18May 2017

Brazilian stocks volatile as presidential scandal unfolds

The Sao Paulo stock exchange

“I’ve never seen anything like this,” said one trader with decades of experience.

Trading was delayed in Sao Paulo’s stock exchange and once it opened the circuit breaker stopped all operations within just a few minutes. That has not happened since the global financial crisis of 2008.

9May 2017

12 Types of Technical Indicators Used by Stock Traders

If you’re planning to hold a portfolio of blue chip stocks well into retirement, then short-term movements in the market are not likely your biggest worry.

However, if you dabble in the stock market on a day-to-day basis, or if you simply want to know what drives the thinking of other market participants, it can be very beneficial to understand the basics of technical indicators.