Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Why Stocks Move: Margins

This post is the fourth in a series about the catalysts for stock movements. It’s based on a series of talks at TradeStation’s Master Class learning sessions.  Most investors want to see companies making money on a...

Not All Stocks Are Trending Lower

The S&P 500 is headed for another losing month, but not all stocks are trending lower. Do you know how to find them with TradeStation? Today we'll look for a basic technical pattern -- one...

This Chart Shows Just How Bearish Tech Has Gotten

Most clients know technology stocks are getting hammered. But just how bad is the selling? Pretty bad, it turns out, according to TradeStation's award-winning platform. This chart compares the Select Technology Index ($XLK.IV) to the...

S&P Battles to Defend Key Level

The S&P 500 is trying to defend a key level, battling off waves of bearish headlines. 2700 has been important several times this year. It was resistance in mid-April and support in late June. The...

Let News Alerts Work for You

Want to capitalize on the latest news as it's happening? Don’t have time to surf the Web for your next trading opportunity? With TradeStation news alerts, you can say goodbye to endless Web searches and...

Potential Support Zone at Play in Tech Giant

America's biggest stock has taken a beating this month, but now some key support come into play. Apple (AAPL) is down 15 percent since the end of October. It started falling after CEO Tim Cook...

Why Stocks Move: Business Volumes

This post, originally published on September 27, is part of a series about the catalysts for stock movements. It’s based on a series of talks at TradeStation’s Master Class learning sessions. In business, "more is better." More...

Stocks Halt at Key Level as Greenback Soars and Retailers Climb

The S&P 500 paused at a key level yesterday, while a soaring U.S. dollar weighed on global stocks. It might feel like an eternity, but only three weeks ago, the S&P 500 rolled over near...

My High is Bigger Than Your High, the Dow Said to the Nasdaq

Recent price action seems to illustrate how sentiment's shifting away from the Nasdaq-100. Futures on technology-heavy index (@NQ) hit 7225 on November 7 as U.S. equities enjoyed a relief rally after mid-term elections. That was...

Boring Stocks Rose Before the Midterms

After October's volatility, investors seemed to be playing it safe. Big and "boring" stocks are among the top performers in the last month.  Most of them are consumer facing rather than dynamic innovators. We're talking Gillette...
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