TD Ameritrade offers great educational tools when you have an account with them. Some offer a certificate upon completion with which you can upgrade your account. Read on if you are having difficulty understanding the material on the first quiz.
After TSLA's meteoric rise from $189 in June 2019 to $967 in February 2020, their management did the inevitable. A stock dilution. In this article I will summarise why companies do common stock offerings, and what that means for the stock price.
When selecting a 401K or IRA, if you are asking a financial advisor which one, you are asking the wrong question.
For most people, unless you actively keep track of what is going on in the investment world, dipping your toe in can seem dangerous. So what can someone do if they feel like they want to start investing? Well, there are a few accessible routes to take to get you going!
Options roll-out gives the options trader the opportunity to add profits to his options trades or create defensive positions to threatened trades.
Robert Lichello's Automatic Investment Management system for timing the stock market is explained in this article with buy/sell examples. Additionally, the system is tested using over 10 years of price history of the S & P Depository Receipt ETF (ticker SPY) and compared to buy and hold strategy.
Stocks have a 50/50 chance of going up or down, so you only have a 50% chance of success. I'll describe non-directional trading strategies that improve odds.
Stash, Acorns, and Robinhood are all great platforms for personal investing and saving, but each has its strengths. Learn in depth about each from an active user of all three.
Investment expert Paul Mampilly recently authored "Profits Unlimited" which shows how Main Street Americans can successfully build wealth. He also runs an investment newsletter based on the same principles. Read my review of his book, my actual experience, and my opinion after following his ideas.
The stock of the Dollar General Corporation (symbol: DG) has been doing well since the coronavirus outbreak. Consumers are flocking to the stores to stock up on products necessary to live through the pandemic.
This article shows seven months of actual trading in stock options. It illustrates the results in table format for easier viewing. It also includes questions sent in by readers with corresponding answers.
See how an options trader was challenged to prove that trading options alone can and does produce higher stock market returns than investing purely in stocks.
In this article, I point out some reasons why some investors may choose to invest in individual stocks instead of in exchange traded funds, index funds, or mutual funds.
A detailed analysis of the AIM algorithm when varying the check frequency, % initial investment in equity, and high/low/medium beta ETFs. The concept of internal rate of return is used for comparison.
You may be tempted to rush out into the market and purchase stock in 10, 15 or even 20 different companies- do not! This is called 'over diversification' and can ruin your portfolio!
Money invested in stocks is 100% at risk. I learned strategies to limit risk and improve success while using TD Ameritrade's ThinkOrSwim Platform.