1. The Reason Why Traders Earn Below-Average Returns

    According to a 2017 study conducted by Dalbar Inc., a company that studies the behavior of traders and investors and evaluates investor market returns, data consistently show that the average investor earns returns that are below-average. The S&P 500 Index averaged 9.85 percent a year, for twenty years, which ended on December 31, 2015. Indeed, this is a significant historical return. However,…Read More

  2. New Year’s Resolutions For Traders and Their Portfolios

    The New Year seems to always bring great hope for change and self-improvement. For financial traders and investors, the New Year is also a time for critical self-reflection. It presents the opportunity to close out a year, log or annual return, and begin a fresh start. Undoubtedly, if you haven’t already, taking the time to establish some New Year’s resolution for your investment portfolios is…Read More

  3. How to Gain A Competitive Edge Over Major Indexes in Stock Trading

    Trading stocks can be a very competitive endeavor to get into. Large corporations, hedge funds, and other professional financial managers have long held a distinct advantage over the average trader by utilizing proprietary complex financial analysis algorithms coupled with mainframe computers and streaming market data to achieve investment results that are far superior to the “diversify and reba…Read More

  4. End of the Year Tips For your Investment Portfolio

    The 2018 year is almost at its end. If you’re like most, you likely have a long list of to-do’s to complete before the year ends. Traders and investors, especially, have their hands full. With all that needs to get done, one of the most important annual tasks that traders should ensure to complete is a year-end review of their investment portfolio. Taking a look at an investment portfolio will…Read More

  5. Features To Look For When Choosing An Algo Trading System

    There are many benefits of using automated trading systems for traders and investors. However, there are a variety of automated trading platforms available, each having distinct differences from the next. When you are looking for an automated trading platform, it is essential that you take the time to do your research, and identify important features you are interested in before making a selection…Read More

  6. Seeking Higher Profit Returns This Holiday Season? Use These Effective Algo Trading Strategies!

    The holiday season is finally here. With all the shopping, gift-giving, cooking, and hosting that takes place this time of year, there’s a good chance that your wallet will be much lighter when it's all said and done. In fact, according to a study by the National Relief Federation, the average American will spend $700 on holiday gifts and other holiday-related goodies this year, totaling more th…Read More

  7. Tips To Improve Trading Results

    Many traders are simply putting in the hours, thinking that if they spend enough time around the markets, analyzing charts, reading books, and taking online courses, their skill level will improve. While it's important to have a solid understanding of trading, putting in extra hours won’t necessarily increase a traders potential profit. In fact, many traders struggle to make consistent profits. …Read More

  8. Tips To Help You Better Understand Algorithmic Trading

    Algorithmic trading is one of the most efficient and innovative trading strategies that both short-term traders and long-term investors can utilize to increase their profits while mitigating risk. Basically, algo trading is a form of trading that is based on a set of predefined rules or instructions, accounting for past data in volume, price, and other indicators with respect to time. While those …Read More

  9. Reason’s Financial Advisors Should Have An Investment Philosophy

    An investor without an investment philosophy is like a car without an engine. Without a convincing, evidence-based set of beliefs about the markets and how to invest in them, risks capital loses. Reason’s Financial Advisors Should Have An Investment Philosophy For financial advisors, an investment philosophy can have a large impact on the success of their practice. In this blog, we are going to …Read More

  10. The Risks Associated With Portfolio Rebalancing

    One of the biggest questions in the investment world with no sure answer is ‘when should investors rebalance their portfolios?’. Many financial experts recommend rebalancing your portfolio at least once a year. Others will recommend rebalancing once each equator. No matter how often an investor rebalances their portfolio, the idea behind it is that they decide in advance what their appropriate…Read More