1. Most Common Reasons Clients Fire Financial Advisors

    To be a successful financial advisor, you need clients; without them, it's impossible to make an income or maintain your job. Unfortunately, just as with any other industry, clients call the shots, and there are a handful of reasons that they're likely to fire a financial advisor. While the umbrella reason that a financial advisor will be fired is because the client is unhappy with their services,…Read More

  2. Building Your Client Base as a Financial Advisor

    Being a financial advisor is a tough job, but it’s all the more challenging when you don’t have a sound client base. For many advisors, a constant goal that they’re working towards is a larger, more secure client base. In today’s blog, we are going to touch on a few of the things that you should focus on to, in turn, draw in new customers. Let’s get started. Specialties & Strengths F…Read More

  3. Ways Traders Can Improve Trading Discipline

    Discipline. It is something every trader wishes to improve, heck, maybe it even made it on the ‘New Year's Resolutions for Trading’ list. Undoubtedly, discipline is one of the most essential trait traders need to increase their chances of success. A lack of discipline is one of the leading cause of trading mistakes — such as making impulsive decisions, violating risk management rules, or exe…Read More

  4. Mitigating Risk With Position Sizing Trading

    Whether you are dealing with trading systems and trading strategies, market analysis, or the holy grail of market indicators, the amount of information surrounding futures and forex trading available to traders is impassable. However, there is one topic that is often overlooked by traders that could potentially result in better risk mitigation and higher profits. Of course, we are talking about th…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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