Wall Street Daily Archive: February 2019
Why do ADRs matter? Let’s look at it from the point of view of the company, and that of the investor.
ADR stands for American Depositary Receipt (sometimes also spelled depository). An ADR is a security that allows foreign companies to trade on the US financial exchanges. If you’re not buying shares of a foreign stock directly, how do ADRs work?
The reality, though, is that even a depressed market sector doesn’t need to impact your trading by a significant degree, especially if you’re into penny stocks or day trading. You’re looking for individual opportunities.
A sector, in some ways, is just another way of saying “industries.” In the finance industry, however, investment sectors refer to the specific delineations between different types of stocks and securities. Healthcare, energy, pharmaceuticals, and tech are just a few examples of investment sectors.
Yesterday we talked about forex trading strategies. I explained technical and fundamental analysis and emphasized how important it is to do your own research, and to look at patterns and charts. Today let’s talk about some of those patterns, charts and some basic terminology that goes along with forex trading.
Researching and learning the basics (like reading this issue) will make you a more informed trader. You’ll be less likely to lose your cool (and your shirt) to poor investment choices.
Forex stands for foreign exchange, but I’m not talking about students here. Instead, I want to help you learn how to take advantage of forex trading just like you would when trading stocks.
Knowing about investment sectors can give you a good foundation to understand how the market works, how groups of similar stocks behave and react, and how investors perceive them.
Why is earnings season important? Because this period can create a huge opportunity for investors and traders to take advantage of significant stock runs that occur as a result of these earnings releases. The bottom line is that you must pay attention closely to this period.
Here, I’ll give you a high-level view of what these investment sectors are, their characteristics, and more important, how you can use this knowledge to your advantage. Sectors are a big deal, and you need to know about them.
Getting to know the different stock order types can help you make smarter investments. Choosing the appropriate stock order type can help you get better prices and can help ensure that you only enter trades and exit trades at points that you’ve deemed advantageous.
Yesterday we started talking about stock order types. I started you off with the basics. We talked about some things you should consider before choosing a stock order type. Let’s start today with looking at limit orders.
To make the best decisions as an investor, it’s important to educate yourself on the different types of stock orders. In this article, I’ll cover some of the key types of stock orders, and how they can best be used to maximize your trading potential.
Finding the best stocks to trade can be tough for new traders. Fortunately there is a tool that can help with that!
Looking for an easy place to get started with a trading app? These apps are ideal for beginners.
Curious about the top brokers for mobile trading? Here are some of my thoughts on the most prominent platforms.
Sometimes I don’t feel like lugging around a laptop, and that’s why I think mobile trading is awesome. Here, I’ll dig into the benefits of mobile trading and how to choose the best app to suit your trading preferences and lifestyle.