Options trading allows you to hold a contract to buy or sell any underlying asset at a certain price over a certain period of time. This can be a much safer way to invest with high leverage compared to CFD’s. Read on to understand the basics!
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Trading 101: Common Candlestick Patterns
After last week’s explanation of how candlesticks are formed and how to interpret them we can now explore what the most common candlestick patterns can indicate. Start analysing charts before you enter a trade, it will almost certainly pay off!
Trading 101: How to read candlestick patterns
Candlestick patterns are a really useful way to work out when trend reversals will happen so you can time entry and exit points. If you want to start trading, reading candlestick patterns are essential!
Trading 101: Penny Stocks
Why trade penny stocks? They’re cheap! To meet the criteria of being a penny stock, they have to be listed at less than $5, meaning you don’t need a lot of capital to start investing. The potential for large returns also makes penny stocks attractive to investors.
Trading 101: Dividends Stocks
Dividend stocks are a great way to get regular income from your investments. Savvy investors are always on the lookout for the best dividend stocks out there, but during these pandemic-driven economic downtimes, what are the best dividend stocks out there now?
Trading 101: Bull and Bear Markets
The terms “bull” and “bear” are commonly thrown around in the investing world to describe market conditions. But how should this affect how you trade?
Trading 101: How to make a trading plan.
With the right plan you will have the guidance you need to select assets and decide when to take profits and cut your losses. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Traders who have been successful over the years will swear by a trading plan so start building yours now.
Are blue skies ahead for airline stocks?
Following the huge rally last week sparked by vaccine announcements, is it a good time to buy airline stocks? Well this weekend saw the highest number of travellers for eight months and this will only improve. The sky’s the limit.
Trading 101: What is Day Trading?
Day trading has a reputation for being high-risk high-reward which can leave beginners in the gutter. Day trading requires skilled technical analysis, self-discipline and objectivity. This type of trading is highly profitable, but has a low success rate. The complexity and high risk of day trading is not for the faint of heart. Furthermore, critics say active trading strategies such as day trading do not perform as well as a passive strategy, on average. But don’t let this put you off learning about it!
Trading 101: Trading Pyschology
To trade successfully you not only need the trading know how but to understand your own strengths and weaknesses when it comes to trading psychology. Acting rationally and containing your emotions is key to allow you to think quickly and clearly to make profitable trades. Trading psychology is different for each trader and based on personal reactions to risk and rewards and tendencies to be emotional.