Category Archives for Stock Market Made Simple

Stock Market Made Simple: Support and Resistance

We have covered candles and candlestick charts in a couple of our earlier blogs. Now it is time to build on what we have learned and introduce the concept of support and resistance when analyzing a candlestick chart. And when I say analyzing, I really mean looking at a chart and trying to figure out […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: Using Stops

In this blog series, we have been laying a foundational understanding of the stock market so anyone can open and walk through the door to the world of trading. We want to remove the unknown barrier of fear as you discover the ins and outs of trading and investing. One of the best ways to […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: Market and Limit Orders

In our last blog, which you can read here, we covered using trading terminologies such as bears, bulls, open, and close which helped establish a broad understanding of market principles. In today’s blog, we are going a step further to discuss placing orders and closing open positions.What is a ​Market Order?A market order is the […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: Bear and Bull Markets

In our last blog, which you can read here, we covered buying stocks long and selling them short. Today we are going to cover a few commonly used trading terminologies such as bears, bulls, open, and close.What is a Bear Market?A bear market is generally defined as an overall downturn in the marketplace. The length […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: Buying Long and Selling Short

​Buying LongThere are many strategies when it comes to purchasing stock, but the most well-known method is the buy and hold approach, which is also known as going long. When you go long on a stock, you are purchasing shares in a company with the long-term belief the stock in question will increase in value […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: Anatomy of a Candle

In our fourth installment of our Stock Market Made Simple blog series, we are taking a closer look at the various aspects of an individual candle. Interesting enough, each candle’s body and wick length or lack of it, tells us a story. If we understand the story behind a candle’s ​assorted characteristics, then we can […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: What Is a Candlestick Chart?

Welcome to the third installment of our new introduction to trading blog series called Stock Market Made Simple. In last week’s post, which you can read here, we covered how a stock was traded in the marketplace. Today was are going to go a little deeper in our journey and cover candlestick charts.What Is a […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: How is a Stock Traded?

In the first blog of our new Stock Market Made Simple series, which you can read here, we learned what a stock is and how you can benefit from owning shares of a company’s stock. Today, we are going to take a look at how you can purchase and sell stock – which brings us […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: What is a Stock?

Welcome to the first installment of our new introduction to trading blog series. In this series, we will be building a foundational understanding of the stock market from the ground up. So, if you are curious about the stock market and how it works, and if you want to learn the basic principles of how […]

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