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The latest insights from our trading specialists.
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The latest insights from our trading specialists.

Bear markets typically occur once every five years. Is your portfolio ready for a market downturn? Get prepared with these seven investing strategies.
Learn what margin is, the benefits and risks, and four tips for managing margin risk.
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Commodity ETFs can provide a low-cost and relatively easy way to invest in commodities, but before getting started, there are certain issues you should consider.
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Don’t let these four trading tendencies hurt your profitability potential.
Identify and evaluate potential trade opportunities based on the company's value relative to the price of the security.
When looking for trade opportunities, be sure to check the income statement, the consolidated balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows.
Find out what traders should look for and look out for with Price to Earnings Ratio (P/E Ratio).
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If you use short call options strategies, you’ll want to monitor ex-dividend dates for the underlying stocks to avoid being unexpectedly assigned.
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Most of a stock’s price action should fall between the Bollinger Bands, making a move outside them significant. Here’s how to read three different signals.
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Want to calculate potential profit and loss levels on an options strategy? Find out how our options calculator works.

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