Active Trader

What the election could mean for active investors

Election impact

The election shouldn’t alter your long-term investing strategy, but it might create trading opportunities.

Moving averages

Unleash this simple yet powerful tool to unlock a wealth of information within your charts.

How to short stocks

Selling short is a trading strategy for down markets, but there are risks.

The strike price

Here are a few ways to pick the optimal strike price when buying or selling options.

Idea Generation

Halloween Indicator

This seasonal pattern suggests buying stocks now, but you shouldn’t invest solely based on the time of year.

September flows update

Strong flows persisted for U.S. ETP funds in recent months, while international funds saw mixed results.

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Technical Analysis

Fibonacci pattern

The Fibonacci sequence (0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13...) can potentially help spot key prices.

Open and short

Short interest can help assess a stock’s sentiment; open interest, an option’s volatility.

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Trading Strategy

Digging into oil and gold

Oil spills volatility. Gold seeks strong close after putting bear to bed. Agriculture sprouts price weakness.

Volatility: VIX and SPYIX

You can use the VIX and other tools to help you assess the level of volatility in the stock market.

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