If nothing else, the 2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic reminded us of the importance of risk management. From late February through the end of April, unprecedented levels of volatility swept the world’s equity, commodity, and currency markets. Traders familiar with the principle of diversification and how to hedge with options protected their wealth and may have… Read more.
The rise of zero-commission stock trading has drawn the interest of retail traders from around the globe. Unfortunately, many of these participants aren’t aware that futures offer a collection of unique advantages that stocks don’t. If you’re currently weighing the pros and cons of the futures market vs. stock market dichotomy, read on for three… Read more.
Those new to the equity space might think of the “stock market” as a singular entity that summarizes the state of all public companies, whereas more experienced traders will clarify that the current state of stocks depends on the index you subscribe to. This idea is especially relevant now, as the Nasdaq rests near all-time… Read more.
The stock market is off to one of its more volatile years in recent history, and it’s showing little sign of stabilizing. At the halfway point of 2020, the Small Stocks 75 Index has already posted a high-to-low range exceeding the ranges of each of the last four years, and it has shown 13 daily… Read more.