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What is after-hours trading? How does it work? Learn about the rules, risks and benefits of extended hours trading.
MACD is an indicator widely used by traders. Learn how to use it to help identify trends and pick tops and bottoms.
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Micro E-mini futures offer traders exposure to four leading U.S. stock indexes in bite-size contracts.
Market orders, limit orders, and stop orders are common order types used to buy or sell stocks and ETFs. Learn about these order types and order qualifiers.
Three active traders share their resources, routines, tips and tools—including those available at Schwab.
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If you have short-term market views on investing, ETFs may be your tool of choice.
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Investors are fascinated by the VIX Index due to its tendency to spike during market turmoil. VIX ETFs exist but they track VIX index futures, instead of the index directly. Find out why this can be an issue.
Learn how trailing stop orders can help traders seeking to control the price of their trades.
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Stock pullback trading can help you enter an uptrend at a more advantageous price. Learn how it works.
Trading for the short term and investing for the long haul require different—and sometimes polar opposite—planning approaches to be successful.

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