By Robert A. Green, CPA and CEO of GreenTraderTax.com. Excerpt from Green’s 2015 Trader Tax Guide. (25%-off coupon at the bottom.) Forming an entity can save active investors and business traders significant taxes. Active investors can prevent wash-sale losses calculated between their individual taxable investment accounts and IRAs with an entity account. Business traders solidify.. Read more
Trade imbalances can serve as potential profit opportunities and show positions with an especially high amount of risk. Order imbalances exist when orders to buy or sell a security far outweigh the current supply. These situations usually last for just a few moments because the announcement fuels a wave of liquidity and the market maker.. Read more
One of the hardest aspects of trading can be coming up with ideas. Abandonment of an investment thesis in order to participate in the market can lead to very toxic transactions. In today’s market of low volatility and volume, this is especially true. This blog post looks at several ways traders can use stock screeners.. Read more
The previous Active Trading blog examined risks and preparation for extended hours trading. Now, a strategy for pre-market and after-hours trading is examined. Extended hours trading can be potentially profitable, in part because high frequency traders are not active. However, traders need to be aware that this lack of volume, along with less activity from.. Read more
Premarket and after-hours hours trading can be especially profitable, but also offer unique risks. With high frequency traders less active outside of the regular hours session, individuals have the opportunity to profit from trades which would otherwise be difficult. However, the absence of these traders, and others, makes markets thin. This blog looks at risks.. Read more
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