Monday, July 13, 2020
Know Your Options Educational Series

Worried About a Pullback? Here Are Three Go-To Options Strategies

Sentiment has turned more negative this week as investors worry the economy will keep struggling with coronavirus. Let's consider some ways to protect your investments with options. Managing...

Stocks Cling to Gains After Volatility Shock

Stocks are trying to hold their ground after a brutal volatility shock earlier this month. The S&P 500 rose less than 0.1 percent between Friday, October 12, and Friday, October 19 -- its first gain...
Charting the Market Educational Series

Charles Dow: Wall Street Legend

Charles Dow Founded The Wall Street Journal Charles Dow was a late-19th century newspaper reporter in New York with a passion for the stock market. He and his partner,...
Trading Options on the Web

Find Options Trading Strategies During Times of Volatility

Trading options? This spring brings new trading tools for constructing your trades in these volatile times. Today we'll show how to choose an options strategy in TradeStation Web...
Charting the Market Educational Series

A Swing Trader’s Guide to Buying the Dip

Swing trading is one of the more popular techniques for investors in the stock market. It combines powerful tools for risk management and technical analysis. Here's how it might work for...
Know Your Options Educational Series

The Basics of Options

Options are an increasingly important tool for retail investors. They can either replace trading shares, or make it easier to position yourself in stocks. Let's consider the first things you need to...
Know Your Options Educational Series

Key Things to Know About Volatility as Earnings Season Begins

Earnings season is just getting started. This post will consider what it means for options, and how traders may want to position for the reports. Implied volatility ("IV") is...
Improve Your Trading Educational Series

How Much Can You Lose on a Single Trade?

The basic definition of risk has two parts: The likelihood of suffering a loss. The magnitude of that loss. Traders often overemphasize No. 1,...

Find Trades with TradeStation’s Web and Mobile Matrix

For years, traders have banked on the unprecedented market feel and efficiency of the Matrix – TradeStation's innovative graphical display of market depth and trade activity. It combines the benefits of a detailed market-depth...
Improve Your Trading Educational Series

Size Matters: How Much Capital Should You Risk?

Most traders focus on entering and exiting trades. But are you allocating the correct amount of capital to positions? This post will discuss the underappreciated science of trade sizing.
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