The term "daytraders" has become widely used and now covers many types of activities. When we talk about daytraders at Briefing.com we are usually loosely referring to two types of daytraders: Internet traders, and daytrading firm traders. Download this report for an explanation of the different types of daytrading, the difference between Nasdaq levels, the typical requirements for opening a trading account, and why daytrading is harder than it looks.
Depending on which investor you are talking to, technical analysis can be considered either a very useful tool or voodoo magic. Download this report for an explanation of some of the basics, when it’s best put to use, how to discover trends and use TA to determine the underlying bias of the market or individual stocks. You’ll also learn how to incorporate this information into a trading tactic.
We frequently get questions about IPOs. The ones that skyrocket on their first day of trading make investors wonder why all of them don't rise that much. Meanwhile some investors put in orders for an IPO stock, and wind up overpaying, or failing to "catch the ride." Download this report for an in-depth explanation of IPOs, a step-by-step look at the process, and some suggestions for those wanting to get in on IPO day when you aren’t part of the IPO.
Even though the Internet stock bubble eventually burst, one thing should be kept in mind. The Internet created the possibility of very scalable business models. Despite what happened to Internet stocks in general, the right investment in a good scalable business model could still prove to be a great investment going forward. Download this report to learn the questions you should ask to understand any company’s business model, the fixed and variable costs, and ways to search for possible investments.
Officers and directors of companies, owners of restricted stock, and owners of more than 10% of a company's stock are legally required to let the SEC, and thereby the public, know when they sell, or intend to sell their stock. Download the report to learn the form definitions, the value of filings for investors, what sales and purchases imply, and take a look at a prime example (Amazon).
The term "Wall Street" refers to the entire financial industry. But like all streets, Wall Street has two sides: the buy-side, and the sell-side. One side is quiet, the other talks all the time. Download this report to understand who each side is and what they do, learn about the sell-side bias, and discover the point where the two sides meet.