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Option Trading for Rookies: A Free 3 Part Webinar Series.

optionsguy posted on 10/29/14 at 04:10 PM

Join me for part one of a three part series on option trading for rookies this Thursday, Oct. 30th at 2:00pm ET with an encore following at 7:00pm ET. The first session is titled “Option Trading ... more

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Now for the Obligatory Markets-as-Rollercoaster Photo

bigdog posted on 10/29/14 at 03:53 PM

It feels like, every October, the market’s gyrations justify another blog post headed with a roller-coaster image. Question is: are these riders delighted or terrified? Upside-down or back righ... more

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These 8 Stocks Beat Warren Buffett's Portfolio Return Easily

DividendYield posted on 10/29/14 at 01:24 PM

Warren Buffett is one of the most trusted investors in the world. When he put money on the table, many institutional investors follow his moves and discover if they could make any money with the st... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, MS

TK All-Star posted on 10/28/14 at 04:25 PM

Recap for Tuesday, October 28th 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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Have Energy Stocks Bottomed?

TK All-Star posted on 10/27/14 at 02:24 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 Rob Smith did not have ownership gre... more

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We the Economy - Short Films About Money

bigdog posted on 10/27/14 at 01:31 PM

Econ-nerds, finally there’s a mini film festival just for us! We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss debuted last week online, a collection of short movies answering key ques... more

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Here we go!

corbinb2 posted on 10/27/14 at 10:29 AM

Took a little longer than expected, but account funded and trading begins today. With some due diligence and some patience, I'm looking forward to a great year ahead. I'll refrain from saying good ... more

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91 Stocks With Higher Payments For Shareholders

DividendYield posted on 10/27/14 at 03:34 AM

During the past Week, 64 companies increased their dividend payments. The biggest stocks are AbbVie, Visa, Halliburton, Energy Transfer Equity and the apparel company V.F. Corporation.Four stocks f... more

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7 Dividend Achievers Good Enough To Buy And 10 To Watch

DividendYield posted on 10/24/14 at 12:31 PM

This week I've screened all Dividend Achievers by cheap fundamentals, solid growth figures and low dividend payouts.Dividend Achievers are stocks that have raised dividends over a period of 10 cons... more

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The Lies Traders & Investors Tell Themselves

bigdog posted on 10/22/14 at 10:33 AM

These volatile market conditions can bring out all the buried bad feelings we may have about money - fears that may distort our assessment of the actual situation, drive poor decision-making,... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, BHI

TK All-Star posted on 10/21/14 at 03:15 PM

Recap for Tuesday, October 21st 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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Navigating Volatile Markets

bigdog posted on 10/20/14 at 01:33 PM

With so much volatility in the markets lately, you might well be asking yourself: how should I hedge my positions against downside risk? Speculators may even wonder how they might capitalize ... more

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35 Companies To Pay More Cash For Its Owners

DividendYield posted on 10/18/14 at 09:13 AM

The markets drive into panic while volatility is rising. Did you buy some stocks during the small sell-off?I did but only one micro position. I still believe that the markets are too expensive and ... more

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Readers & Thinkers: The 2014 Nobel Prize In Economics

TK All-Star posted on 10/16/14 at 04:07 PM

Well, who won? The Nobel prize for economic sciences for 2014 was announced October 13, 2014. It went to Jean Tirole. Tirole is 61 years old, born in France and Scientific Director at the... more

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Unemployment is Finally Below 6%. Now What?

bigdog posted on 10/15/14 at 09:55 AM

The latest stats are in, and U.S. unemployment has officially dropped below 6%. Should traders be shouting “hurrah” - or not rushing to quick judgment? It seems like every news account of this ... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, SCHW

TK All-Star posted on 10/14/14 at 05:01 PM

Recap for Tuesday, October 14th 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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#NoSadTraders - Marketwatch vs. the NYSE

bigdog posted on 10/13/14 at 03:39 PM

Have you been following Marketwatch’s recent decision to ban all photos of NYSE floor traders on their website? Their argument: the reactions of NYSE floor traders might make for great theate... more

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Pattern Day Trader Petition

Rogue posted on 10/12/14 at 07:22 PM

I am trying my hardest to get this petition up and running. I think its wrong and I think it puts traders more at risk. Please help me spread the word. I am not normally a social media butterfly, b... more

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These 12 Stocks Pay More Money To Shareholders

DividendYield posted on 10/12/14 at 11:27 AM

The week comes to an end and I like to show you the latest dividend grower and share buyback companies in this article.It was also a hard week for short-term orientated investors because volatility... more

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Knowing When to Say No

bigdog posted on 10/10/14 at 11:42 AM

Did anyone else read the recent Fast Company article, The Many, Many Things You Should Say No to at Work by David Zax? I found it fascinating for several reasons, including how its arguments ... more

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