Angelo Benedetto explains Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. If you’re one of many investors waiting nervously for inflation to kick in, then maybe you’re shopping for ways to protect your... more
Mark Wolfinger tackles this frequently asked question. TK client alsol asked this question in a recent forum thread: “What happens if one has an option contract on a stock, and then this underlyin... more
Jeff Clark spies a diamond-buy in the midst of this selling rubble.
We are approaching what I believe may be the best oil-stock buying opportunity of the year.
I know that sounds ridiculous. Af... more
Mark Wolfinger talks through these choices in a down market. Long-term investors often like to accumulate more shares on market dips, but sometimes a real bear market provides too much opportuni... more
Mark Wolfinger helps a TK client re-consider his options strategy. Have you ever felt like you’re banging your head against a wall, trying and trying to make good profits on a good-sounding optio... more
Nicole Wachs explains how One Cancel Other orders work. After my recent post on market, limit and stop orders, I got an interesting question from a TK client named Jim. (These basic types of orde... more
Jim Crimmins explains why becoming an S-corp may not be best for traders
Generally, I’m bullish on business entities. Trading under a limited or general partnership, limited liability company or... more
Jeff Clark reminds you why stock rallies are like buses: miss this one, you can always catch the next one "Act now," warns the mattress salesman on a late-night TV commercial, "before this deal go... more
Nicole Wachs talks to Leaderboard entrants on what’s working now I’m always on the lookout for new Leaderboard entrants, curious to learn how they’ve managed to catapult their performance stats to... more
Jeff Clark hunkers down in the sellers’ camp for the near-term. My Saturdays always start off the same way... I wake up a couple hours before the rest of my family, fire up the computer, and spen... more
Pinnacle Digest's Alex Smith is keeping one peeled for trouble in these markets. We’ve been consistently amazed at this market’s resilience. Despite a few days of weakness last week, the markets ... more
Nicole Wachs explains the difference between two forms of corporate financing through public markets.
Why would a company choose to issue stock to investors versus bonds? What parts of the deal ma... more
Nicole Wachs tackles the difference between these order types. What’s the difference between a stop and a limit order? What about a stop-limit, trailing stop or market order? It’s easy to get con... more
Ignore guidelines at your own risk, warns Jim Crimmins If you’re a sports fan, you can’t help but be impressed by how the world’s best athletes pace themselves through each season to preserve as ... more
It's hard to be bearish right now, especially with the market continuing to press higher in the face of multiple negative indicators. Many analysts will point to the persistent bid beneath the mark... more
Mark Wolfinger offers some constructive criticism. Recently I noticed two Trade Notes from TK client WeirdUncleJesse, both covered call sales. Not too long ago he sold to open 20 June $15 LDK ca... more
Nicole Wachs talks to Lorien, recent Leaderboard entrant, about her strategy Lorien roared onto the TradeKing Leaderboard recently and caught my attention for an All-Star profile. Turns out Lorien... more
Mark Wolfinger explains why selling options now might not be as juicy as before. TradeKing client KM6 thinks the market’s current rally is unsustainable and wants to trade that sentiment using ca... more
Join me in welcoming Jeff Clark to the TradeKing All-Stars team! Veteran trader Jeff Clark is author of Growth Stock Wire, a daily read providing investors with a pre-market briefing on what he be... more
Mark Wolfinger explains why selling options now might not be as juicy as before. Trader Network veteran Spshapiro asked an interesting question in the forums recently: why is it tougher to sell c... more