stock trading

Most people today would agree that making a $1 million would be a nice change of pace and a nice boost to their current life
There are so many people who want to make a million dollars at some point in their lives. After all, why wouldn't you want to make that much money? There are a number of ways that you can do this, but for most of us, we don't naturally have careers that will earn us a guaranteed million dollars from our salaries.
How could a stunning one-day decline in a 2,000 point index be projected within 2 points of the 1971.89 close? How could the Dow's ninth largest point decline ever, and largest point decline since August 8, 2011, be projected within one percent?
For Robinhood founders Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev, the 2008 financial crisis, followed by the Occupy Wall Street movement, were a source of inspiration to create Robinhood, a mobile first zero-commission stock brokerage app.
I started trading penny stocks as a high school student, and since I recently turned 34, that means I've been an active trader for more than 15 years. And while nobody likes to admit to getting older, my recent birthday has left me reflecting on what I've accomplished and where I want to go from here.
The U.S. stock market is rigged, with elite traders buying access to a high-speed network that allows them to figure out what you've just ordered, order it first, then raise the price before your order is complete.
"The insiders are able to move faster than you," Lewis said on "60 Minutes" on Sunday night. "They're able to see your order
Learning how to invest will make a major difference in every aspect of life from where one chooses to live and raise kids to when to retire. Now, more than ever, black Americans need to be financially educated.
For decades, covered call option selling has been a well-kept Wall Street secret used largely by savvy Hedge Fund managers. Today, no matter what your background, the online trading software in most brokerage accounts has made it possible for the retail investor to profit right along with the big boys.
If you think you have it all and only blue skies await, you may want to consider these warning signs of impending discharmament.
"While everybody else is worrying about what happens with the disaster, I'm concerned you also have high-frequency-trading
This is what it looks like when the robots take over the stock market.
You might think the experience of pulling Knight Capital out of the flaming wreckage of its high-speed trading crash might make Wall Street finally see the need for regulation of high-speed trading. You would of course be dead wrong.
The bank earlier this year said it planned to fire 126 employees in the New York area by Aug. 6. That comes on top of 109
The real problem here is not necessarily the underlying economy -- does anyone really think stock markets accurately reflect the state of the real economy? -- but the structure and dynamics of the markets themselves.
At the same time, adding insult to injury, technical glitches led to problems with BATS's own brand-new stock, causing trading
The detection of abusive patterns must happen in real-time, before any suspicious behavior has a chance to move the market. Sensing and responding to market patterns before aberrations or errors have a chance to move prices is the right thing to do -- in all asset classes.
Philippon is hardly the first to ask why financial-service workers are paid so highly, and why that industry's share of the
An ethics investigation of Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) has put Speaker John Boehner (R
But the relationship between wealth and compassion may work both ways. In 2005, researchers found that if a stock trader