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What is after-hours trading? How does it work? Learn about the rules, risks and benefits of extended hours trading.
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Find out how credit spreads allow you to swap a limited amount of profit potential for the opportunity to reduce risk.
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Learn how stop orders can help traders gain better control of their trade objectives.
There are a lot of ways your emotions and biases can get in the way of buying or selling a stock. What are some strategies to try to overcome these traps?
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.

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