Explore the basics of online stock trading. As a beginner, you'll want to learn the basic fundamentals of trading stocks online, such as buying and selling stocks and monitoring positions.
Trading stocks? Learn basic price chart reading to help identify support and resistance and market entry and exit points.
Learn how following short interest and other short-selling metrics can help investors can gain valuable insights on companies and markets.
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.
Learn how to identify stock market trends using moving averages to help add context, support decision making, and complement other forms of analysis.
A stochastic oscillator measures the distance between a stock’s closing price and the range of highs and lows to help identify turning points.
They say generals are always fighting the last war. Some traders take that to mean they should flit from strategy to strategy, but should they?
Learn seven of the most common trading mistakes to avoid.
We've all heard the adage, "buy low-sell high," but what about buying high and potentially selling higher?
Learn to use the Bollinger Bands volatility indicator when measuring overbought and oversold conditions in stocks and indexes.
Trading systems can be too hot or too cold, depending on a chart indicator's settings. Consider using two different Commodity Channel Index (CCI) indicators.
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