swing trading for 20 percent is a waste of time - splash header Image of laptop with hourglass

Recently I received a comment on our popular How to Get Started Swing Trading Stocks video that hit on a lot of important topics other traders could benefit from reading. The comment read “[swing trading for] 20% is [a] waist [sic] of time. Many stocks give you 100% or more a year passive income. Swing…

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How To Trade Daily Closing Prices - Splash Image

How to trade stocks using daily closing prices walks through the best practices, tips, and recommendations for implementing a strategy that uses daily closing prices for its signals. If you’re thinking about giving up intraday trading and extending your time-frame or if you’re a long-term investor looking for an active strategy to manage risk, this…

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How to Develop Simple Swing Trading Strategies Splash Image

How to Develop Simple Swing Trading Strategies lays the foundation for developing short- to intermediate-term overnight trading strategies. We’ll start off discussing what the goals of swing trading are and then move into some of the recommended steps to go about creating a strategy from scratch. There are no holy grails we’ll be uncovering, but…

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Splash Image - Trading Leveraged ETFs For Max Profits

Leveraged ETFs get some very polarizing opinions in the investor and trading communities. On one end of the spectrum, they are loved by the adrenaline-chasers looking to bet aggressively for a quick double on their account in short time. And on the other hand, there is a great deal of hesitation backed by an army of articles written with…

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Cover Image - Scanning for Swing Trade Setups in TC2000

Scanning for swing trade setups in TC2000 is a guide to help you find the stocks that you care about for your watchlist. It covers the basics of creating new scans, selecting and filtering your stock universe, examples of a few of my favorite scans, as well as some general tips that I’ve learned over the years.

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How To Get Started Swing Trading Image of Swing

How to Get Started Swing Trading Stocks is an introductory guide for new traders looking to get active in the stock market. We start right at the basics — defining what exactly swing trading is and why someone would want to adopt this trading style — and then dive into all of the important high-level…

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How Moving Averages can Simplify Your Trading

If you’ve ever looked at a stock chart before you’ve likely already encountered these things called moving averages. They’re the most common indicators technical traders include on their charts and they’re used to assist in analyzing price. They come in all colors, exist on all time-frames, and move in a variety of speeds. Throughout this article…

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How to Position Size When Swing Trading - Splash

One of the first things I do after waking up in the morning is check the pre-market quotes on my phone. Usually still in bed, and more often than not, half asleep. Waking up on the west coast at 5:30 AM is still a challenge after living in Massachusetts nearly all my life.

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