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Which Behavioral Patterns Create Investing Opportunities?

bigdog posted on 04/17/15 at 04:49 PM

You could say there are two kinds of traders: the “sell in May, go away” crowd and those who see “sell in May” as a potentially exploitable market opportunity. If you’re the latter, you’ll find... more

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A Little Tax Day Fun: 2015 Edition!

bigdog posted on 04/15/15 at 09:48 AM

For several years now, I’ve shared some fun Tax-Day-themed finds to help you blow off steam on 4/15: the most nail-biting, mind-numbing, dully stressful day of the year. Don’t you deserve a br... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, PCLN

TK All-Star posted on 04/14/15 at 10:05 PM

  Recap for Tuesday, April 14th by Brandon Wilson   Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today!   ... more

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Short-Term Low-Risk Trading with Weeklys in a Small Account

SimpleTrades posted on 04/10/15 at 08:13 PM

When you have a small account with let's say a $1,000 in it you often wonder what can you do if anything at all. If you bought stocks, commissions would soon eat up your profit even if they matc... more

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April is Financial Literacy Month!

bigdog posted on 04/08/15 at 02:12 PM

I've made no secret of the fact that part of TradeKing’s mission is helping independent investors educate themselves to make smarter trading and investing decisions. And most Americans sorely n... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, DD

TK All-Star posted on 04/07/15 at 02:41 PM

  Recap for Tuesday, April 7th by Brandon Wilson   Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today!   ... more

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Tight Range to Start the Second Quarter

TK All-Star posted on 04/07/15 at 11:51 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 ownership grea... more

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What March Madness Can Teach Traders & Investors

bigdog posted on 04/01/15 at 09:30 AM

Hoops-fans: welcome back to your favorite sports season! North Carolina is huge basketball country, so plenty of TradeKingers, myself included, have been excited to hunker down for the big spr... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, IBM

TK All-Star posted on 03/31/15 at 02:29 PM

Recap for Tuesday, March 31st 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! Analysi... more

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Company Hold Music

bigdog posted on 03/30/15 at 04:27 PM

At TradeKing, we always try to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes, imagining how they experience our brand and services. Getting the client experience exactly right means sweating every deta... more

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Let’s Hear It for Chores!

bigdog posted on 03/25/15 at 10:35 AM

Did you catch this Wall Street Journal article “Why Children Need Chores” by reporter Jennifer Breheny Wallace? It confirms what many adults suspect: even though chores have “fallen victim to t... more

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Top Monthly Income Stocks: These 10 Stocks Pay You Every Month

DividendYield posted on 03/25/15 at 09:50 AM

I know that you like dividend and you also like stocks that pay often dividends. Monthly dividends are very popular because for many people, it looks like monthly payment check. Your bills also com... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, MO

TK All-Star posted on 03/24/15 at 02:19 PM

Recap for Tuesday, March 24th 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&a... more

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The 3 Hardest Words to Say Are…?

bigdog posted on 03/23/15 at 11:59 AM

Why is it so tough to admit it when you don’t know something? Investing, business, politics - nearly every endeavor in life is fraught with uncertainty. Yet plenty of otherwise intelligent adul... more

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The Best Upcoming Dividend Stocks

DividendYield posted on 03/20/15 at 03:55 AM

Dividends are great but not all companies pay a dividend. Why? Well, there are many reasons, some might put all free cash-flow into the business in order to boost growth or they are buying back own... more

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These High-Quality European Dividend Payers Could Benefit From A Rising Dollar

DividendYield posted on 03/18/15 at 08:35 AM

When I read all these articles about investing strategies and look at the moves from big gurus, I see Europe as a dominant investing target.As you might know, the ECB plans to embark on a bond-buyi... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, UAL

TK All-Star posted on 03/17/15 at 04:06 PM

Recap for Tuesday, March 17th 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&a... more

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These Stocks Swim In Cash

DividendYield posted on 03/17/15 at 12:04 PM

Federal Banks flooding the markets with cheap money and cash generating companies hoarding money oversea. These should be USD 2.1 Trillion overseas to avoid taxes.Microsoft Corp., Apple Inc., Googl... more

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Apple Watch - Hot or Not?

bigdog posted on 03/17/15 at 09:45 AM

So last Monday Apple hosted a splashy media event to introduce the world to Apple Watch, which goes on sale next month. In addition to keeping track of time, Apple Watch can monitor your vit... more

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3 Canadian Dividend Stocks You Should Consider

DividendYield posted on 03/11/15 at 10:40 AM

I'm a big fan of dividend growth stocks because they delivered me solid returns and a growing passive income over the recent years.My main focus was on U.S. stocks, which is generally good because ... more

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