Following trendlines, pennant patterns, and other chart patterns can help you identify potential places to enter and exit trades.
With high-frequency trading algorithms frequently attempting to “sniff out” stop orders, it may be time to adjust how you place such orders.
Learn how to use the Volume Profile indicator on the thinkorswim® platform to help identify potential support and resistance levels.
Learn how candlestick chart patterns can help you decide strategy, options strike prices, and expirations. We came up with three ideas for you to consider.
The volume profile tool can be used to identify which price is attracting most of the buyers and sellers. It can help identify support and resistance levels and areas where trading volume is accumulating.
Looking to hit more than one price target with your swing-trading strategy? Consider using a combination order to set up trade conditions for multiple price targets.
The monthly U.S. Employment Situation report—commonly called the jobs report—is perhaps the most closely watched fundamental indicator for traders and investors. Here’s why.
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Traders and investors often use limit orders as a way of buying stock at their chosen entry point. Put spreads can be used to pursue similar objectives.
Learn how to structure a trade designed for uncapped profit potential.
Random decisions lead to random results. Consider using MACD and stochastic indicators more consistently to get in and out of trades.
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