Karl Montevirgen
Ticker Tape Contributor

About Karl Montevirgen

Karl writes in the fields of finance, cryptomarkets, content strategy, and the arts. He began contributing to The Ticker Tape in 2017. A freelance writer, Karl works with several organizations in the equities, futures, physical metals, and blockchain industries >He holds a dual MFA degree in critical studies/writing and music composition from the California Institute of the Arts.

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Investing Basics: Dissecting Dividend Yields October 14, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

If you’re interested in pursuing a long-term dividend strategy, understanding dividend yield could help you make investment decisions.

4 min read  |  Investing Basics
Want Diversification? Don’t Overlook Mutual Funds, but Choose Carefully September 9, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

If you want more diversification in your portfolio, don’t forget about the humble mutual fund, which can help provide exposure to many parts of the market.

4 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Digital Transformation: Contactless Technologies Accelerate During Pandemic September 7, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

The pandemic may have digitally transformed the way businesses operate. To survive COVID-19, many businesses had to make technological shifts.

2 min read  |  Investing
What’s the Pattern Day Trading Rule? And How to Avoid Breaking It August 30, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

All traders and investors should know the pattern day trading rules, such as the required minimum equity, the number of trades you can make, and buying power limitations.

5 min read  |  Trading Strategies
Rethinking Risk: Comparing Investment Returns with the Sharpe Ratio August 17, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Sharpe ratio is a metric that can help you compare investments from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Learn about calculating Sharpe ratios here.

3 min read  |  Trading
Keep Calm in a Stock Market Flash Crash July 14, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Why do market flash crashes happen? It ranges from human error to high-frequency trading firms hitting the sell button at the same time. How do you weather the turbulence?

4 min read  |  Trading Basics
Industrial and Precious Metals: Linking Money, Value, and Economic Growth June 10, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Industrial and precious metals are key components for investing, trading, and understanding the market. Learn how industrial and precious metals markets may potentially affect economic growth and sentiment.

4 min read  |  Futures
Volatility Indicators: A Handy Addition to Trend and Momentum Indicators May 24, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

In technical analysis, many traders start with trend and momentum indicators. But don’t forget volatility indicators, which track the magnitude of price movements.

5 min read  |  Technical Analysis
The Fintech (R)evolution Won’t Be Televised, But It Will Be Digitized April 19, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

What is fintech? It is short for financial technology, and the future of fintech could mean massive changes in banking, investing, and everyday transactions.

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
3 Monthly Economic Reports You Should Be Checking: Jobs Report, GDP, CPI March 26, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Monthly economic reports can move markets, so you might want to brush up on your macroeconomics. Watch for the jobs report, GDP, and CPI.

3 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
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