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Happy Easter!

bigdog posted on 04/17/14 at 01:32 PM

Happy Easter, traders! Just a friendly reminder: the markets and TradeKing’s service team will be closed for Good Friday tomorrow, April 18. You’re welcome to email service over the weekend a... more

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Sifting Through The Tech Wreck

TK All-Star posted on 04/17/14 at 12:29 PM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, CVX

TK All-Star posted on 04/16/14 at 10:32 AM

Recap for Tuesday, April 15th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&am... more

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Tax Day Fun: 2014 Edition

bigdog posted on 04/15/14 at 01:00 PM

Tax Day. It’s a mind-numbing, pencil-point-destroying blot on everyone’s calendars – but that doesn’t mean you can’t inject a little fun into the benighted proceedings. For several years running ... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, V

TK All-Star posted on 04/08/14 at 03:12 PM

Recap for Tuesday, April 8th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&... more

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Cadillac v. Ford - The Ad Smackdown

bigdog posted on 04/07/14 at 12:57 PM

Okay, this is off-topic from trading and investing, but I couldn’t resist sharing Ford’s recent, smart remake of an off-tone Cadillac advertisement. The Cadillac spot pays lip service to Amer... more

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You’ll Love These Lessons Learned on Investing

bigdog posted on 04/04/14 at 12:28 PM

If you enjoyed my two-part series of lessons learned by TradeKing investors, you’ll love this Telegraph op-ed by Anthony Bolton, a Fidelity fund manager with an impressive 30-year track recor... more

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A Review of Inside Months in March and a Preview for April

TK All-Star posted on 04/02/14 at 09:08 AM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, BIDU

TK All-Star posted on 04/01/14 at 03:42 PM

Recap for Tuesday, March 25th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&... more

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Customer Service That Amazes

bigdog posted on 03/31/14 at 09:19 AM

Good customer service is already a rarity. But how often do you encounter customer service that actually amazes you? I got a taste of amazement recently while visiting New York on business and stay... more

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North Korea and South Korea are using each other for Target practice tonight as I post this note

Lamp posted on 03/31/14 at 01:31 AM

The question is always why? As I mentioned in my last post on 3/1/14 Putin would win. He did. It's over but  the face saving. That is the answer to the Why mentioned above. The real threat and ther... more

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The Trading Mind’s Veteran Mentor Joins the TradeKing All-Star Roster!

TK All-Star posted on 03/28/14 at 02:41 PM

Nicole Wachs welcomes The Trading Mind’s veteran mentor It is an honor to announce longtime educator Dr. Jonathan Kline will now contribute to the TradeKing All-Star blog! The “Stock Doc” w... more

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Mistake on a YHOO long call

pikopago posted on 03/27/14 at 04:58 PM

Hello, I'm a new trader, and I bought into the Yahoo hype when I saw the news on the IPO.  The chart was looking good after the news, and not more than a day or two after, it is down and staying do... more

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My Misadventures in Social Media

bigdog posted on 03/27/14 at 04:49 PM

My mom gave me this T-shirt last Christmas, which advertises a funny irony in my life – namely, I’m a pioneering advocate of social media for investors at TradeKing. But, besides using twitter ... more

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A Look Back at the Long Term Bases in Regional Banks

TK All-Star posted on 03/26/14 at 11:50 AM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did... more

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Risk Tolerance

TK All-Star posted on 03/25/14 at 04:39 PM

An argument can be made that survival should be the number one priority for every trader, but especially for new option traders, who are not yet familiar with how much money can be earned or ... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, NUE

TK All-Star posted on 03/25/14 at 04:10 PM

Recap for Tuesday, March 25th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S... more

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How the Inside Months are Faring and an Inside Week for the Dow

TK All-Star posted on 03/24/14 at 03:28 PM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, TMUS

TK All-Star posted on 03/18/14 at 03:57 PM

Recap for Tuesday, March 18th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&... more

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Barron’s - 4 Stars, 8 Years in a Row!

bigdog posted on 03/18/14 at 12:33 PM

Barron’s 19th annual online broker ranking has just hit newsstands, and I’m happy to report TradeKing made another strong showing against our peers. We ranked four stars for the eighth year... more

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