Sunday, August 9, 2020
TradeStation Charting

Candlestick Charts Light Up Market Movement

If you're new to the market, you might not understand all the buzz about candlesticks. So let's take a look at why they're one of the most popular charts with experienced traders. Prices appear in...
Improve Your Trading Educational Series

How Much Can You Lose on a Single Trade?

The basic definition of risk has two parts: The likelihood of suffering a loss. The magnitude of that loss. Traders often overemphasize No. 1,...
Trading Options on the Web

Find Options Trading Strategies During Times of Volatility

Trading options? This spring brings new trading tools for constructing your trades in these volatile times. Today we'll show how to choose an options strategy in TradeStation Web...
Here's a Crash Course in Options Now that Volatility Is Spiking

Here’s a Crash Course in Options Now that Volatility Is Spiking

Stocks are crashing because of coronavirus. Volatility is spiking. What does it mean and how can you learn from today's crazy session? It's time for a crash course in...
Understanding Volatility if You've Never Encountered It Before

Understanding Volatility if You’ve Never Encountered It Before

The last month has been one of the most volatile in the history of the stock market. Here are some things to know if you're new to investing and it scared you.
3 Reasons Why Stocks May on the Verge of a Breakout

3 Reasons Why Stocks May Be on the Verge of a Breakout

Stocks climbed again last week as investors kept piling into the technology sector. Is a breakout coming next? The S&P 500 rose 1.8 percent between Thursday, July 2, and...

Market Action Summary: 2/11/19

S&P 500 Overview: Signs of Fatigue as Catalysts Dwindle Momentum slowing. Last week had narrowest point range since late September. Highs before open w/failed rallies near 2720. Then resistance moved down to 2712 pre-market...

Here’s How to Be Ready the Next Time Momentum Stocks Pull Back

Stocks had a dramatic and fast pullback this week. Here's an example of ways to find pullbacks when something like this happens. The screenshot below shows members of the...
Charting the Market Educational Series

What’s an ABC Correction? Check out the S&P 500 This Week

Stocks have had an impressive run since breaking out in late October. Gains have been smooth and volatility has been low -- despite negatives like geopolitical risk and coronavirus.
Know Your Options Educational Series

Vertical Spreads Can Be a Key Strategy as Big Tech Stocks Report Earnings

It's the most important week in earnings season. Now's a great time to review one of the most important options strategies -- the vertical spread. Our previous post covered...
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