There are a lot of articles that talk about how to get in to the stock market. Which is great. A lot of people want to get in to the stock market but don't know where to start. However once all of these people get in to the market, they need to know how to get out. After all the money you make on the stock is not made when you get in to the market. The money you make on the stock market is made when you get out of the market that is when a ...
The phrase stock market crash brings to mind images of speeding ticker tape machines and panic on the trading floor. The common perception is that stock market crashes are random and unpredictable phenomenon. There is, however, a pattern to the markets larger fluctuations. The market crash is a familiar term but an unfamiliar concept. To understand what happens in the market when a crash occurs, we first need to look to the period that precedes ...
There are as many different types of stock market investors as there are stocks to invest in. There is no one 'bad' type of investor, and there is no group of investors who will do better than the rest of the pack. Each personality type works in a different way. The stock markets need all types of investors to maintain a healthy balance. Active Investors These investors sometimes border on fanatics. They read everything on investing, ...
What is Support and Resistance Levels in Stock Trading? Support and resistance are specific price areas or price levels which either support prices on declines in up trends or which resist prices on rallies in down trends. In an up trend, short term and day traders will attempt to buy at support or at levels of support. In a down trend, short term and day traders will attempt to sell at resistance levels or in resistance areas. If support and ...
Exchanging commodities is a centuries old means of investing, trading, and managing money. It is believed by some historians that variances of the modern commodity exchange have been in existence for nearly 800 years. Exchanges that deal with company stocks are a much more recent development. It has been just over 200 years since the first American stock exchange opened on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, and 190 years since that exchange moved ...
For every investor in the world, there are hundreds of people who think they cannot afford to get into the game. Worried about expensive brokerage fees and the prices of stocks themselves, these people walk away from opportunities to invest and make money that can be phenomenal. Thanks to trading stocks online, this doesn't have to be the case. Trading stocks online is a fairly new venture that opens the doors for investing to virtually an ...
When buyers and sellers meet to exchange shares of a company, then they do it at the stock exchange. Stock exchanges are virtual or physical market places which offer standardized procedures for stock trading. This is of benefit for both parties, buyers and sellers, because only an efficient and liquid stock market is a secure place to trade shares. Stock markets play an important role in today's economy. For a company it's the best a ...
Dear Fellow Investor. For several weeks now the stock markets have been in a very good shape right around the globe which must be a very soothing feeling especially for those that are still licking their wounds having to cope with losses. But there's a flip side to this positive global atmosphere. And that side is pretty dark especially for newbies. What I mean is that more than ever people are being bombarded with investment that more to ...
Putting some of your savings into an IRA is a real no-brainer. So much so that, according to the latest figures, the average IRA account today contains well over $25,000. But no matter which kind of IRA you have -- traditional, simple, SEP, Roth, (not to mention 401K or Keogh plans), chances are your money's invested entirely in market-oriented holdings - stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. The reason for this is simple; almost all IRA plans ...
Dear Fellow-Investor. Whenever the stock markets have consolidated and broken down significantly, thousands of bargain hunters are on their way to try and find the one dirt cheap stock in the hope of cashing in large profits once it goes up again! But when exactly is a stock cheap? For many investors a stock is only cheap when the price-earnings ratio (P/E ratio) is low. So the lower the price-earnings ratio the better it is for them on that A ...