These Were Some of the Year’s Biggest Posts on Market Insights

These Were Some of the Year's Biggest Posts on Market Insights

We hope everyone’s having a great holiday season. Activity’s quiet this week and markets are closed tomorrow for Christmas. So it’s a good time to review some of our bigger stories of 2019. Keep reading Market Insights in the New Year to stay on top of the most important trends in financial markets.

  1. Backtesting is in TradeStation’s DNA! There was a prime example in March when TradeStation’s award-winning platform helped confirm a bullish “golden cross” signal on the S&P 500.
  2. Big news for smaller investors! CME launched Micro contracts on the S&P 500 in May, Nasdaq-100 and other key indexes. Traders can now go long and short with barely one-tenth the capital requirements as before.
  3. Gold miners rallied as the Fed turned dovish. Market Insights was early spotting the shift in monetary policy last year, and this summer we explained how Jerome Powell learned to stop worrying and love rate cuts.
  4. Guess what, traders? Size matters!
  5. The rise of 5G networking will likely be a big story in 2020. Market Insights started covering it in July as a key chip stock began to rally. We followed up with this special report a few months later.
  6. Markets were paralyzed over the summer as traders worried about President Trump’s trade war with China. Market Insights helped break down the psychology at work and help readers prepare for its resolution.
  7. Apple broke out to new highs for some unexpected reasons. In October we explained how Tim Cook’s new business model was driving the tech giant past $1 trillion in market cap. It might not be what you expect.
  8. TradeStation teamed up with TradingView in September. One of the most popular charting services lets subscribers who are TradeStation clients place trades directly in their brokerage accounts.
  9. Not rich yet? Look in the mirror. This timeless educational post helps you get your mind right for trading the market.
  10. A new era of digital media began in November as Walt Disney, Apple, Microsoft and Google launched cloud-based services for streaming video content and games.
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