Active Trader

Dow days of summer

Dow days of summer

Dow Theory can help you decide when market moves may have staying power.

Options research

Consider these tips and resources to help you find options candidates and strategies.

Stock stars

Independent research firm S&P Capital IQ suggests tilting toward stocks with rising relative strength.

5 trading tips

For shorter-term investors, big price moves can present both risks and opportunities.

Idea Generation

ETFs for volatility

Minimum volatility funds are one option if you are concerned about the stock market.

Manage ETF commissions

Commissions add to the total cost of trading an exchange-traded fund. Here’s how to help lower costs.

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Technical Analysis

Chart tips

If you like to use charts, consider the time frame, the type of chart, and a benchmark.

Why you should consider volume

Get help finding efficiently priced investments, identifying trends, and more by analyzing volume.

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Trading Strategy

Trading earnings

A few strategies you can use to trade stocks around earnings announcements.

An options IV

If you trade options, implied volatility can help you identify stocks that could move.

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