Identifying entry and exit points is crucial for any trading strategy. A simple moving average crossover system can help.
Following trendlines, pennant formations, and other chart patterns can help you identify potential places to enter and exit trades.
The average true range indicator could be a new arrow in your quiver of technical analysis tools.
Learn how a covered call options strategy can attempt to sell stock at a target price; collect premium and potentially dividends; and limit tax liability.
Risk controls are an integral part of any trading strategy. Learning the 2% and 6% rules may help you develop a plan to control your risk.
Learn how certain order types such as the limit order and stop-loss order can help you implement your exit strategy for options trades.
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