Simply buying and holding the S&P 500 index far outperformed all of the computer-driven techniques from 18 different robo-advisory services.
The key to effective trading lies in thinking like a psychologist.
From Adobe to Zendesk, plenty of stocks will rise or fall regardless of what the central bank does.
Hint: I did my homework and acted when I felt I had the advantage over other market players.
Much of it occurs when someone jumps the gun, deciding that the headlines must be traded without any knowledge of what is underneath them.
Selling is the most powerful tool we possess as traders and investors.
Yielding nearly 9%, this high-risk real estate investment trust is alluring, but also risky.
Nobody can demonstrate consistent success being lucky for a long period of time. But skill can be prolonged with good discipline, control, risk management and little ego to get in the way.
It can be enlightening to embrace the idea that no one really knows what will happen next and to approach the market from that standpoint.
Here are the 3 keys to using stops.