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Day Trading Basics

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What is Limit Up - Limit Down in Day Trading?

Limit down in day trading refers to a large decline in the prices of a financial asset or an index, which triggers a temporary halt in its trading on...

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What Is A Stock Market Flash Crash?

A flash crash is a rapid and sudden downfall in the prices of electronically-traded securities in a stock market due to an overwhelming number of...

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Gamma Squeeze Explained for Beginners

What is a gamma squeeze?

By now we’ve all heard about what a short squeeze is and how they happen in the stock market. If we take a short squeeze one...

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What Does Capitulate Mean in Trading?

The word capitulate means to give up or stop trying. It’s easy to see how this would apply to trading, especially considering the current market...

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What Is a Block Trade?

A block trade is a large-sized stock order that takes place outside of the publicly traded stock market. By the definition of the NYSE and NASDAQ...

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Stock Halts and Circuit Breaker Halts Explained

What is a stock halt?

A stock halt is a temporary suspension in the trading of a particular stock by the exchange. It is one of the many regulations...

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What Is Alpha in Trading?

In trading, alpha refers to the excess or above-market return generated by a trader or a trading strategy over a period of time. It is also commonly...

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Stock Dilution and Offerings Explained for Beginners

What is stock dilution?

Stock dilution is generally seen as a negative characteristic for a publicly-traded company. Not only does it signal that the...

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Over the Counter (OTC) Stock Trading Explained

What are over the counter stocks?

Over the Counter or OTC stocks are equities that trade on the OTC market which is a broker-dealer network rather...

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What Is Quadruple Witching Day in the Stock Market?

If you are under the impression that every trading session is the same, then we are sorry to say this, but you are sorely mistaken. There are certain...

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