end and the amount of money that is left on the table by those happy to settle for m…
      - 4 days ago, 12 Jan 21, 7:29am -
    • Bear Flag Chart Pattern Trading
      Last updated on January 12th, 2021 There is a small handful of price patterns I consider and when looking short, I like to use the bear flag chart pattern.  Although I wrote about the bull flag pattern (and the bear flag is the opposite), I know p…
      - 6 days ago, 9 Jan 21, 5:44pm -
    • Trading Patience
      In our last article, I talked about using a trading checklist to help ensure you don’t miss anything during potential trade opportunities. Sometimes though, you just want to jump in on what appears to be a trade setting up and this is where trading…
      - 9 days ago, 6 Jan 21, 1:41pm -
    • Using Your Trading Checklist
      Last updated on January 6th, 2021 Using a checklist as you go about your trading routine is just smart business and is something you should get used to doing. After you’ve had experience trading, it will often times become more of a reflex.  Bei…
      - 15 days ago, 31 Dec 20, 11:00am -
    • 30% Retracement Trading Strategy
      Trading a retrace in price is a popular technique for swing traders.  A retrace is where you see a portion of the prior swing taken out by retreating price action. The question that always comes up is how much of a price retrace is enough. Too sha…
      - 25 days ago, 22 Dec 20, 12:37am -
    • 5 Tips For Trading Through The Holidays
      Happy Holidays to all of you! While it is always exciting to have a little break around the holidays from the normal weekly routine, I don’t like to take much time away from the markets. The good news from trading the options markets is we have man…
      - 27 days ago, 19 Dec 20, 3:20pm -
    • Weekly Options Recap 12/18/20
      As we head closer to the Holidays, markets continue to stay firmly in control of the bulls. This past week had a number of catalysts to produce a stretch of two way price action but instead we saw another push up to all time highs. We saw bad economi…
      - 27 days ago, 19 Dec 20, 1:40pm -
    • How To Trade Options Around Dividends
      If you trade options for any length of time you will run into stocks and ETF’s paying dividends. It’s important to know when these dividends will require you to adjust or close a trade. What is a dividend?  “A dividend is the distribution of…
      - 28 days ago, 18 Dec 20, 9:14pm -
    • Midweek Options Update 12/16/20
      Last updated on December 21st, 2020 Coming into this week we had markets right back up near all time highs as we head into the end of the year. We had a window this week before the holidays for 2 way price action on decent volume. The catalysts were…
      - 29 days ago, 17 Dec 20, 1:50pm -
    • Measured Move Price Pattern
      Last updated on December 16th, 2020 One of my favorite chart patterns that gets ignored is the measured move.  It is a versatile piece of price action that can be used for: Finding price target projections for the current price move A reversal pat…
      - 31 days ago, 15 Dec 20, 4:36pm -