Is The Stock Market Predictable

Is The Stock Market Predictable? The Random Walk Theory

What does the stock market have in common with random movement? The Random Walk Theory says everything. According to the Random Walk Theory stock price changes happen in a so-called random walk. This means they are entirely random and therefore cannot be predicted in any way, shape, or form. Due to its implications, this is a very controversial theory that has sparked a lot of debates, even among well-known economists and traders. Research studies exist Read more

ultimate guide to bonds

How Does a Bond Work – The Complete Guide

Bonds can be an excellent investment vehicle. Sadly, they are often misunderstood and thus many investors don’t take advantage of the potential that bonds offer. Even if you aren’t interested in actually trading bonds, it can be of great use to understand the bond market and its relation to other markets such as equities. In this article you will receive an answer to all of the following questions: What is a bond? How does a Read more

ETFs vs mutual funds vs hedge funds

Exchange-Traded Fund vs Mutual Funds vs Hedge Funds

Close to 50% of all US households own some kind of mutual fund shares. Nevertheless, a great deal of these people doesn’t actually understand how exactly their money is being allocated. In this article, you will learn what exactly a mutual fund is and some similar alternatives such as exchange-traded funds and hedge funds. After finishing this article, you should have a much better understanding of what you should be putting your financial future into. Read more

traits of successful traders

Top 7 Traits of Successful Traders

In my opinion, not all profitable traders are also successful traders. You can certainly be a profitable trader without being a good, successful trader. For instance, if you always risk all your capital on every trade, you might be profitable for a while, but you certainly wouldn’t be a good trader. Enough time, however, will separate the profitable traders from the truly good and successful ones. In this article, you will learn what distinguishes a Read more

trade the news

How To Trade The News – The Truth

Some people consider news essential information for successful trading. However, other people claim that news is nothing but useless noise. So should you ever trade the news and if so, how should you do it? After reading this article, you should have a pretty good idea about the actual role of news in trading. How Important is News Really? There is no question about that news can be a good way to stay updated about Read more

The Strategy Lab

Introducing: The Strategy Lab

I have a question for you. Please try to answer it as honestly as you can: How Well Do You Understand Options Pricing And Options Strategies? To help you answer this question, I have prepared three statements. Make sure to read them and then consider to what extent you agree with them: I know more than 8 different options strategies and their basic payoff behavior. (Agree/Disagree) I know what the Greeks are and how to Read more

best trading psychology books

The 6 Best Trading Psychology Books That Every Trader Needs to Read

Dealing with emotions and having the right mindset whilst trading can be one of the hardest parts of becoming a successful trader. Humans simply aren’t completely rational beings, especially not when hard-earned money is at risk. That’s why the main differentiator between winning and losing traders is not their strategies. It is their mindset! To acquire the mindset of a winning trader, you can read books to learn from the industry’s best. This article will Read more

how dividend stocks work

An In-Depth Guide to How Dividend Stocks Work

There are basically two major categories when it comes to investment styles. The first is investing for capital appreciation. An example of this is buying stocks or other assets hoping to profit from an increase in the asset’s price. The second investing style is investing for cash flow. One of the most popular ways to invest for cash flow is investing in dividend stocks. Dividend stocks allow you to receive payments from your stocks at Read more

develop a winning trading strategy

Develop a Trading Strategy That Works! – Step by Step Guide

If you want to become a successful trader, you need a trading strategy, period! There is no way around it. Without a trading strategy, you will just be buying and selling random assets due to random reasons and that won’t work in the long run. You might make a few profitable trades here and there, but you will never become a consistently profitable trader without a trading strategy. Instead of trying to develop a trading Read more