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Trading with moving average

1 week ago

Trading with moving averages is the most common method of all trading methods and the basic trading system in most automatic trading platforms. It is easy to understand and easy to include into any trading strategy you may have, as it is simply buy if moving average is under priceline and sell if it goes above.

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Pivot Points

1 month ago

Pivot Points refer to points of significant change. As a trader you had several pivotal moments in your trading history. It may be the day you learned that what goes up, also goes down. The one trade that was so green and you were high above the sky, but still got sold with loss several months later. 

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Accumulated Volume - support and resistance

1 month ago

Volume is perhaps the best indicator of all and should follow the price; if volume goes up, the price goes up. If this do not happen there is divergence and divergence is typical trading spots you want to look for. However, volume, sorted and accumulated, also allows to define support and resistance levels. Why would you trade a stock that is about to hit a resistance level if you can avoid it?

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Volume - the indicator you really need to know

1 month ago

Cash flows, and it flows in the path of less resistance. Amount of cash flowing in or out of a stock can be seen in the volume. Therefore, volume is an indicator of the interest in the stock. A stock with huge trading volume is therefore a “popular” stock. Usually the popularity can be defined like “day trader favorite” or “popular amongst funds and larger investors”. Like in the world of music some is popular years after years, while some just become a fling in time. 

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Better Buy: Amazon vs. Facebook

1 month ago

Which tech giant is the better buy after the recent market downturn?

Amazon (AMZN) and Facebook (FB) are among the most closely watched tech stocks in the U.S. Amazon owns the world's top e-commerce platform and its biggest cloud infrastructure platform, and Facebook owns the world's largest social network. The two companies account for the first half of the high-growth "FANG" cohort, which also includes Netflix and Alphabet's Google.

 

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Better Buy: Apple vs. Microsoft

2 months ago

 

Apple and Microsoft have been battling for supremacy in the personal computer market for a long time, and both rivals can claim victories.

Apple has become one of the world's top brands by locking customers into its ecosystem spanning devices and services. On the other side, Microsoft has been known for its dominance in software with Windows and Office, and the software giant has recently emerged as one of the largest cloud providers, which should be a key source of growth for the company going forward.

So let's find out which stock you should buy today.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

2 months ago

If you ever wanted a signal that can help you perform better. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) will be your best friend.

 

The relative strength index (RSI) is a momentum indicator that measures the days of upturns and downturns during a specific period, e.g 14 or 21 days. The idea is very simple and the indicator was originally developed by J. Welles Wilder, who published in his book "New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems" for the first time in 1978. If a stock is moving up or down too many days in a row the chances of an opposite reaction increase. However, when is a stock really oversold or overbought?

 

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How to lose money while trading: Part 2

11 months ago

Over the years I have both heard and lived by many different trading rules. The very first mistake I made was falling for this “rule”: “ A chartist (short for person using technical analysis when trading) do not care about fundamentals…”

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Top 10 Books about Stock Investing to read in 2018

1 year ago

Warren Buffett once said that "The most important investment you can make is in yourself." We have prepared a list of Top 10 essential books about stock investing, that will definitely help to improve your trading skills and will be enormously entertaining to read. 

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How to lose money when trading: A trader is born

1 year ago

The idea of these articles is not to make you the ultimate trading machine. Only few are and will ever be. The idea and intention here is to help you avoid the most common mistakes that either make you lose some or all of your savings. In worst case trading may put you into debt. Becoming a winner is very much like evolution in nature - learning by mistakes.

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Our 2017 Christmas donation to those who need it the most

1 year ago

There is always somebody who needs a helping hand, hug or a small donation to get a better start in life. This year we decided to help Maltese' Day Center serving meals to kids with a donation. We would like to thank all our users and subscribers than empower us to be socially responsible. 

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Messaging is here in StockInvest

1 year ago

Communicating with our community has never been easier! Read more inside...

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The Golden Star

1 year ago

*Golden Star is a technical signal that was first introduced in 2007 by our co-founder Jim Stromberg at the website getagraph.com. The signal derives from the well-known 'Golden Cross' that uses 50 or 200 days of moving averages to define, what has been argued by many, what was the best technical signal out of them all. 

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Announcing partnership with CityFALCON

2 years ago

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with CityFALCON. CityFALCON provides crowd-sourced, crowd-curated, real-time news and tweets for StockInvest.us users for most of the companies we provide technical analysis for.

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Why correct moving average matters

2 years ago

This is the reason why you should use the correct moving averages.

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NASDAQ down -4.17%. Our portfolio is up +8.56%

2 years ago

Are our ranking systems really working? In a small test our portfolio has returned a whopping 8,56% in the 3 months period, while Nasdaq and Dow Jones have been falling to -4.71% and -3.55%.

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How to make 54'498 USD in two months

2 years ago

Want to know how to make money by trading stocks? In this small article we list you the 3 main principles of trading and show you a real example from our Plus500 demo account.

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New feature added: Golden Star Signal

2 years ago

We have just launched the Golden Star Signal list.

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Pick a winner with StockInvest.us

2 years ago

StockInvest.us has just released its BETA version of their highly advanced stock evaluation system, offering daily updates and recommendations to over 5'600 US stocks for free.

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