The Dow Dropped … Now What?

The Dow Dropped … Now What? Now that the dow dropped … will your account fall? That’s the big question in the trading community this week. On Monday, May 13, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped a heart-stopping 600 points in a single day. The catalyst for the huge point plummet? An announcement that China will increase tariffs on U.S. goods — the latest development in the escalating trade war between the two countries. The whole affair is puzzling many traders: Was it a momentary panic … or are we…

The Airbnb IPO: Hot or Hype?

Navigating IPOs can be tricky territory for traders … The AirBnB IPO is a prime example. On one hand, there’s a sense of urgency to buy right away so that you can benefit if the stock pops. But what if it doesn’t pop? You could be playing the lead role in “Honey, I Shrunk My Account.” Trust me, no trader wants to play that role.   Right now, plenty of traders are in yet another flurry over another potential IPO. This time it’s Airbnb. But is it really hot, or…

Bohen’s Take: STT Update – StocksToTrade.com

It’s that time again … welcome to the latest edition of Bohen’s Take. In this edition, you’ll find out what I’ve been up to and the details of an amazing trade we found in the StocksToTrade Pro chatroom. You’ll also learn how you can better use StocksToTrade, what I’ve been reading, and more! (Looking for more trading tips? Subscribe to our SteadyTrade YouTube channel now!) Ready to dive in? Let’s do this! What’s the Haps? I’m excited to say that springtime has officially hit Michigan. It’s great to finally get…

What Is Position Trading?

Are you looking for a trading style where you can take a position, then turn your focus to something else? Do you want to get away from the frantic action of the trading day? Are you looking to hold onto stocks as they make major moves? If you answered yes to any of those questions, position trading might fit the bill. But be warned: This trading style isn’t for everyone. Read on for a full rundown of this strategy, including the pros and cons of long-term position trading. Position Trading:…

How to Find Stocks to Swing Trade: A Definitive Guide on Swing Trading

How can you find stocks to trade? That’s THE universal trading question. And ultimately, it depends on what you’re looking for in a trade. For example, a day trader might look for low-priced stocks with big price fluctuations. A buy-and-hold investor might watch for moderately priced stocks with the potential for long-term growth. But what about a trading style that’s somewhere in the middle … like swing trading? With its moderate time frame and focus on trends, swing trading requires different techniques for whittling down your watchlist than other types…