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Ask the Trader: How Do You Place Swing Trades with More than One Price Target? June 15, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

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.

5 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Don’t Get Caught in a “Bull Trap”—Tips to Avoid Getting Tricked May 12, 2020 10:46 AM   |  

Some call it a bull trap; others use the more colorful term suckers' rally. Either way, traders don't want to get caught. Is a bounce off the lows for real, or just a ruse?

5 min read  |  Trading Psychology
Financial Facepalms: Avoid These 7 Common Trading Mistakes April 7, 2020 10:00 AM   |  

Learn seven of the most common trading mistakes to avoid. Hone your trading strategies and skills by knowing what not to do.

4 min read  |  Trading Basics
The On/Off Ramp: Your Guide to the Trade Life Cycle, from Entry to Exit February 21, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

The success of every trade involves three elements: the entry, the exit, and what happens in between. Here’s a look at the trade life cycle.

3 min read  |  Trading Basics
Advanced Stock Order Types to Fine-Tune Your Market Trades January 8, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

If you’d like to add contingencies and other flexibility to your stock orders, perhaps it’s time to move beyond the basics. Learn about OCOs, stop limits, and other advanced order types.

5 min read  |  Trading Basics
Basic Stock Order Types: Tools to Enter & Exit the Market January 7, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Before making your first trade, it’s important to understand the different stock order types. Here’s a rundown of the three basic types: the market order, the stop order, and the limit order.

5 min read  |  Trading Basics
Earnings Have Your Head Spinning? Here’s How to Find Helpful Tools July 9, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

TD Ameritrade offers a full menu of tools, previews, and third-party analysis around earnings season. Here’s how you can find and make best use of them.

5 min read  |  Web Platform
Seeking Short Term Opportunities with a Swing Trading Strategy May 22, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

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.

5 min read  |  Trading Basics
As Market Structure Evolves, Adapt with These Stop-Order Strategies September 12, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

As new high-frequency trading algorithms attempt to “sniff out” stop orders, it may be time to adjust how you place such orders.

4 min read  |  Trading Basics
Rescue from Emotion: Discipline Tips for Retirement Investors April 26, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

When it comes to investing for retirement, it’s best to avoid your emotions. Learn how to avoid emotional investing.

5 min read  |  Trading Psychology
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