Monday, July 22, 2024

Do Stocks Face a Wall of Money — Even After Big Gains?

Stocks closed at another record on Wednesday after inflation slowed more than expected. Today we'll consider some key forces driving the rally. Are they exhausted, or could some positives remain in play? Inflation Hits Zero The...
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cryptocurrencies

TradeStation Crypto Is Now Available on TradingView

TradeStation Securities customers have been able to trade stocks and futures on the popular charting site TradingView for the last year. Now cryptocurrencies join the list through TradeStation Crypto. Starting today, TradeStation Crypto clients can...

Key Points About Selling Credit Spreads

A previous post covered debit spreads, when you pay a debit looking for a stock or ETF to move in a certain direction. Credit spreads are just the opposite, with traders collecting premium up...

1995 All Over Again? How Today’s Market Compares With History

The past year has seen dramatic changes in investor expectations. We started worrying about inflation, survived a banking crisis and witnessed a tech boom in AI stocks. Another interest-rate panic followed in late summer,...

Memory Tricks for Options Greeks Like Delta, Gamma and Vega

Options are complex instruments that can swing sharply in value. Traders may find the moves confusing, so this article will help explain key "Greeks" -- some of the most important factors impacting the price...

Chart of the Day: Make or Break Time for the Russell?

The Russell 2000 has gone nowhere since December, but some traders may think the small cap index is poised for a move. The main pattern on today’s chart is the pair of converging lines along...
Stocks Hammered as Trade War Overshadows Rate Cuts

S&P 500 Records Worst One Day Decline Since 1987

Monday, March 16, 2020, marked the third-worst day in the history of the S&P 500 index. The S&P 500, which measures five hundred of the largest U.S companies, is one of the most followed...

Bullish and Bearish: Key Points About Vertical Option Spreads

Vertical spreads are one of the most common strategies in the options market because they can generate leverage with limited risk. This article will consider key points about bullish and bearish spreads. Vertical spreads involve...

The Basics of Options

Options are an important tool for many retail investors. They can either replace trading shares, or make it easier to position oneself in stocks. Let’s consider the first things options traders need to know. An...

Powerful Tools Built Into TradeStation: Moving Averages and Index Members

TradeStation's platform is famous for letting customers build their own tools. But did you know it also includes hundreds of useful indicators with special purposes, available free to everyone? Our servers constantly track major indexes...
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