Analysis Topic: Investor & Trader EducationThe analysis published under this topic are as follows.
Saturday, August 08, 2015
The "How to Get Rich" Lesson I Learned on the Trading Floor in Chicago / InvestorEducation / Learn to Trade
MoneyMorning.com Back in 1982, I was a clerk for a big market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). A year later, I was sitting on the exchange and running a hedge fund.
My first day of trading was a disaster. But it's where I learned how to get rich.
You see, there was a "fast market" in FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), which means the pit was crowded with traders yelling and screaming, buying and selling options based on an unexpectedly positive earnings report that had just come out. I rushed into the crowd and amassed a position.Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, August 07, 2015
Bill Gross Warns Fed Will Raise U.S. Interest Rates in September by 25 Basis Points / InvestorEducation / US Interest Rates
Bill Gross of Janus Capital spoke with Bloomberg's Tom Keene following today's jobs report.
Gross said he sees the Fed raising interest rates in September by 25 basis points: "There have some pretty strong signals from Lockhart and others that September is the number. And I think it's because of financial conditions. We know that inflation is close to zero. Yes, unemployment is steady, but low... Whether it's 25 or 50 basis points-- probably 25, I hope. 50 would scare the market."Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Shame is a powerful motivator. Especially in this business.
When I was an ETF trader, if a client came in to trade a few hundred thousand shares of an ETF and the price moved abruptly against him right after the trade was consummated, the client would request a price improvement. This was to prevent embarrassment when the client (an execution trader) reported the fill to his boss (the portfolio manager).Read full article... Read full article...
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
The “Getting Rich” Lesson I Learned on the Trading Floor in Chicago / InvestorEducation / Learn to Trade
MoneyMorning.com Shah Gilani writes: Back in early 1982, I was a clerk for a big market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE). A year later, I had a seat on the exchange, was a market maker and was running a hedge fund.
My first day of trading – for my account – was a disaster.
There was a “fast market” in FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), which means the pit was crowded with traders yelling and screaming, buying and selling options based on an unexpectedly positive earnings report that had just come out. I rushed into the crowd and amassed a position.Read full article... Read full article...
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
EWI's senior analyst Jeffrey Kennedy shares with you practical advice on what it takes to improve the quality of your trades.
You've heard it all before:
- If you want to trade using Elliott wave analysis, to succeed you first need to understand its rules and guidelines.
- You need a clearly defined trading strategy (what? when? how? etc.) and the discipline to follow it.
- Additionally, your long-term success depends on adequate capitalization, money management skills and emotional self-control.
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Why Your Brokerage Account Isn’t as Safe as You Think It Is / InvestorEducation / Learning to Invest
By E.B. Tucker
Imagine logging into your brokerage account tomorrow and finding out that it’s frozen.
Not just your account… every customer account at your brokerage is frozen.
You can’t buy stocks. You can’t sell stocks. You can’t move money out of the account.Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, July 31, 2015
One of the Greatest Income-Producing Tools for Retirees
Dr. David Eifrig writes: It might sound crazy... but retirees can safely earn 12% to 20% income streams on their savings.
My Retirement Trader readers have been using one strategy to rake in thousands of dollars every month.
It's simple. And once you get familiar with how it works, you can use this strategy to safely and conservatively generate 12% or more in annual income on a retirement account.Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, July 24, 2015
A lesson from EWI's Jeffrey Kennedy
The stochastic oscillator is a technical tool that was popularized by George Lane. It is a momentum indicator based on the idea that in an uptrending market the close tends to be near the high of the price bar, and in a downtrending market the close tends to be near the low of the price bar.Read full article... Read full article...
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Market Orders - The Most Powerful Total Wealth Tactic of All / InvestorEducation / Learning to Invest
MoneyMorning.com Keith Fitz-Gerald writes: When I started Total Wealth, I made you a promise that we were not only going to cover the events of the day and the opportunities they create, but also the specific tactics you need to maximize profits and build Total Wealth.
Today I want to keep that promise with a look at the single most powerful Total Wealth Tactic of all.
It’s simple, easy to use, and takes only an extra second or two to put in place.Read full article... Read full article...
Sunday, July 12, 2015
You're not going to succeed in the stock market by just buying the world's best businesses...
For the past several years, my colleague Dan Ferris and I have urged Extreme Value readers to buy great businesses... Businesses that gush free cash flow, reward shareholders, have great balance sheets, earn consistent profit margins, and have high returns on equity.Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, June 26, 2015
Porter Stansberry writes: If you've been following my series this week, you know we're working our way through the desert – the Rub' al Khali.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Learn How to Apply Fibonacci Retracements to Your Stock Index Trading / InvestorEducation / Learn to Trade
Fibonacci is the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. You will often find that Elliott waves correct in terms of Fibonacci ratios. The following article explains what you can expect when a market begins a corrective phase.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Jared Dillian writes: Back when I was a sailor, I was bored all the time.
I was deck watch officer, standing watch on the bridge. We were miles offshore, hadn’t seen another ship in days, and I’d check the radar, then walk out on the bridge wing and scan the horizon with my binoculars, go back and talk to the quartermaster, check the chart… Zzzzzzz. Mind-crushing boredom.Read full article... Read full article...
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
MoneyMorning.com Keith Fitz-Gerald writes: An anonymous individual writing under the name “The Pump Stopper” launched a vicious attack on Ekso Bionics Holdings Inc. (OTC:EKSO) yesterday that immediately pressured the stock and caused it to drop 24.28% to close at $1.36 a share on heavy volume. Understandably, that makes a lot of people nervous.
Here’s the thing, though.
If you’ve been in this game long enough, you know what to look for and why stuff like this isn’t a big deal in the scheme of things.Read full article... Read full article...
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Elliott Wave International's Jeffrey Kennedy talks about how he spots trade opportunities and how he decides when it's time to enter a trade. Learn how the rules and guidelines of the Wave Principle help traders identify exactly when they're wrong.Read full article... Read full article...