By Sam Evans, Co-Founder & CEO Finding your style and grove in trading and investing can be tricky. While markets can only go up, down, or sideways, there are plenty of other things to distract us from this simple dynamic. Economic news, earnings, options, and Reddit boards are just a few. In the search for […]
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Trading Vs Investing
This lesson explains the key differences between Trading and Investing. While intrinsically similar in many ways, each offers a very different approach and methodology when it comes to being put into practice.
Market Terminology & Chart Candlesticks
Just understanding the language used in the markets can be a lot to get your head around, so in this lesson, we break things down into a simple format, with the added bonus of learning all about Price Charts and the vital skill of reading Candlesticks.
Risk Control & Profit
Any Professional Trader will tell you that true market speculation comes from learning the art of Risk Management before anything else. This lesson will teach you how educated protect themselves from major losses in the markets and enjoy safe speculation at all times.
The Recessoin-Proof Business
A personal favorite of the StockAbility team, this is the lesson which shows you how it is possible to profit in all market and economic conditions. No matter if things are good or bad, when done the right way, with the right plan and guidance, we can all enjoy the potential benefits of a Recession-Proof Business.
Cash may be King in some walks of life yet in the financial markets Leverage is a doubly powerful tool. Leverage allows anyone to embrace potentially larger gains in trades and greatly reduce risk and exposure at the same time. Leverage 101 is the lesson that will teach you how to make your money work not just harder, but smarter as well.
Perception Vs Reality
What information should we follow? Which news should we read? How do we know what economic data to use and to whom we should listen to? Clear through the fog of confusion with this lesson on discovering the difference between Perception and Reality in today’s markets, making our trading journey both smoother and simpler.
Sharpening Your Mental Edge
You may have a solid understanding of your trading strategy but do you have a solid understanding of your own way of thinking? Often overlooked and generally misunderstood, psychology plays probably the most important role in any trader or investor’s journey. In this lesson, we will learn how gaining trading consistency all starts with achieving mindset consistency first.
Learning to day trade is a goal of many people looking to achieve financial freedom an additionalsource of income. Often, those unfamiliar with the concept picture a trader with 6 monitors clicking buttons furiously as they buy and sell securities rapidly. While this image does exist in small capacities, the reality is that there are […]
Daniel X. Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach The markets today are ever-evolving. Many brokerage houses are reducing some trading commissions to zero. Some are offering debit cards for your brokerage account. We are seeing new products and features released all the time. One of those products are ‘Fractional Shares’. I am going to discuss what they […]
Being a “trader” is about as broad of a classification for a profession as saying you work in an office. In order to figure out whether the business of trading is something you are interested in, it is important to know the different types of opportunities available. In the most literal sense, there are dozens […]
By Ryan Watkins, Lead Coach From the way the ticker symbols are different to the way you trade contracts instead of individual shares, the Futures market is an incredibly unique market to trade. Here at StockAbility™, our preferred vehicle for day trading is futures for many reasons. For a start, life is simpler when you […]
The stock market is hot right now, and it seems like everyone is ready to dive in and make money. You have probably heard stories about new traders who have taken small amounts and turned them into fortunes, but don’t be fooled – without proper education and a trading plan for beginners, these accounts are […]
The stock market has been on an unprecedented bull run for nearly a decade, and even moderately savvy investors have been able to take advantage of these favorable conditions. Additionally, there has been an influx of new investors who are conditioned to believe that ‘stocks only go up’. However, becoming overconfident while using suboptimal strategies […]
By Sam Evans, Co-Founder and CEO One of the things I learned early on in my trading career was that understanding trading psychology and mastering my mindset was going to be the difference-maker. You see, once you’ve found the right education and you’ve got a good strategy in place, the next step is to follow […]
No matter what style of trading you are looking to succeed in, reading a chart is one of the most important base skill sets to have. You are ultimately trying to determine where the price action of a security is going over a certain period of time. Calibrating a chart to be read properly will […]