What is a Bear Trap?

Find yourself wondering, what is a Bear Trap? Check out our complete guide to learn more about Bear Traps and how they work.

The Ultimate Guide To Bull Traps

What is a Bull Trap?

Are you wondering, what is a Bull Trap? If that’s your question, check out our complete guide to learn everything you need to know.

The Ultimate Guide To Momentum Stocks

What are Momentum Stocks?

Are you wondering, what are momentum stocks? If so, check out our complete guide to learn everything you need to know.

What are ECNs?

Wondering what are ECNs and how do they work? Our complete and thorough guide will give you all the answers you need.

Guide to Unusual Options Activity

Looking to learn more about unusual options activity? If so, check out our complete guide to unusual options activity now.

The Ultimate Guide To Time and Sales

Time and Sales Explained

How does time and sales work when it comes to trading? Read our guide to get time and sales explained in complete detail.

Best Technical Indicators for Day Trading

Wondering what technical indicator you should use? Read our guide to the best technical indicators for day trading to find the right pick.

Risk/Reward in Trading

Looking to learn more about risk/reward in trading? Check out our complete guide to get all the details you’re looking for.

Quadruple Witching Guide

Looking to learn more about Quadruple Witching? Check out our complete Quadruple Witching guide to learn everything you need to know.

The Ultimate Guide To Iceberg Orders

What are Iceberg Orders?

Find yourself wondering, what are iceberg orders? We’ve got the answers you’re searching for in our complete guide.

How Stock Market Bubbles Work

How Stock Market Bubbles Work

Every time the stock market goes on an extended bull run, fears of a bubble begin to creep in. Stock market bubbles have the potential to wipe out enormous gains when they pop. So, it’s important for traders to be able to recognize them and to know how to trade when a...

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The Ultimate Guide to Stock Market Algorithms

The Ultimate Guide to Stock Market Algorithms

You’ve likely heard the term “algorithms” or (algos for short) used in reference to trading. Algorithms run the markets and are responsible for most of the trading volume in the U.S. stock markets on any given trading day. Let’s take the mystery out of stock market...

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Guide to Pre-Market Gappers

Guide to Pre-Market Gappers

Thanks to after-hours trading and pre-market catalysts, it’s not uncommon for stocks to open at a significantly different price than the price at which they closed the afternoon before. These pre-market gappers offer many opportunities for traders in the first hours...

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The Ultimate Guide to Margin Rates

The Ultimate Guide to Margin Rates

Traders often take advantage of margin to increase the potential return of their trades. When trading with margin, you borrow money from your broker to increase the size of your trade. This loan comes with an interest fee, which is known as the margin rate. In this...

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Margin Accounts vs. Cash Accounts

Margin Accounts vs. Cash Accounts

You’ve likely heard of the term margin when it comes to stock trading. Day trading accounts are usually margin accounts. They are much different from cash accounts, which may be suitable for investors and swing traders. Most brokers provide margin and cash accounts...

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Day Trading vs. Investing – Similarities And Differences

Day Trading vs. Investing – Similarities And Differences

While day trading and investing share the same goal of making a profit in the stock market, the two approaches are quite different. Day trading implies short term trading composed of buying and selling positions within minutes to hours, while investing has a longer...

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Ultimate Guide to SPACs

Ultimate Guide to SPACs

SPACs have made headlines in 2021 as many private companies have come to market through reverse mergers into SPACs. So, what are SPACs and how do they work? What is a SPAC? A special purpose acquisition company also referred to as a SPAC is a publicly traded blank...

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Bull Flag Chart Patterns Trading Guide

Bull Flag Chart Patterns Trading Guide

All traders have experienced missing an incredible move in the market, only to wonder whether the stock will continue the push or reverse trend. FOMO might drive a new trader to jump in on the move, hoping for a meteoric rise, while indecision on entry points might...

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How to Trade Cryptocurrency with a Stock Broker

How to Trade Cryptocurrency with a Stock Broker

Cryptocurrency trading has become mainstream as even the local news will often reference bitcoin prices during extreme price movements. It’s time to get on board with at least having an understanding of cryptocurrency (cryptos) and even considering trading them...

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Ultimate Guide to Stock Market IPO’s

Ultimate Guide to Stock Market IPO’s

You’ve no doubt heard of them on financial news networks and even mainstream media. When companies go public, it’s typically through an initial public offering (IPO).  Let’s delve into IPOs.  What is an IPO? The initial public offering (IPO) is a process that...

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What is a Self-Clearing Broker?

What is a Self-Clearing Broker?

When you execute a stock trade, there are a number of actions that take place behind the scenes, or back office. While you may have bought and sold a stock in a matter of seconds, there is a complicated process that happens during the trade and after the trade,...

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What is an IPO Lockup Period?

What is an IPO Lockup Period?

An IPO is one of the most exciting events in the life of a growing company. It can also be an exciting event for traders. Not only does an IPO introduce a new stock to the public markets, but it also brings with it an IPO lockup period that can present opportunities...

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What is a Gamma Squeeze?

What is a Gamma Squeeze?

You probably heard the term gamma squeeze in reference to meme stocks and short squeezes. While buying causes stock prices to rise, panic buying can create an extreme scenario causing spikes to violently rip higher. As the stock soars, the buying pressure increases to...

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What is Prime Brokerage?

What is Prime Brokerage?

Traders realize they need a broker to execute trades. Whether its direct access or conventional zero-commission app-based trading, a brokerage (registered broker-dealer) is required to execute trades. A prime brokerage goes beyond just execution but provides a suite...

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How Stock Delisting Works

How Stock Delisting Works

It’s one of the worst things that can happen to a stock you’re holding long, the dreaded delisting. While the actual action of delisting is a scheduled event, the mere news or notion of a stock facing delisting can plunge the price as investors and traders fear the...

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