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How much does Investors Business Daily cost?

Investors Business Daily is a free daily financial newsletter providing in-depth, easy-to-understand financial reports for traders, investors, tax professionals, and other professionals who need to keep up with the market. How often are new articles released? Daily updates of the latest research, articles, links, and pricing are made available 24 hours per day. Which documents […]

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Do professional traders use technical analysis?

Most traders use technical analysis for short-selling options, derivatives, short-selling stocks, etc. (see also this explanation of technical analysis). Why does technical analysis only work for short-selling trades if options and stocks are not short-selling? Technical analysis is not useful as a hedge against short-selling in option contracts, because the short-sellers do not consider option […]

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Can I trade forex with $100?

Yes…if you’re willing to give up 5% interest in an individual account at 1.800.000.000. If you’re a trader in New York with an account open in the US and an account in the UK, you can easily trade with a $10,000 balance or more. Why did I have to give up 25% interest in an […]

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Can you get rich with forex trading?

Let’s see how much forex you have. What if we put that information to the test against the $1,000,000,000,000. That is more than 4X the size of all other currencies (for more details check out this study.) Well to be honest there isn’t much information out there about the true value of forex trades but […]

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What is a swing trade in forex?

For those who don’t know, a swing trade refers to buying US Dollars for a foreign currency (euro) and transferring the trade to another currency when you want to sell. A swing trade is considered a good investment opportunity when you expect the exchange you are trading to be very liquid. In this example, you […]

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How can I become an intraday trader?

Intraday trading has not been part of the CME CME Group’s business since 2012. On a conference call with reporters on October 4, CME Group Chairman Robert T. Bullard said that there is “nothing new” to share about the next steps, including “what we will do now that the technology has made intraday trading an […]

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What is considered a swing trader?

One who buys and sells stocks as a trendsetter. A trendsetter can either purchase stock or sell stock at the same time, as can sell orders and buys orders. These three activities are often combined to avoid market interference (also called “spotting”). You want to be careful about who you buy and sell stocks with. […]

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Is Forex trading just gambling?

You bet! Forex trading is all about betting on different market outcomes. It’s not the same as betting on the outcome of the lottery, say. If you are betting on the outcome of Forex currency trades you are betting against the chance that these are going to happen. You always have to take the chance […]

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Can I retire on $300000?

The question here is ‘When does it start?’. Let me give you examples, based on my experience. First, how many years before reaching $300,000 are you supposed to go through a retirement? This one is difficult to answer because it depends on how much of your income is ‘defined’ as your retirement. If you have […]

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Why is scalping illegal?

Because, if you like, you can’t get it in the door without being a lawyer or an accountant. The laws against scalping were put in place by the government, because otherwise people would just take their business to places like Amazon or Etsy. Now, there are a lot of legitimate businesses online. So they can’t […]