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The Only Moving Average Blog Day Traders Need

One of the first indicators that new traders learn about when they start their trading journey is the Moving Average. Moving averages are popular because they smooth out the price data and create an ever-evolving average, thus mitigating the impact […]

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08/03/2022

Unusual Options Activity: Data Provider Comparison

One of the hottest products in the financial markets over the past few years has been Unusual Options activity data. The reason for the proliferation of this data is simple: Retail traders want to know what the big money is […]

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The NebraskanGooner Comprehensive Guide to Trading Fundamentals

Nebraskan Gooner (an STP Episode 2 guest) has put together a comprehensive tutorial on the basic fundamentals of trading for beginners interested in entering the markets. Before anyone can become a proficient trader, quite a few core principles need to […]

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03/17/2020

Options Trading 101: How Not to Lose Money

This is a guest contribution by Harvi Sadhra, CEO and Founder of Hashtag Investing. Hashtag Investing is an exclusive community for stock investors to get real-time feedback and discover compelling stocks and strategies any time.

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08/01/2019

How to Balance Trading With Your Day Job

Many trading strategies don’t require a full-time commitment. Unless you’re day trading, there’s no reason to be stuck behind a screen for eight hours per day. Mobile trading, real-time alerts, and advanced order types have made it easy to react […]

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06/24/2019

6 Must-Read Books for Aspiring and Expert Traders

Many book recommendations for traders focus on timeless classics, such as A Random Walk Down Wall Street or Reminiscences of a Stock Operator. While these are timeless classics that are certainly worth reading, traders may want to turn toward more […]

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06/04/2019

What’s the Best Day Trading Platform?

The average active trader underperforms the S&P 500 by 6.5% per year, but day trading is among the most competitive forms of trading. In fact, just one percent of day traders can predictably generate a net profit after fees! Successful […]

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What Is A Blue Raindrop? A New Way To Find Market Reversals

Of all of the features available on the TrendSpider platform, few are more intriguing than our Raindrop Charts. Raindrop Charts are a unique-to-the-platform candlestick style that allows our users to easily see the volume distribution across a candle. There are […]

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04/25/2019

Should You Sell in May and Go Away?

The arrival of Spring has most of us itching to take a vacation—or as traders say, “sell in May and go away”. Unlike many trading adages, historical data seems to support the theory that stocks underperform in summer. The catch […]

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03/06/2019

Extended-Hours Trading: Benefits, Drawbacks, and Strategies

Imagine that a stock that you’re following reports blow out earnings after the closing bell. Wouldn’t it be nice to purchase the stock before the market opens the next day? Extended-hours trading enables you to make these kinds of trades, […]

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