Foundations: Support and Resistance a Framework for Trading

We first introduced you to support and resistance lines in our Stock Market Made Simple blog, which you can read here. Today, we are going to dive deeper by introducing you to technical analysis as it is taught in Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 Class 2.Technical analysis is the study of a stock’s […]

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Foundations: Breaking Down a Stock Chart

In our Stock Market Made Simple blog series, we introduced the concept of a stock chart and covered the information they provide to traders, which you can read here. Today, we are going to delve deeper into stock charts as it is taught in Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 Class 1.​What Is a […]

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Mastering Candlesticks: Tweezer Top

What is it?By definition, a Tweezer Top is a two line candle formation which occurs at a resistance after a bullish swing. The first candle is white, the second candle is black, and the opening price of the second candle matches the closing price of the first candle. Based on that definition, any of the […]

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Stock Market Made Simple: Indicators

Welcome to the last piece of the Stock Market Made Simple blog puzzle. Granted this puzzle has been small in size but it has laid a concise foundation for anyone to take the next step forward in trading the stock market. Our puzzle pieces have covered such topics as candlesticks, opening and closing trades, and […]

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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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Mastering Candlesticks: Falling Three

​What is it?It is somewhat ironic this pattern is a five-candle pattern, even though we call it a Falling Three, but once you understand the pattern, it makes perfect sense. The first day closes with a large black candle. It is followed by three smaller candles which do not trade above or below the first […]

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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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