Articles in the Trading Category
Beginners to Forex Trading Need Practice, Patience, and a Lot of Nerve
Guest post be Sara Mackey
If you are young and have a few bucks under your belt that you are looking to invest, it is difficult not to notice the preponderance of ads and marketing claims touting the wonders of trading in the world of foreign exchange, or “forex” for short. The popularity of this medium has grown dramatically in recent years due to the flexibility and sophistication of trading software and the opportunity to make large gains in an …
Investors Turn to Forex as Facebook Shares Plummet
Plummeting Facebook shares have left many investors feeling they were robbed by Wall Street after the much-anticipated float of Facebook IPO failed to live up to expectations as the ‘investment of the century’. At the end of the first week’s trading, shares are around $32 after they dropped by 13% in the first hour of trading. A number of investors jumped on the bandwagon; foreseeing a great buying opportunity in hopes that the Facebook IPO would be the next Google. But as prices …
Market Analysis, Trading »
What do you think about Facebook stock?
Are you an optimist on FB telling your friends it’s a BUY, or are you netural? Do you think it’s time for anyone who got in to sell now and take the loss?
The IPO Friday started with an opening of $38 and jumped to over $42 for the high. The second day of trading the stock plummeted to a close of $34.03. Currently at The Street.com there are two ‘Strong Buy’ recommendations. (Not sure who put those in there, because it doesn’t have a link …
Investing, Market Analysis, Quick Hits, Trading »
This is pretty fascinating, but Apple (AAPL) is actually leading the market… lower. I wrote a post for Seeking Alpha at the end of last week how Apple had closed below its 200 day moving average for the first time since early 2009. Since the stock stopped making new highs a few months ago it has basically led the stock market lower. How significant is this? Well, it’s not 100%, but it’s definitely significant. Apple has been viewed as a major market mover and leader …
Featured, Personal Finance, Trading »
While inexpensive, there are certain risks involved in the penny stock market. The most important thing to do before investing is do your research.
Silver plunged something like 30% last week, then bounced for a few days – a text book dead cat bounce – and today dropped big again. I expect this to continue at least to the $30 level and I still think silver could correct as low as $20. I put a short term short trade on silver by using the ZSL and will take gains in that if it it plays out as I expect, then buy back into silver in the area around $20 (if it indeed goes as …
Investing, Technology, Trading »
Tech land has already had a meteoric rise. Look no further than the likes of companies like Apple and Amazon which have seen huge increases in share price and market cap. The most interesting wave, however, of tech news might not even have materialized yet.
The most anticipated companies for possible investors aren’t even trading in the public markets yet. Who am I talking about? Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Groupon, etc. These are the companies that investors are psyched to get in on.
RenRen (called the Facebook of China) has gone public on …