Category Archives for Stock Market Training

Financial Contagion

How Does a Financial Contagion in the Stock Market Affect Us?

Like a physical disease, contagious financial panics hurt not only those directly affected but an entire system. Financial contagion in the stock market is when an economic crisis such as a crash, spreads

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jesse livermore

Was Jesse Livermore a Day Trader?

Have you heard the name Jesse Livermore before? If you’re a day trader, then you have him to thank. He was born in the 1800s and even survived the stock market crash in the 1920’s. He was

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fat finger trade

What Is a Fat Finger Trade?

You woke up early and meticulously took the time to plot your trendlines and areas of interest.  You’re waiting patiently to buy 100 shares of GameStop at $75/share. Two hours go buy and it’s

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What Does NHOD Stand For?

If you’ve spent any time in our trade room, you’ve likely heard the term new high of day (NHOD) thrown around. This term is significant for many reasons, and for the sake of your pocketbook,

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Canadian Day Trading Taxes

Canadian Day Trading Taxes: Understanding What to File

It was once said that there are only two things certain in life; death and taxes. I wouldn’t be lying if I told you I’d spent many a night trying to think up creative ways to “avoid”

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Bag Holder

What Does It Mean to Be a Bag Holder?

A bag holder is a trader who stubbornly holds a stock despite pricing falling. They always seem to believe that it’ll go back up again. Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada, do you hold any of those?

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Anchoring Bias Finance

What Is Anchoring Bias in Finance?

Do you know what anchoring bias in finance means? It’s an irrational fixation on price, information or trading direction that is detrimental to traders. Are you looking for someone to blame for

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How to Make a Lot of Money Trading Stocks

How to Make a Lot of Money Trading Stocks

It’s always the dream of many to make a lot money trading stocks. What they forget is that money doesn’t always start flowing on the first day. Instead you have to learn how to find support

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How To Make Extra Money Online

How to Make Extra Money Online From Home Trading Stocks

Are you fed up with the 9-5 day job? I sure know I am, and you likely are as well. For those of you wondering how to make extra money online, the timing couldn’t be better. I must admit, I’m

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Trading Days in a Year

How Many Trading Days in a Year in the Stock Market?

How many trading days in a year? There are 365 days in a year but you can only trade during 252 days. The stock market does close for certain holidays and weekends. You’ll learn more about that

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