“What are you trading today?”
That’s one of the most common questions I get from new traders. As a day trader, I open and close my positions on the same day, on most trading days. It doesn’t mean I have to trade everyday.
One of the biggest mistake, new traders make when starting out is believing that the only way to make loads of money is by trading every day. This is also one of the biggest reasons why almost 80% of new traders go out of business.
New traders usually think there are two positions you can take in a trade. To long or to short.
But experienced, successful traders know there is a 3rd position. Continue reading There’s Long and Short, and a 3rd position
So. You’re interested in becoming a Day Trader. Well, 80% of new traders go out of business within the first 6 months of their first trade. If you’ll like to be the other 20%, here are some steps you should take to become a successful day trader. Continue reading Steps to be a Successful Trader
You are ready to get started investing or trading in stocks. But there are just so many brokers out there. Which broker should you choose?
Whether you’re an active trader who does many trades within a day, or you’re a position investor that does one trade a month, we’ve compiled a couple of questions you should ask your stock broker (or simply look up their frequently asked questions section of their support section) before you go all in with a particular broker.
Continue reading 5 things to ask your potential stock broker
Stocks are also know as shares or equities. Stocks are basically certificates that represent ownership of a company. When you own a stock, you basically become one of many shareholder to a company. You lay claim to the assets of the company and future redistribution of the company’s profits in the form of dividends.
Continue reading What are stocks?