Friday, July 30

Investing How To

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What to know about swing trading and how to minimize risks of this speculative trading strategy

Swing trading is a speculative strategy where investors buy and hold assets to profit from expected price moves. Swing traders leverages technical analysis to determine entry (buy) and exit (sell) points. Swing traders are exposed to gap risk, where a security's price changes while the market is closed. Visit Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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How stock quotes can better inform your investing decisions

A stock quote is the price of a particular stock that's listed on an exchange. Stock quotes also provide the stock's low and high prices and the opening price for the day. The information shown on a stock quote will vary based on the platform or service you're using. Visit Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Understanding buy-and-hold investing — a long-term strategy that Warren Buffett swears by

Buy-and-hold is a long-term investment strategy that involves purchasing securities and keeping them in your portfolio for a long period of time. Some investors say that buy-and-hold investing is the best way to manage risk and work toward long-term financial goals. Opponents argue that you could get better results with a hands-on approach to your portfolio. However, historic results typically favor a passive investment plan. Visit Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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What is a short squeeze? Understanding why they happen and how they work

A short squeeze is when a shorted stock's price rises and sellers close their position to avoid a loss. Signs of a short squeeze include frequent buying of a high number of shares being sold short. Buy-limit orders and hedging strategies offer short-sellers some protection against a short squeeze. Visit Business Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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What is the FDIC?

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, is an independent government agency whose mission is to protect consumers' money and regulate financial institutions. The FDIC insures up to $250,000 per depositer, per insured bank. But it doesn't insure all account types. If your bank folds, the FDIC will automatically return your funds back to you so long as the account and funds are insured. Visit Business Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories. Picking which bank to store your money is a big decision. There are many options to choose from nowadays, with each financial institution offering various benefits and ...