Swing trading strategies attempt to capitalize on price fluctuation over the short term—a period of days or weeks—but not intraday movement. Learn how swing trading is used by traders and decide whether it may be right for you.
The average true range indicator could be a new arrow in your quiver of technical analysis tools.
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Volatility data is focused on the long term. Traders are focused on the short term. There is a way to convert volatility data so it can be useful for the trader.
Learn the difference between implied and historical volatility, and find out how to align your options trading strategy with the right volatility exposure.
The so-called January effect and other seasonal patterns have long been part of market vernacular, but investors need to separate reality from myth.
Options expiration day can be a time of volatility, opportunity and peril. Trading and selling options on expiration day requires an understanding of the process, here are a few things you need to know.
Calendar spreads, an options trading strategy, could be the answer if you are looking for high probability opportunities amid a low volatility trading environment. Learn more about option opportunities in a quiet market.
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