Investors and traders alike devote a considerable amount of time focusing on what investments to make and what tools to use to make these investments. Novices often spend very little time planning the exit strategy. This is the key difference between seasoned traders and novices. In fact, a greater focus on the exit and less on the entry might make the real difference in your overall trading effectiveness. Read on to learn more...
Technical analysis is a method of evaluating market activity, such as past prices and volume, to help identify patterns or events that can help suggest future activity. Learn how to access, select, and apply technical patterns and events to a chart.
In thinly traded instruments, leaving a standing stop order in the market can be an invitation to get taken out of a trade unnecessarily.
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Technical analysis focuses on market action — specifically, volume and price. Technical analysis is only one approach to analyzing stocks. When considering which stocks to buy or sell, you should use the approach that you're most comfortable with. As with all your investments, you must make your own determination as to whether an investment in any particular security or securities is right for you based on your investment objectives, risk tolerance, and financial situation. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.