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What Day Traders Need to Know About Stock Halts

August 6, 2018
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A stock halt can be a scary event for a day trader.  Trading of the stock can be stopped by the exchange for various reasons that we’ll go in to.  But understanding what stock halts are about can reduce some of the anxiety.

Market […]

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New Traders Dos and Don’ts

August 6, 2018
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Please do not start with OTC or pink stocks.  These are stocks that do not trade on the popular exchanges such as NYSE NASDAQ and AMEX.  OTCs are mostly traded for smaller companies that do not meet the criteria for a listing on the stock exchanges. They may […]

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What Are Level I and Level 2 Quotes in Swing and Day Trading

August 6, 2018
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Level I does not provide enough information for the day trader.  Level 1 is price without the underlying activity.

Level 2 and the tape is also an indicator of price movement between the buyers and the sellers. (bid and ask).

The shares being bought and sold are shown […]

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Using VWAP (Volume Weighted Average Price)

August 6, 2018
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In addition to the standard moving averages, one should look at the Volume Weighted Average Price.   Just like how the exponential moving averages give weight to recent price action, the VWAP weighs the amount of volume that traded at each price more heavily. The VWAP gives us a […]

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