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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $AAPL

TK All-Star posted on 05/03/16 at 03:53 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  & [email protected] Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 2,060.65 at the time of analysis, down 16.53 on the day. The ral... more

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Back to a Defensive Posture?

TK All-Star posted on 05/02/16 at 11:29 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 Rob Smith did not have own... more

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How your web host company affect SEO?

stuartclock posted on 04/29/16 at 04:40 AM

Stepping in to the world of online business and ecommerce only pursues success that demands expanding. A huge online store that has proved quite successful and only more customers are pouring in, y... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $VLO

TK All-Star posted on 04/26/16 at 03:56 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  & [email protected] Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 2,088.85 at the time of analysis, down 0.99 on the day. The rall... more

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NYSE ByRDs Take Flight on April 21!

bigdog posted on 04/19/16 at 03:59 PM

We’re excited to announce our participation in a brand-new options product, to be launched by the NYSE on Thursday, April 21. Binary Return Derivatives, or ByRDsSM, offer a streamlined approach... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $CVX

TK All-Star posted on 04/19/16 at 02:25 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  & [email protected] Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 2,099.84 at the time of analysis, up 9.79 on the day. Not much h... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $VZ

TK All-Star posted on 04/12/16 at 03:41 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  & [email protected] Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 2,057.52 at the time of analysis, up 13.80 on the day. SPX conti... more

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Defensive Consumer Names Still Leading

TK All-Star posted on 04/12/16 at 09:26 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 Rob Smith did not have own... more

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5 Reasons The Retirement Crisis Is Getting Worse for Average Americans

bigdog posted on 04/11/16 at 09:37 AM

How many of you have read this alarming TIME Magazine article? It analyzes the findings of the latest annual survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, which has tracked U.S. workers’ ... more

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Trading FX on Mac OS

juliawriter posted on 04/11/16 at 05:52 AM

Just a decade ago it was not so common to see Apple laptops. Well, perhaps in the US it already was, yet in Europe, Asia and other parts of the world Mac OS machines were rather an exception. Tim... more

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The Need for Regulation of Forex and Social Trading Brokers

Ashley Mills posted on 04/06/16 at 06:30 AM

Forex trading and social trading have become more popular than ever in recent years. However, due to the wide range of trading platforms and networks available, investors should be cautious when it... more

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Ally Acquires TradeKing Group

bigdog posted on 04/05/16 at 12:30 PM

I couldn’t be more excited to share this news: today we’re announcing our agreement to be acquired by Ally Financial. (Read the full press release here.)  In this blog post, I want to explai... more

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TradeKing Wins Options Insider Broker Madness!

bigdog posted on 04/04/16 at 04:39 PM

Options traders! Basketball fans! We’re happy to announce TradeKing won the 2016 Options Insider Broker Madness. This fun contest pitted all the major options-focused brokers against each other... more

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How to Talk With Your Spouse About Money & Investing

bigdog posted on 03/31/16 at 05:03 PM

This recent Marketwatch article got me wondering: how do you folks handle the delicate business of talking about money and investing with your better half? I’m a lucky man for many reasons, p... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $YHOO

TK All-Star posted on 03/29/16 at 03:35 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  & [email protected] Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 2,036.53 at the time of analysis, up 0.78 on the day. Last week ... more

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Can Millennials Save The U.S. Economy?

bigdog posted on 03/29/16 at 08:18 AM

Can Millennials Save the U.S. Economy? That’s the title of a recent, thought-provoking article by Marketwatch contributor Maria LaMagna. She points out some big-picture facts that many pundits... more

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Happy Easter, traders!

bigdog posted on 03/24/16 at 03:19 PM

What’s everyone planning to do this weekend? Soaking up an extra dose of Vitamin D? Spending a little more time with friends and family? Kicking off or finishing up “spring break”? Let us know... more

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The One Awesome, Automatic Boost You Could Be Giving Your Investments

bigdog posted on 03/24/16 at 09:27 AM

Show of (virtual) hands, folks: how many of you are taking advantage of recurring transfers into your TradeKing account? Whether your goal is to boost long-term retirement savings, increase ava... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $LULU

TK All-Star posted on 03/22/16 at 03:31 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  & [email protected] Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 2,049.63 at the time of analysis, up 0.99 on the day. The “dome-... more

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Celebrating a Four-Star Milestone -- We’re 10 for 10!

bigdog posted on 03/22/16 at 09:46 AM

Having kicked off our 10th year in business this year, we’ve been in a milestone frame of mind, taking stock of where we’ve been, how far we’ve come together and setting our sights on even br... more

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