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Stock Trading for Beginners (2) – Stock Trading Strategies

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Stock Market Basics | Comments Off

Beginners Guide to Stock Trading – Decide Stock Trading Strategies   There are three basic stock trading strategies that beginners should be aware of:¬† day trading, swing trading and long-term investment. A Beginner should decide the trading strategy based on the financial goal and the available time on stock trading.   Day Trading   Day trading is not investing. Day trading refers to the buying and selling stocks on the same day. All positions are usually closed before the market close. ¬†Most day traders focus on a very short-term trading and may buy and sell many times in a single trading day. Day trading is a full-time job because it requires...

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Stock Trading for Beginners (1) – Types of Brokerage Accounts

Posted by on May 12, 2012 in Stock Market Basics | Comments Off

Beginners’ Guide to Stock Trading -¬†Understand the Types of Brokerage Accounts   The first step for beginners to start stock trading is to open a brokerage account. A brokerage account is an account at a brokerage firm for the purpose of investing. A brokerage firm is a financial institution that facilitates the buying and selling of financial securities between a buyer and a seller.   Types of Brokerage Firms There are two types of brokerage firms: traditional brokerage and discount brokerage. A traditional brokerage firm (also known as a full service brokerage firm) can offer investors one-on-one service through a personal stock broker. The broker is...

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