Yes You Can Trade Stocks and Options Like a Pro by Anatole Raif
... It actually was trading at $0.55 just 2 days after your hypothetical purchase. Thatís over a 100% return in 2 days. Youíre a genius or just real lucky. It doesnít matter as long as you managed the risk. How does one manage this high level of risk you might ask? Exactly the same way we did for the MSFT example. You could realistically use zero as your stop loss since itís unlikely you will have a chance to stop out due to the extreme volatility. Using the same 1% risk tolerance and $100k ...
How to Add Shares to a Profitable Position by Chris Perruna
... If the stock is breaking out of a specific pattern such as a cup with handle, I will buy half my position at the time of breakout and the other half after the trend is confirmed several days later. If the stock is in a solid up-trend and not in a recognizable pattern, I will typically purchase 2/3rd of the position when I see the opportunity and then follow up with the remaining 1/3rd of the position at the time of the next pullback (only after the stock reaches a minimum gain of 25%).
A Small Business Approach To Computer Downtime by Aidan McDermott
... Whether itís a day-trader trading stocks over the internet, a lawyer, physician or other professional looking up data, or a shopkeeper tracking prices and sales, computers are often an essential ďtool of their tradesĒ. In fact, in the majority of professions where a computer is used, it is often not possible to effectively perform the job role without it. Sure the day-trader could continuously call their broker every five minutes for stock quotes, but in practical terms their business is ...
E-mini Day Trading - Day Trading for Beginners - Stock Market Timing Software by Kigo Kare
... any of those indicators in only a few short minutes. We're talking kindergarten math here. Modern Technology
With today's trading computers running at Gigahertz speeds, don't you think that it's time traders started using some more advanced formulas in their trading? There's no reason to keep things so simple anymore. We've got the speed and the power to calculate anything we could possibly ever want to, so why are all these charting programs stuck with the caveman tools? Details
The Stock Exchange - A Beginners Guide by Stuart Langridge
... So is the stock exchange really a place for beginners? An investment is in a company that has products, a defined market and notable market share, profits, a track record and much more. Remember that. Think about Warren Buffett - he makes investments, good ones at that. I'm also quite traditional about investing. I have never spread bet, used an option or future or sold short. I don't use leverage. If I can't figure out what might go wrong, FOR CERTAIN, I'd rather not do it.