Trading Halt Codes

What are Trading Halts? A trading halt is a temporary suspension of trading for a particular security or securities at one exchange or across numerous exchanges. Trading halts are typically enacted in anticipation of a news announcement, to correct an order imbalance, as a result of a technical glitch or due to regulatory concerns. When…

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What is Scared Money?

“The best traders aren’t afraid.” — Mark Douglas, Trading in the Zone “The brain is hardwired to prevent you from interfering with its fear circuits, its core defensive and reactive processes. Unfortunately, in trading this means you will feel much more fear than necessary.” — Kenneth Reid, Ph.D Seven Factors that contribute to Self-Sabotage Syndrome,…

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Perks of Being a Day Trader that my Friends Could Only Dream of

By Mira Zaslove, Former Commercial Paper Trader at Robertson Stephens, on Quora: My first job out of college was at Robertson Stephens, a SF based investment bank. I worked on the Treasury desk, and traded Commercial Paper (CP*). This was during the Dot.com bubble and CP was trading at 6.5% — now the rate is…

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What to do when the Stock Market is Slow?

1. Watch Video Lessons Watching Video Lessons is extremely beneficial to become a successful trader. If you want to trade like a pro, watch how a pro trades. Watching live trade recaps/video lessons will prepare you mentally on what you will be getting into it. No matter how badly you want to hop in and…

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Companies That Have the 5 Cent Tick Program

Starting October 3rd, 2016, the National market System implemented a Tick Size Program for some small Cap Stocks. The goal of the Pilot is to study the effect of tick size on liquidity and trading of Small Cap Stocks. Basically the symbols below will have go from having a 1 cent spread minimum to a…

Why It’s So Difficult for Most People to Make Money in the Markets

I’ll discuss the psychological biases that people have with developing and using a positive expectancy system and position sizing, rather than treat psychology as a separate topic. Imagine playing a game for money in which marbles are drawn out of a bag and then replaced. 60% of the marbles are white. If one of the…

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Who is Tim Grittani?

Tim Grittani is a day trader who has become a Multi-Millionair by trading Penny Stocks. You might know Tim through Tim Sykes as he was a Challenge Student. (Tim Sykes has turned 3 People into Millionaires from day trading so far!). Tim Grittani is Number 2 all time on Profit.ly for Verified Profits from Day…

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What are the Margin Rules for Day Trading?

Margin Rules for Day Trading The SEC’s Of ce of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Bulletin to help educate investors regarding the margin rules that apply to day trading in a Regulation T margin account and to respond to a number of frequently asked questions we have received. Executing four or more…

Investor Underground Free Day Trading Guide

Free Day Trading Guide by Investors Underground

Investors Underground is the #1 Online Day Trading Community that has membership of Traders from around the world. What’s great about Investors Underground is the support by the team of Successful Traders! Investors Underground Provides: Educational Materials- 2 Day Trading courses, Weekly Trade Recap videos, and Webinars Stock Market Guidance- Through Chat commentary and 1-on-1 mentorship….

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10 Action Methods of Learning the Actual Style of Trading

The basic trading strategy mostly are divided into four primary trading time frame; short term trading (day trading), swing trading, long term trading (long term trading), as well as buy & hold investment. Everybody deals just a little in a different way. The actual trading method outlined beneath is actually My individual method of trading….