Overwhelming Majority of Bipartisan Voters Agree That Members of Congress Should Be Banned From Stock Trading

A recent survey conducted by the Program for Public Consultation (PPC) at the University of Maryland indicates that an overwhelming bipartisan majority of Americans feel there should be a ban on stock trading for members of Congress, the President, Vice President, and Supreme Court.  Of course, Members of Congress trading stocks is nothing new. Still, … Read more

Listen and Earn: Top Investing Podcasts in 2023

investing podcasts

When it comes to an investor’s next trade, the shows on their playlist may be just as telling as the companies on their watchlist.  Podcasts have joined newsletters, publications, and broadcast media as a mainstay of investors’ content arsenal, tasked with equipping traders with insights to stay on top of their game.    The potential audiences … Read more

How to Hedge Your Porfolio: 7 Swing Trading Strategies That Work (Updated 2023)

In this post, we’ll take a look at the most common swing trading strategies which have proven themselves over thousands of trades. We’ll cover the following strategies – What is the EMA Crossover? A commonly used swing trading method is the Exponential Moving Averages (EMA) crossover strategy. Forex swing traders might refer to this strategy … Read more

Trading Risk Management: Stop Loss vs Stop Limit

Stop Loss vs Stop Limit

For both investors and swing traders, it’s vital the difference between stop loss vs stop limit orders is understood. They’re both order types that form a critical part of our trading risk management. At their cores, swing trading and investing are the risk of a unit of money in return for a multiple of that unit. Therefore as swing … Read more

Opening Range: Why is it of Interest to Day Traders?

opening range

In markets, all times of day are not created equal. We know the open and close are important, but why? Most of us have a vague idea. The opening range depicts the highs and lows of security prices for a specific time period after the market opens. Day traders keep an eye on a stock’s … Read more

Dead Cat Bounce: A Complete Guide

Dead Cat Bounce

They say that what comes up must go down, but an equally true and less discussed phenomenon is that what goes down must come up. At least, sometimes. The idea of a “dead cat bounce” might sound somewhat alarming, but as long as you hear it mentioned within the context of trading, it refers to … Read more

Here are the 13 Best Forex Books for Traders

Best Forex Books

For beginners and more advanced traders alike, there are a lot of areas to learn which include technical analysis, fundamental analysis, price action, economic indicators, algorithmic trading, risk management, trading psychology, and more. If you go through Amazon, for instance, and search for the best forex books or the best books on trading the currency … Read more

How to Master the Average True Range Indicator

Average True Range

What is the Average True Range? While the Average True Range (ATR) was originally developed in the 1970s to measure volatility and risk in the commodities market, all trading systems of all asset classes should be focused on risk management. So traders in the forex market, stock, options, commodities or crypto markets should integrate the indicator in … Read more