Analyzing the Analysts

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Fundamental Tips for Seeing Through the “Earnings Massage”

1069297688 = Viktoriia Hnatiuk||| We recently posted about understanding the limits of the famous P/E ratio: while a perfectly useful “rule of thumb” metric, P/E ratio ignores not only vital…

Stock Market Weekly Roundup – Trade Hamstrings Dow While Tech Soars

1013383462 = Bro Crock||| It’s been a highly bifurcated week for equities markets. Overall trading this week has been dominated by increased fear of trade conflict, with the Trump Administration…

The Minutes that Move Markets: Understanding Opening/Closing Auctions

551106298 = Oleksiy Mark||| All investors who manage their own portfolios need to be aware of how trading dynamics shift at different times of day. These patterns are especially vital…

Understanding Stock Order Types To Power Up Profits

534465157 = g-stockstudio||| Individuals who don’t manage their own money often seem to think you either “buy” or “sell” a stock—and that’s that. But savvy investors know that the mechanics…

Trading With an IRA – The Fundamentals

281485034 = solarseven||| IRA’s, private retirement accounts given special tax treatment as a matter of US policy, are central to many investors' portfolios. These accounts offer huge benefits to traders, as…

Brokerage Basics: Discount or Old School?

644212072 = GaudiLab||| Picking a stockbroker can feel like a “merely” logistical choice (with a truly dizzying array of options). In stock trading, as with all business, however, logistics goes…
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Friday Stock Market Roundup – Bull Run Threatened by Trade Conflict

218090794 = dominic8||| Markets put on a show for the bulls this week, with the announcement that the Federal Reserve would modestly accelerate its pace of rate hikes doing little…

Learning the Limits of the Price Earnings Ratio

551106298 = Oleksiy Mark||| As most investors know, the Price/Earnings (P/E) ratio has the reputation as one of the most fundamental metrics for expressing a stock’s value. There’s nothing wrong…

How “Regulation Fair Disclosure” is Leveling the Playing Field For Smaller Investors

111533954 = baranq||| Today, smaller investors have the benefit of real-time data, extensive publicly available information on equities, and advanced trading platforms. With these resources, smaller investors have the benefit…