The Markets (as of market close January 8, 2016) Last week began with both domestic and global markets hitting the skids amid concerns over China’s stock market plunge, North Korea’s apparent nuclear testing, and falling oil prices. A favorable employment report at the end of the week may have helped stem the downward tide, but […]
Each new year brings the chance for a fresh start, and the opportunity to improve your financial picture. As you make financial resolutions for 2012, looking back at what happened last year can help you make some positive changes this year.
A stop limit is typically used when you’re trading during a volatile market and want to target a specific price as closely as possible. When placing a market order, the price you pay is the best price available in the market at the time the order is executed.
As the name implies, stop-loss orders are a way to help you manage the amount of loss you can suffer on a single holding. Also known as a stop order or stop-market order, a stop-loss order sets a level at which your broker is instructed to sell all or part of a particular position once […]