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How to Short Sell

It’s possible to make money when prices are going down—if you are willing to accept the risks. One strategy to capitalize on a downward-trending stock is selling short. This is the process of selling “borrowed” stock at the current price, then closing the...

Stock Trading Strategies

Day Trading  Day trading is perhaps the most well-known active trading style. It’s often considered a pseudonym for active trading itself. Day trading, as its name implies, is the method of buying and selling securities within the same day. Positions are...

Choose an Online Discount Broker

One of the most revolutionary changes to investing in the last quarter century has been the explosion of discount brokerages, which allow individuals to buy and sell stocks inexpensively and without the need for a human stockbroker. It’s now very easy for an...

The Different Types of Trades

Market Order The simplest and most common type of stock tradeis a market order. Market orders simply tell your broker that you are willing to take whatever price is presented to you when your order is executed. These orders are often subject to the lowest commission...

Stock Trading Terms

Annual Report An annual report is a report prepared by a company that’s intended to impress shareholders. It contains tons of information about the company, from its cash flow to its management strategy. When you read an annual report, you’re judging the company’s...