Trading has as much to do with overcoming the markets as it does with overcoming yourself and your own limits. Good traders know this and they manage their mental blocks to squeeze out the maximum results out of their trades. Our resident trading expert David Jones is here to discuss the three main psychological problems
Pedestrians walk outside an E*Trade Financial office in New York. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retail brokerage firm E-Trade announced Wednesday it will drop commission fees on online U.S. stock, ETF and options trades. The move comes within a week of Interactive Brokers, Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade all dropping their commission fees.
Municipal bonds were on the move Wednesday as two big issuers came to market with over $1 billion in transportation bonds. Primary marketCitigroup priced the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s $694.535 million of Metropolitan Highway System revenue bonds. The deals consisted of $495.05 million (A2/A+/A+) of Series 2019A senior revenue refunding bonds and $199.485 million (Aa2/AA/AA+)
It’s too soon to write off Bakkt, despite the bitcoin futures market’s disappointingly slow start, analysts at Oppenheimer & Co. said. In an Oct. 1 research note, the equity research firm encourages investors to “not get upset” about the lackluster trading volume of Bakkt. For one thing, its parent company, Intercontinental Exchange, has plenty of
Dan Dalton | Getty Images So far, businesses in the services sector have been growing at a decent pace and withstanding the headwinds that have hit manufacturing. Economists expect services remains strong but at a slightly slower pace than last month. The next reading to gauge the progress of that sector is Thursday’s 10 a.m.
Over the course of the first six months of the year, Bitcoin managed to go on a remarkable rally that raised the possibility of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency to reach the levels it had reached back in 2017. At the time, the price of one Bitcoin token had almost touched $20,000. However, the momentum soon
In a strong market it’s possible to sell almost anything. Great properties are snapped up quickly in bidding wars. Less than perfect properties can move fairly easily when there’s high demand too. When the market is strong you’re closing deals nearly every day, and life is great! But when there’s a shift, all of this
A property for sale in Monterey Park, California Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images After a rough month for mortgage rates, borrowers saw a sign of hope and pounced: A small dip in the 30-year fixed rate lit a fire under refinances. That pushed total mortgage application volume up 8% for the week,
Wow, there’s been a lot of interest lately in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) here on Seeking Alpha. Since I have BND as one of my portfolio selections on the SA platform, I get an email notification each time there is an article on same. So, on September 13, I got one telling me
Triple Bottom Reversal Pattern: -Important: This pattern should be treated as a neutral pattern until it reaches the third bottom point. Before that moment it could form as other patterns such as a double top, a declining wedge, etc. -If it breaks past the resistance line that is when the trade should be entered. -If
Hey everybody, Dave Bartosiak here with Trending Stocks at Zacks.com giving you the four dumbest things about the Equifax hack. In case you haven’t heard, hackers breached the data of credit agency Equifax and made off with a few social security numbers and sensitive information. A few…million. Well, 143 million to be exact. So basically
Having trouble finding the tops and bottoms on the chart? You’re not alone. Indicators are often confusing and experience is what makes the difference. Luckily for us David is here with another take on oscillators and how to bypass some of the false signals they provide and even more crucially – how to find stronger
Workers assemble cars at the newly renovated Ford’s Assembly Plant in Chicago, June 24, 2019. Jim Young | AFP | Getty Images Here are the most important things to know about Wednesday before you hit the door. 1. Important September jobs data We’ll get a first reading on the strength of the labor market on
The University of Hawaii is moving ahead with plans to construct a new Aloha Stadium and entertainment district using $330 million in bonds even as colleges have been discussing how to combat declining attendance at college sporting events. The team developing a master plan for the university’s new football stadium and entertainment district is holding
Crypto industry leaders are taking the initiative to help firms in the space avoid falling foul of securities rules. In a company blog post, Coinbase announced it’s co-founded the Crypto Rating Council, a member-only organization purposed with assisting cryptocurrency companies determine if they comply with current U.S. federal securities law. Coinbase is joined at launch by
The big miss on the September manufacturing is a big problem for the markets. The S&P moved in a 50 point range, Or 1.6%, lower since the ISM report came out at 10 a.m. ET. This a very large move. Since 1998 the S&P has moved more than 1% on days the ISM has reported
Engines assembled as they make their way through the assembly line at the General Motors (GM) manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, August 22, 2019. Harrison McClary | Reuters Wednesday’s report of ADP private payrolls could give clues on the labor market, the next part of the economy to be scrutinized after an important manufacturing
Bakkt, the highly anticipated Bitcoin futures contract, recorded just $5 million USD in total trading during its first week. The long-awaited Bitcoin futures platform from The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) launched last week to considerably underwhelming fanfare given the hype surrounding the project since it was initially announced last year. According to ICE, which is also
Inside Morningstar’s New York offices, where chief operating officer Michael Brawer is building a … [+] number of new products for blockchain-based securities. Michael del Castillo Credit ratings giant Morningstar is making a number of previously unknown moves into the burgeoning industry of assets issued on a blockchain. The rating agency that made its name
Main Thesis The purpose of this article is to evaluate the AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund (NYSE:AWF) as an investment option at its current market price. AWF is a fund I continuously monitor, and have often recommended, due to its global, high-yield focus. While it has performed well over time, I shifted to a more
The double bottom reversal pattern is similar to the double top reversal pattern, but it goes in the opposite direction. What Is the Double Bottom Reversal Pattern? -It’s a reversal pattern or bullish pattern -Begins with a downward pattern and typically ends with an upward pattern -There can be double tops or triple tops between
http://www.Zacks.com – Kevin Matras talks about volatility and how to use it to your advantage through options.
Stock trading can take many forms and many traders confuse the two main types: Equity trading (also known as trading real stocks) and CFD trading (or buying and selling Contracts for Difference on stocks). So if you want to see the differences in terms of leverage, margin, short selling and fees – trading expert David
Credit Suisse on Tuesday cleared Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam in an internal investigation into the botched surveillance of the bank’s former wealth management head Iqbal Khan in a probe that cost Thiam’s right-hand man his job. Chief Operating Officer Pierre-Olivier Bouee resigned after the investigation by the Homburger law firm found he alone initiated observation
New cases of Bitcoin fraud are back circulating the media. Back in May, the NYPD warned the public about Bitcoin scams, but that hasn’t stopped incidences of fraud from occurring. In the news this week, we have learned of two new Bitcoin fraud cases: one involves a Pennsylvania resident, and the other, interestingly enough, involves
Gov. Wanda Vázquez García said over the weekend she supports the Puerto Rico Oversight Board’s plan of adjustment, removing an obstacle to the restructuring of the commonwealth’s debt. By supporting an adjustment plan that includes a reduction to pensions, she walked a different path than the one former Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he’d have taken.
September has been a rough month for bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market, but ether has weathered the storm better than most. Bitcoin, (BTC), the leading cryptocurrency by market value, is on track to post a monthly loss of more than 16 percent – the biggest since November 2018, according to CoinMarketCap. As of writing,
Shoppers exit a Bed Bath & Beyond store in New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading: Bed Bath & Beyond — Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond jumped 7% after WedBush upgraded the home goods retailer to outperform from neutral, saying the revamped board of
San Francisco-based crypto startup Ripple has acquired Logos Network, a payment platform, to help in developing decentralized financial products. Ripple is the firm behind XRP, which is the third-largest cryptocurrency. Xpring Growing Its Team The investment arm of the company, Xpring initiative, has already brought on board the Logos Network. Logos Network is a blockchain-based payment
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Pedestrians pass in front of a Forever 21 Inc. store in the Times Square neighborhood of New York,… [+] U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Forever 21 Inc. is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing as the fashion retailer’s cash dwindles and turnaround options fade, according