All posts by Jeremy Blossom

Beware of Trading Robots

Beware of Trading Robots: Could It Hurt Your Trades?

Algorithmic trading has grown extensively over the years. It now makes up a substantial portion of trading activity. In fact, at least 50 percent of all stock trades are done by high frequency traders, or HFT. What could this mean for you? For one, HFT can lead to tighter bid or ask spreads. These spreads […]

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What is Limit Up?

If you have never ever traded futures before, you are unlikely familiar with the term “limit up.” If not, let me quickly explain it for you. The term “limit up” refers to a market situation in which prices have reached their daily maximum upside price movement. On the flip side, “limit down” refers to a […]

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Here's a Shortcut to Trading the Open

Here’s a Shortcut to Trading the Open

The market open can be volatile and erratic. Many traders recommend staying away from trading around the market open. However, the open may be able to provide powerful moves and possible trade opportunities with favorable risk-versus-reward ratios. While many markets are now open nearly 24 hours and day during the trading week, the day session […]

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The Top Five Investing Shortcuts Posts

You Picked It: The Top Five Investing Shortcuts Posts

Can you believe 2017 is almost over? Have you started thinking about your goals for 2018 yet? If you haven’t, don’t worry. There’s still time to do so. And judging by all the posts you’ve read on Investing Shortcuts this year, you’re all ambitious and hungry for more. But you also need rest. So while […]

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The Brutal Yet Honest Truth About Day Trading

The Brutal (Yet Honest) Truth About Day Trading

Day trading sounds pretty glamorous, doesn’t it? You wake up, place a few trades, earn some money and go about the rest of your day doing. It does seem like you get a lot of free time to do whatever you wish. However, have you ever wondered if that lifestyle was too good to be […]

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