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Next 7 days are crucial for the stock markets, especially this year.
Historically, Christmas eve to 2nd trading day of the new year time period is bullish for US stock markets. According to Stock Market Almanac, the average S&P 500 gains over this seven trading-day range since 1969 are a respectable 1.3%
However, when this Santa Claus rally doesn't materialize, following years are often flat or down. Once again using data from SMA, the last six time this rally...
US Presidential Election 2020 campaigns are in the final phase now. Get ready for the market volatility and use options for the opportunities at the same time.
Weekend is usually when I set aside certain hours to prepare for the upcoming week and review trading ideas. Also a time to review what worked and what didn't work. I strongly believe that Success is not a milestone, it is a journey and a constant evaluation, retrospect is necessary for a greater future.
So, how do you do this...
Almost every traders knows who is Warren Buffett, George Soros, Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman or other billionaire Wall Street stock wizards ?
But what about the real traders from the Main Street?
Are there any success stories worth emulating?
Find out more as I answer this question by conversing with top real traders that I had good fortune of either mentoring or working with.
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Apple is now the largest listed company by market cap on the planet earth, boasting a value of more than $2.163 trillion, according to FactSet data.
Apple (AAPL) became the first company in the US to close at $2 trillions market cap on Wednesday when AAPL stock price hit ~$468/share. It was another milestone for the maker of iPhones, Mac computers and Apple Watches, cementing its title as the world’s most valuable public company and...
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Corporate earnings "season" – when a lot of companies issue earnings reports – is a time when stock volatility is very high and investors can profit from targeted, short-term options positions.
All publicly traded US corporations release mandatory earnings reports every quarter. These four-times-a-year corporate earning news releases allows investors to judge how well a company's business is going. Are...
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During the last 20+years, since I first enter into the world of financial markets, I have seen historic bull markets, many painful crashes, and the rise and fall of many industry titans. It’s nothing short of a Hollywood movie full of dramatic emotions, financial gains & pains.
There is a saying that 90% of the retail trader and investors tends to lose money.
Why is it so? And what is that 10%, who makes money, do differently? I...
Is there an investing strategy that one can use to profit from 2020 US Presidential Election?
Historically, S&P 500 volatility has typically been higher in election years than in non-election years, as markets frequently reprice the probability of the future administration’s policies.
Since 1932, an incumbent US president has never failed to win re-election unless a recession has occurred during their time in office.
If you examine the return of the...
The price of one American oil futures contract crashed on Monday into the negative for the first time in history.
The May WTI crude contract CL.1, -113.23% CLK20, -113.23% closed at -$37.63 a barrel, a one-day drop of $55.90, or 306%, according to Dow Jones Market Data. Those prices—at negative $$ per barrel—mean that companies must now pay a buyer to take oil off their hands and store it if they want to exit the market.
Since the COVID-19 epidemic started, S&P500...
What is a circuit breaker in stock market? How does it work? And what is a trading halt?
Though these are rare occurrences but market situations like today can trigger these rare triggers.
A trading halts, sometimes referred to as a circuit breaker is a financial regulatory instrument that is in place to prevent stock market crashes from occurring. As a result, circuit breakers stop trading as per rules in order to allow accurate information to flow amongst market participants.
As a reminder,...