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Protecting Financial Information Online

Protecting Financial Information Online

The internet has changed the way people do things in every industry across the globe. One of the best examples of this is in the banking industry. Whereas a generation ago, paper checks, envelopes, and deposit slips were key in banking, today, it's all about PINs and...

What is Swing Trading?

What is Swing Trading?

In today’s fast-paced investing world, investors are always looking for a way to make big money quickly. One of the newer strategies certain investors are utilizing to make quick profits is called swing trading. Spend a few minutes analyzing your favorite stock, and...

How To Determine The Best Approach To Trading

How To Determine The Best Approach To Trading

Successful trading requires a general understanding of the stock market. Without knowing all of the options available, it is difficult to select an approach to trading mindfully. Ideally, trading should be conducted with an end goal in mind. Consistent trading...

Long Trades VS Short Trades

Long Trades VS Short Trades

In the world of stock market trading, the two terms of long trades and short trades can make all the difference in the world. This allows one to know whether or not the trade was initiated by either buying or selling first. The major difference is that a long trade is...

Four Finance Tips To Prepare For Stock Trading

Four Finance Tips To Prepare For Stock Trading

Investing in the stock market is such a fascinating opportunity and a great way of making money out of prudential trading. Gaining a foothold in the industry is the hardest and challenging part, especially since most new investors often suffer significant losses. As...

What Are Protective Puts?

What Are Protective Puts?

Options traders use protective puts as a hedging strategy in case the market takes an unexpected plunge. The trader enters a put option, in which profit can be made on a down market, after taking a long position in a stock, fund, or index. It's a useful method of...

Options Trading: Butterfly Strategy

Options Trading: Butterfly Strategy

Traders have the opportunity with options to buy contracts at various prices, which is known as the Butterfly Spread Strategy. By purchasing at various prices within the spread, the trader is creating a hedge regardless of which way the market moves. Here are...

Books On Options Trading

Books On Options Trading

As options trading is becoming more and more popular, people continue to study how to become more proficient. Thankfully, there is an abundance of great resources that one can turn too to increase their knowledge. While some choose to go directly to the internet,...