Three Clicks from Data to Trade
Traders anxiously await the release of economic data, but some economic indicators
create more noise than others. Here are four to get you started. Know them, love them,
consider incorporating them into your routine.
Are You Missing the Forest
for the Trades?
Are you overthinking that one
trade and potentially missing
the big picture? Instead of
hyper-focusing on one position at
a time, look at your entire portfolio
and try to figure out a better hedge.
Here are some tips that’ll keep
your head in check.
A Short-Term Fling or
Puttin’ On the Ring?
You have a trade idea but you
can’t decide how long you want to
commit. Should it be a short-term
position or a long-term one? Here’s
how you can align trade duration
with your attraction.
Look Before You …
Do you know what you’re getting
into before putting on that option
trade? Nobody wants to be forced
into buying an asset they didn't
want or can’t afford. Be aware of the
oddities of assignment.
11 In the Money
Diversification’s New Look Spread your
wealth by allocating it into different factors.
Gear Head Get to know the Scan tab.
Ask the Geek Add a fundamental twist.
Toys for Traders There's more to charts
Capiche? Part 3 of our series on portfolio
margin covers profit, loss, and what happens
6 A Quick Howdy
9 Love Notes
33 Associate Spotlight
Think you can over-leverage
yourself? You can’t because
Peter Klink, TD Ameritrade Risk
Manager, has your back.
35 Vol Whisperer
Looking at historical and implied
volatility can help you decide if the
market’s expectations are realistic
or way off base.
36 Trader Jargon Glossary
38 The Back Page
Dreading that summer road trip?
Here are some handy strategies to
survive that ordeal.
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