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Market Insights: Something Volatile This Way Comes

​September volatility is in full swing this week after an extended weekend. All major indexes are down, from the S&P 500 (SPX):…to the Dow Jones (DJI):​…the Russell 2000 (RUT):…and the NASDAQ 100 (NDX): ​Tech is the least scathed at the moment, as the tech giants did fairly well on Tuesday, although they have taken a […]

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Market Insights: Weekly Update

The stock market has been eerily calm over the past few trading days. Despite a rocky start to last week, the S&P 500 ended up making new all-time highs by Friday.This, in turn, drove the VIX lower: (Charts courtesy of TradingView.com)Even though volatility has had a small bounce since Friday’s lows, we’re still not seeing […]

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Josh Talks: GameStop Market Volatility

Recently, there has been a lot of misinformation in the public sphere about what is happening with GameStop in the stock market. I know, it is hard to believe mainstream talking heads and social media experts have their facts wrong. So, if you’re curious about what’s causing this phenomenon with GameStop, below is a video […]

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Foundations: Introduction to Chart Patterns

We first looked at stock charts in our Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 class post here. Where we introduced you to the various chart types, such as the line chart, the bar chart, and the candlestick chart, which are available for you to use when tracking a company’s performance in the marketplace. Today, […]

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Foundations: Anatomy of a Trend

We covered in last Thursday’s blog that Technical Analysis focuses on the price action of a stock and how the current and historical price points can anticipate future price direction and activity. Thus, by studying the candlestick chart of a particular company, we can, in essence, make an educated guess on the stock’s future behavior. […]

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Foundations: Trend Lines

Two weeks ago, we covered building a framework for your trades using support and resistance lines. When we locate and mark lines of support and resistance on our charts, it gives us a framework upon which we can ​build. It provides a graphical representation of trader sentiment, and it defines pivot points where a stock […]

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