Stocks

Dozens of easily digestible articles on how to make money with stocks. Start with the very basics or jump to advanced topics like options contracts, corporate stock buybacks, using margin, and beyond.

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Candlestick Charting For Dummies

Published 06-28-2022

Demystify stock charts so you can up your investing game Candlestick Charting For Dummies is here to show you that candlestick charts are not just for Wall Street traders. Everyday investors like you can make sense of all those little lines and boxes, with just a little friendly Dummies training. We’ll show you where to find these charts (online or in your favorite investing app), what they mean, and how to dig out valuable information. Then, you’ll be ready to buy and sell with newfound stock market savvy. Candlestick Charting For Dummies helps you build a foundation of investing knowledge and lingo (bullish? bearish? What is a candlestick, anyway?), then shows you the chart-reading ropes with relevant and easy-to-understand examples. It covers the latest investing technology, cryptocurrency, and today’s somewhat-less-predictable market environment. Get a refresher on stock market terminology and investing basics Discover how easy it is to understand price history and movement with candlestick charts Identify the best times to buy and sell securities, including stocks and crypto Learn from real life examples so you can invest with greater confidence and successThis is the Dummies guide for beginner and intermediate investors who want to make smarter decisions with a better understanding of how to read candlestick charts.

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Penny Stocks For Dummies

Published 10-12-2021

Want big returns? Look at small stocks!  Penny stocks are low-cost equities that often make large price moves, potentially leading to big gains—or losses—for investors. Penny Stocks For Dummies will help you determine whether this wild ride is right for you. With this hands-on guide, you can grasp the basics, find smart investments, avoid scams, and look for big success, even if you only have pocket change to start out with.  This latest edition takes you right into today’s unique penny stock market. You’ll learn how to read penny stock charts, evaluate the strength of small companies, recognize price manipulations, and use smart trading strategies to maximize your returns. Buying and selling penny stocks can be extremely lucrative—if you know exactly what you’re doing. This book will make a penny trader out of you, so you can start making money for the future. (Heads up: you’re going to need a bigger piggy bank!)  With Penny Stocks For Dummies, you will:  Find out whether penny stocks are a good fit for your investment goals, available capital, and risk tolerance  Do your due diligence and learn how to research potential penny stock investments  Use fundamental analysis, financial ratios, and penny-specific technical analysis to identify winning bets  Uncover expert tips that will boost your results and help prevent big losses  Penny Stocks For Dummies will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to get in on the ground floor and discover those hidden gems for high rewards. 

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Investing in Cannabis For Dummies

Published 02-03-2021

Invest in one of the most exciting and booming industries available today Investing in Cannabis For Dummies takes readers on an illuminating and whirlwind tour of the legal cannabis investment industry.  Written by a renowned expert in the world of cannabis, Steve Gormley (also known as the Cannabis Viking), this book provides an in-depth look at all aspects of publicly traded stocks (nationally and internationally) in the cannabis industry for medical or recreational use. This book covers crucial topics for a firm understanding of investing in the cannabis industry, including: How to evaluate the strength of a cannabis company The differences between investing in public and private companies Investing in different cannabis silos - from cultivation, oils, and edibles, to technology Avoiding common scams and traps Trading strategy tips Investing in Cannabis for Dummies is perfect for those who want to get in near the ground floor of an industry experiencing a massive expansion due to cannabis legalization around North America, Canada, and around the globe.

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Day Trading For Canadians For Dummies

Published 12-03-2020

Purchase the power to trade smart   Knowledge is power in any endeavor, and in the quick-action world of day trading—with roller-coaster markets, trade wars, and new tax laws inflating both opportunity and risk—being expertly informed is what gives you the power to trade fast with a cool head. The fully updated new edition of Day Trading For Canadians For Dummies—the first in almost a decade—gives you that knowledge, taking you from the basic machinery of short-term markets to building and sticking to a plan of action that keeps your bottom line sitting pretty.  In an easy-to-follow, no-jargon style, award-winning business journalist Bryan Borzykowski provides a complete course in day trading. He covers the basics—such as raising capital and protecting one’s principal investments—as well as specialized skills and knowledge, including risk-management strategies and ways to keep your emotions in check when you’re plugged into an overheating market. You’ll also find sample trading plans and important Canada-specific information, such as the best online brokerage firms, useful local resources, and an overview of the unique tax issues faced by Canadian traders.   Evaluate strategy and performance  Read market indicators  Know your crypto  Get your options  For day traders, every second counts: With the help of Day Trading For Canadians For Dummies, you’ll know where you want to be and how to get there—and how best to profit—fast.    

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Stock Investing For Dummies

Published 05-19-2020

The bestselling guide to holding steady through the stock market's highs, lows, and stable stretches When you decide to jump into the stock market, there’s a lot to know. Stock Investing For Dummies covers the factual and emotional aspects of putting your money into stocks. In clear, easy-to-understand language, this book explains the numbers behind the stocks, the different categories of stocks, and strategies for building a solid portfolio. On the flip side, it also addresses the emotional aspects of investing: setting goals, knowing when to sell, and balancing risk vs. return. For nearly a century, the well-to-do have been building their wealth by investing in stocks. Here’s your opportunity to do the same. The sooner you start investing, the sooner you’ll see your money grow. Make that a reality by discovering: Approaches for investing for income or growth Steps for evaluating your financial health, setting financial goals, and funding your first purchases How to read stock tables and pull information out of stock charts What to look for on balance sheets, income statements, and annual reports to choose strong performers Advice for minimizing losses and maximizing gains Tax implications and how to reduce their impact on your earnings Suggestions on what to do and buy in a down market Put all of this information together, and you have a straightforward resource that helps you build and manage a portfolio that will serve you well for years to come. Stock Investing For Dummies gives you the confidence you need to send your portfolio soaring!

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Technical Analysis For Dummies

Published 10-01-2019

Grasp and apply the basic principles of technical analysis Savvy traders know that the best way to maximize return is to interpret real-world market information for themselves rather than relying solely on the predictions of professional analysts. This straightforward guide shows you how to put this into profitable action—from basic principles and useful formulas to current theories on market trends and behavioral economics—to make the most lucrative decisions for your portfolio. The latest edition of Technical Analysis for Dummies includes a brand-new chapter on making the right decisions in a bull or bear market, an updated look at unique formulas and key indicators, as well as refreshed and practical examples that reflect today today's financial atmosphere. Become an expert in spotting market trends and key indicators Get the skinny on the latest research on behavioral economics Take a deep dive into how to read market sentiment and make it work for you Get a look at the first innovation in charting for decades—straight from Japan With comprehensive coverage from charting basics to the cutting edge, Technical Analysis for Dummies includes everything you need to the make informed independent market decisions that will maximize your profits. Happy trading!

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Swing Trading For Dummies

Published 04-30-2019

Increase profit and limit risk with swing trading basics Swing trading is all about riding the momentum of brief price changes in trending stocks. Although it can be risky, swing trading is popular for a reason, and Swing Trading For Dummies, 2nd Edition, will show you how to manage the risk and navigate the latest markets to succeed at this lucrative trading strategy. In this updated edition, you’ll find expert guidance on new accounting rules, the 2018 tax law, trading in international markets, algorithmic trading, and more. Plus, learn about the role social media now plays in moving asset prices, and how you can tap into online trends to ride price swings. Understand money management, journal keeping, and strategy planning Focus on fundamental analysis to increase your chance of success Evaluate companies to screen for under- or overvalued stocks Develop and implement your trading plan and calculate performance Starting from the basic differences between swing trading and other trading styles and progressing through plain-English explanations of more advanced topics like charts and reporting standards, Swing Trading For Dummies will help you maintain and grow your assets with swing trading in any market!

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Day Trading For Dummies

Published 04-02-2019

Understand how day trading works—and get an action plan Due to the fluctuating economy, trade wars, and new tax laws, the risks and opportunities for day traders are changing. Now, more than ever, trading can be intimidating due to the different methods and strategies of traders on Wall Street. Day Trading For Dummies provides anyone interested in this quick-action trading with the information they need to get started and maintain their assets.  From classic and renegade strategies to the nitty-gritty of daily trading practices, this book gives you the knowledge and confidence you'll need to keep a cool head, manage risk, and make decisions instantly as you buy and sell your positions.  New trading products such as cryptocurrencies Updated information on SEC rules and regulations and tax laws Using options to manage risk and make money Expanded information on programming If you’re someone who needs to know a lot about day trading in a short amount of time, this is your place to start.

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Stock Investing For Canadians For Dummies

Published 11-19-2018

Start investing in stocks today Canada is experiencing a large housing bubble, and if you’re a Baby Boomer looking to downsize, it’s more important than ever to find a way to invest your extra money, especially in a low interest environment. Plus, some very significant tax rules exist (e.g. registered savings plans for retirement and investing, income splitting, and estate planning) that affect investors, and few Canadian publications address these new realities in the stock investing context. Canadian stock investors also have unique opportunities to invest in a recovering domestic commodity sector and a strong dividend-rich and growing financial sector. Stock Investing For Canadians For Dummies, 5th edition arms you with trusted information on stock investing in both bear and bull markets; unique investment segments like the legal medical marijuana sector; stock investing for different types of goals, styles, and stages of life; and examples straight from the real world of stock investing as they have occurred in the past few years. With up-to-date references and resources, this fundamentally powerful yet easy-to-read book is the most reliable Canadian resource on stock market investment you can get your hands on! Contains 25% new and significantly revised material Covers the latest stock market trends including using roboadvisors, and a chapter on investing in proven digital currencies Provides expert tips and advice on how to navigate domestic and foreign markets including accessing surging Asian stock markets Helps you maximize your returns There’s no time like the present to start investing in the stock market—and this comprehensive reference gives you all the information you need to make sure your investments grow.

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Stock Charts For Dummies

Published 02-21-2018

The easy way to get started in stock charts Many trading and technical analysis books focus on how to use charts to make stock trading decisions, but what about how to actually build a chart? Stock Charts For Dummies reveals the important stories charts tell, and how different parameters can impact what you see on the screen. This book will explain some of the most powerful display settings that help traders understand the information in a chart to find outperformance as its beginning. Stock Charts for Dummies will teach you how to build a visually appealing chart and add tools based on the type of trading or investing decision you're trying to make. It will also introduce you to the pros, cons, and best practices of using three key types of charts: Candlesticks, Bar Charts, and Line Charts. Build and use technical chart patterns Increase profits and minimize risk Track and identify specific trends within charts A unique guide for beginning traders and investors, Stock Charts for Dummies will help you make sense of stock charts.

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