Beginner Trading

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  • How To Trade ETFs

    In a not-so-distant past, investors who were interested in pooled investments commonly purchased mutual funds, where they could capture the returns of a diversified portfolio using a single investment vehicle. Those funds, however, came with some limitations, among these the fact that positions in them can normally only be adjusted after market hours according to their net asset value (NAV). In more recent years, a new type of pooled investment…

  • Fees And Commissions Associated With Futures Trading

    In order to participate in the futures market, an individual assumes responsibility for several transaction costs associated with the facilitation of a trade. Overall, there are four basic types of fees incurred during the active trading of a single futures contract: Exchange/Clearing fees National Futures Association (NFA) fee Data fees Brokerage commissions Futures trading fees are assessed on a per-contract basis. For every contract traded, each type of fee is…

  • Day Trading Equipment For Beginners

    Parallels are often drawn between day trading and nearly every type of sport. Whether one is a seasoned day trader, savvy chess player or a rookie linebacker in the NFL, an age-old axiom sums up performance: "At all levels of play, the secret of success lies not so much in playing well, but in not playing badly." Poor play is often the result of being ill-equipped and trading successfully without…

  • How To Buy Stock

    One of the most popular ways in which an individual can participate in the financial markets is through the purchase of "stock." A stock is an equity investment in a corporation which entitles the owner to a portion of that corporation's earnings and assets. Stocks are denominated in "shares," with each share representing a small portion of ownership in a company. When one purchases a share of a specific company's…

  • 5 Steps On How To Start Trading Forex

    The foreign exchange market, known as forex (FX), is an over-the-counter market where international currencies are bought and sold. With a daily traded volume near US$5 trillion, forex is the largest marketplace in the world. Forex participants are as diverse as the currencies they trade. Commercial banks, multinational corporations, central banking authorities and individual investors are active players in the market. Whether a country's central bank is actively managing inflationary…

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