Momentum

Fiscal Stimulus and Portfolio Strategy: Sail Toward the Action or Stay the Course? March 9, 2021 3:34 PM   |  

Policy makers often use fiscal stimulus to stoke the economic embers and guide the economy toward long-term policy aims. Should you incorporate cues from fiscal spending into your portfolio strategy?

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Stocks for Beginners: Is Now the Time to Start Trading Stocks? July 9, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Education is key to trading stocks. The decision to start trading and investing in stocks depends on your personal situation—including whether you have investable assets.

5 min read  |  Trading Basics
Spotting Stock Trends at a Glance with the MACD Indicator June 19, 2020 10:20 AM   |  

The MACD indicator helps identify the strength, direction, and duration of a price trend. Stock traders can look at MACD crossovers and divergences as trading signals.

2 min read  |  Technical Analysis
The On/Off Ramp: Your Guide to the Trade Life Cycle, from Entry to Exit February 21, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

The success of every trade involves three elements: the entry, the exit, and what happens in between. Here’s a look at the trade life cycle.

3 min read  |  Trading Basics
Smart-Beta ETFs: Alternative Portfolio Allocation Beyond Market Cap September 24, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

What is a smart-beta ETF? Explore what qualifies as a smart-beta fund and what systems define this type of ETF.

5 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Three Indicators to Check Before the Trade October 1, 2018 3:00 AM   |  

Trend direction and volatility are two variables an option trader relies on. Combining trend following, momentum, and trend reversal indicators on the thinkorswim platform may help you determine which direction prices may be moving and with how much momentum.

6 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Anatomy of a Trend Change: Understanding Momentum January 13, 2015 8:00 AM   |  

Momentum indicators can be useful trading tools for identifying when a stock price is undergoing a change in trend.

2 min read  |  Technical Analysis
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