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TradeKing is acquiring MB Trading

bigdog posted on 08/26/15 at 09:30 AM

Exciting news today! TradeKing and MB Trading have agreed to join forces. Together we’ll deliver even more value to independent investors and traders at every skill level. Both our firms share si... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $GS

TK All-Star posted on 08/26/15 at 09:29 AM

Featuring @BrianOverby  &  @MNKahn     Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: The S&P 500 index fell to the 1900 level after a bearish ... more

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20 Highest Yielding Ex-Dividend Stocks Of The Next Week

DividendYield posted on 08/22/15 at 05:13 AM

Attached is a list of the highest yielding stocks that go ex-dividend within the upcoming week. The full list can be found here: Ex-Dividend Stocks Of The Next Week August 24 - 30, 2015. Only MidCa... more

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Top 10 Cloud Based Security Tools to Keep Your Trading Business Safe

Peter Davidson posted on 08/22/15 at 02:51 AM

Sending data to the cloud is becoming increasingly popular in the trading business nowadays. With employees accessing data from more and more mobile devices, the ability to reach your data from ... more

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14 High-Yielding Value Picks

DividendYield posted on 08/21/15 at 05:53 AM

Value investors are foucced on deep values. They can identify values by looking at the cashflow from the company. If they are strong and relieable, there seems to be good values. What if we combin... more

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How to Protect Yourself Against Market Turbulence

bigdog posted on 08/20/15 at 09:24 AM

Has recent market volatility got you thinking it’s time to suit up for a possible downturn? Judging from the prevailing buzz around markets of late, it seems like self-protection and hedging ar... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $MCD

TK All-Star posted on 08/18/15 at 02:57 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  &  @MNKahn     Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: At the time of analysis, the S&P 500 index was trading at ... more

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The Good, Bad & Ugly of Online Investor Commentary

bigdog posted on 08/18/15 at 01:50 PM

Have you ever found yourself both pleased and irked at something you read? I had that reaction to this Washington Post article by Barry Ritholtz, Hey Investment Cranks: The Internet Never Forg... more

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Top Tools for Easy Team Communication in Trading Business

Peter Davidson posted on 08/18/15 at 02:56 AM

As any business owner or an investor knows, communication is key. If your team doesn’t keep one another in the loop mistakes are made that can be devastating and costly to your organization. Y... more

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The Face Of Fear Strikes Again

All About Trends posted on 08/13/15 at 03:56 PM

THE FACE OF FEAR STRIKES AGAIN. Just When You Think They Are Going To Kill Them? They run them. Sure enough it was darkest just before the dawn, did you see that launch off the l... more

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TradeKing LIVE – Better Than Ever

bigdog posted on 08/13/15 at 12:07 PM

Traders, get ready for an upgrade to your trading experience. We’re rolling out a new version of TradeKing LIVE that gives advanced traders even greater control and visibility into market action... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $BMRN

TK All-Star posted on 08/11/15 at 05:25 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  &  @MNKahn     Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 2080.29 during the broadcast, between its ... more

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August: Not Such a Dog Month for Investing After All

bigdog posted on 08/11/15 at 10:16 AM

Would it surprise you to learn that August – sleepy, slow-moving, dog-days August – turns out to be a strong month for historical market returns? Marketwatch columnist Mark Hulbert analyzed Dow... more

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THE Trading Strategy Of 2015

All About Trends posted on 08/05/15 at 02:20 PM

What's Been The Trading Strategy Of The Year? Buy support in the face of fear and sell resistance in the face of breakout greed that's what. For example, take a look at the NASDAQ comp... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $PCLN

TK All-Star posted on 08/04/15 at 04:09 PM

Featuring @BrianOverby  &  @MNKahn     Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was sitting within its 2015 range during the time of analysis... more

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Your Perfect Personal Finance Reading List

bigdog posted on 08/04/15 at 08:45 AM

You know that pale guy on the beach, huddled under an umbrella, zinc-oxided nose in a nerdy financial book? That’s me, guilty as charged. (Although, to be accurate, I’m more likely to drag my i... more

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Inside Months and Outside Months for August

TK All-Star posted on 08/03/15 at 10:50 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 Rob Smith did not have ownersh... more

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What’s the “Right” Level of Risk Tolerance for Investors?

bigdog posted on 07/31/15 at 01:29 PM

Market pundits can’t get enough of talking about millennials’ extreme risk aversion in personal finance and investing. (I’ve blogged about it myself several times before.) So I read this Bloomb... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $SBUX

TK All-Star posted on 07/29/15 at 11:18 AM

Featuring @BrianOverby  &  @MNKahn Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500:At the time of Michael’s analysis, the S&P 500 index (SPX) was trading at 208... more

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Are You As Smart As an Investment Advisor?

bigdog posted on 07/27/15 at 10:14 AM

Ever wondered how your investment and trading skills stack up to the professionals? MarketWatch columnist J. J. Zhang decided to put himself to the test – literally – by signing himself up fo... more

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