What Should I Trade in 2020? Why Traders Thrive on Volatility

A common mistake of novice traders is to focus on the wrong securities or markets. While every trader should develop his or her own personal style, success will elude them, no matter how talented they are, without one key ingredient: volatility. Unlike long-term investors, successful traders thrive off of volatility, or rapid changes in the … Continue reading What Should I Trade in 2020? Why Traders Thrive on Volatility

How to Select an Actively Managed Mutual Fund: Akre Focus Fund Case Study

In the battle between passive and active investing, there has been one clear winner in the past decade. Passively managed index funds now account for a majority of assets under management in the ETF and mutual fund space. The reason for passive investing’s triumph over the past decade has many contributing factors, but probably one … Continue reading How to Select an Actively Managed Mutual Fund: Akre Focus Fund Case Study

7 Reasons Why Beginner Traders With Small Accounts Should Focus on Penny Stocks

So, you have a few grand burning a hole in your pocket. Maybe you’ve managed to hold onto your job through this whole COVID-19 crisis and just received some government stimulus money. You want to take a shot at learning trading but there are too many options to decide on. Options? Forex? Crypto? What about…penny … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Beginner Traders With Small Accounts Should Focus on Penny Stocks

How to buy fractional shares on Robinhood

What is a fractional share? Robinhood, the simple commission free trading app that has taken young investors by storm, has now offered an option quite appealing to the aspiring investor. Many new traders would love to have a part of the action when it comes to expensive stocks like Amazon (AMZN) or Apple (AAPL) but … Continue reading How to buy fractional shares on Robinhood