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Timothy Sykes Trader Spotlight

Timothy Sykes Trader Spotlight

About Timothy Sykes Timothy Sykes isn’t the wealthiest investor in the world, but he is one of the most well-known. Sykes turned $12,000 in Bar Mitzvah money into several million dollars by day trading penny stocks during college at Tulane University. By the time he...

William O’Neil Investor Spotlight

William O’Neil Investor Spotlight

About William O’Neil William O’Neil is an extremely successful American investor and one of the first investors to rely on computers for stock research and analysis. O’Neil is now best known for founding the Investor’s Business Daily news and research site, which...

Jim Cramer Investor Spotlight

Jim Cramer Investor Spotlight

About Jim Cramer Jim Cramer is an investor best known as the host of CNBC’s Mad Money television show, in which he offers stock picks and advice on trending companies.  Cramer got involved with stock investing at a young age – by some accounts, as early as elementary...

Trading Using Pivot Points

Trading Using Pivot Points

Pivot points are a system of support and resistance lines that can be calculated based on the previous day’s trading action. Pivot points are commonly used by day traders since they identify potential levels for long or short trades as well as limit and stop orders....

A Complete Guide To ConnorsRSI

A Complete Guide To ConnorsRSI

ConnorsRSI is a technical analysis indicator developed by Connors Research that aims to quantify momentum in prices. Essentially, it improves upon the Relative Strength Index (RSI) originally developed by Welles Wilder by using a short-term reading of RSI, in...

A Complete Guide To The VIX Index

A Complete Guide To The VIX Index

The subject of much debate and discussion in the media and wider trading community, the VIX is a misunderstood index. Referred to as the “fear index” in financial media, the VIX is simply a formula that indicates the implied volatility of the S&P 500 over a 30 day...