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Virtual Stock Exchange

Virtual Stock Exchange, which is commonly referred to as Paper Trading, is a trading method in which new investors are given a chance to trade without actual money and hence realize the actual trading process, its risks and gains without losing any of their assets in real. It can be thought of as a replication of the actual stock market trading. It is basically a game played on the screen or with paper from which one can learn well.

Stock market games have imaginary money which is traded in the form of real money where one comes face to face … Read More

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BOEING STOCKS

Boeing is a name no one needs to be told about. It is a big multinational company based in the United States. In the field of aerospace and aircraft, this company does everything from designing and manufacturing to selling its goods. The company was founded about 102 years ago by William Boeing on 15 July 1916 in Seattle, Washington, United States. It was then named as Pacific Aero Products Company and got its present name in 1928. Boeing is currently headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States and it is named as ‘Boeing International Headquarters’. The present Chairman, President, and CEO … Read More

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STOCK SECTORS

The stock market is divided into multiple sectors under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). There are 11 major stock sectors classified under GICS as follows-

  • Energy

Energy sector includes all the companies associated with oil, gas, coal, fuel and energy equipment and supplies. Judging oil and gas companies is very simple as one just needs to see the rate of oil. An uplift in the oil prices means the oil and gas companies are heading strong while the opposite happens in the case of downfall of prices. Mostly, the prices remain stable and so the companies are also stabilized. … Read More

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Charlotte’s Web Holdings (TSX:CWEB) (OTCQX:CWBHF) Fails To Impress Markets

Charlotte’s Web Holdings (TSX:CWEB) (OTCQX:CWBHF) released its quarterly results on Thursday, but the stock ended the day at the level at which it had started. It came as a surprising turn of events considering the fact that many cannabis stocks and the wider market recorded gains yesterday.

Key Metrics

The company, which is primarily focussed on the CBD space, posted revenues of $21.5 million in the fiscal first quarter. It was a disappointing performance for the company since it reflected a year on year decline from the $21.7 million it posted in Q1 2019. The revenues declined sequentially as well. … Read More

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Is Cresco Labs Inc (OTCQX:CRLBF) Stock a Good Buy After The News?

Due to the overall slowdown in the cannabis space, some companies had put off construction projects, but Cresco Labs Inc (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) is one of the exceptions in this regard. This past Friday it emerged that the company has completed the expansion of its facility located in Brookville in Pennsylvania.

Major Development

It is a major development for Cresco Labs considering the fact that the company will be able to cultivate marijuana and also produce associate products at the facility. Prior to the expansion, the facility only had 22000 square feet of cultivation space but now it stands at as … Read More

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Cronos Stock (NASDAQ:CRON) Falls After Earnings: A Good Buying Opportunity?

The cannabis sector has been in trouble for many months now, and some of the biggest companies in the sector have experienced steep declines in their stock prices. Cronos Group (TSX:CRON) (NASDAQ:CRON) has not been able to escape either, and in 2020 so far, the stock has declined by as much as 27%.

Earnings Review

This past Friday, the company announced its financial results for the 1st quarter, and it could be worthwhile for investors to take a closer look at the performance. Here is a quick look at some of the highlights and takeaways from the company’s first-quarter results. … Read More

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Curaleaf Stock Gains Momentum At Lower Level

Curaleaf Holdings (CSE:CURA) (OTCQX:CURLF) is now firmly established the biggest multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, and it has expanded its footprint to 17 states in the country. As such, it is also one of the better-known stocks in the cannabis space. That being said, the coronavirus pandemic has come as a major blow.

Major Triggers

Several industries are now in crisis, and it is more pronounced for the cannabis industry since many companies were already struggling with the cash crunch. In such a situation, it could be worthwhile to figure out if Curaleaf is worth investing in.

The … Read More

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2 Best Pharma Stocks: AstraZeneca plc (NYSE:AZN), Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY)

The stock markets have been in the middle of a historic turmoil over the past weeks, and stocks across almost all sectors have been pummelled due to rapid selloffs. Corporate earnings have taken a beating, and investors have turned away from stocks despite the announcement of an unprecedented stimulus package from the United States government.

If the crisis continues, then investors would need to go for solid companies that can manage to weather the storm for a considerable period of time. Two companies that might be in a position to do so are the pharmaceutical major Bristol Myers Squibb and … Read More

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How Should You Trade HEXO Stock Now?

In recent times, the Canadian cannabis industry has gone through a lot of difficulties, and most of the companies have been suffering. One of the companies that stand out in this regard is HEXO Corp (TSX:HEXO) (NYSE:HEXO). The company seemed to have turned a corner after it signed its largest wholesale supply agreement with Quebec.

Key Analysis

However, that turned out to be a false dawn as other problems cropped up, and the stock is now trading at $0.50 a share. As a result, the Hexo stock is possibly one of the more avoidable cannabis stocks in the market at … Read More

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Is Tilray Inc (NASDAQ:TLRY) Stock Worth A Buy?

Tilray Inc (NASDAQ:TLRY), which used to be a well-known stock in Wall Street, now has nothing left to impress the investors. The Canada based company had its initial public offering (IPO) in July 2018 at a value of 18 dollars and had managed to up its value to 300 dollars per share by mid-September. The value of the stock now lies in the $2 range post the market meltdown in the previous month. The stock is now seen as a troublesome one.

What to Expect Now?

Despite being a Canadian producer, the management of Tilray had decided to focus entirely … Read More

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Facebook Stock in Focus Ahead of Earnings Next Week

Social media giant Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is among the most-watched companies in the world, and its quarterly earnings report is naturally highly anticipated among market watchers. The company is going to release the financial results on April 29, and its advertising revenue figure during the coronavirus pandemic is going to be in sharp focus.

Advertising Revenues in Focus

The advertising revenues will give a clear idea of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Facebook’s business and also on advertising spending patterns. Investors are obviously going to be focussed on the overall revenues, but it should be noted that advertising … Read More

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Casino stocks Soar as Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) Bears Revenue Estimates

The lockdowns in most parts of the world, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, have resulted in a massive loss of business in many industries, and one such industry is the casino industry. Some of the biggest casinos have been shut down temporarily, and that has resulted in a massive loss in revenues for some of the leading casino operators. However, things seemed to have taken a turn for the better.

t down temporarily, and that has resulted in a massive loss in revenues for some of the leading casino operators. However, things seemed to have taken a turn for the … Read More

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Bull Flag Pattern

A chart pattern indicating that the market will probably move higher is called a Bull Flag Pattern. There is a bear flag pattern also which shows just the opposite of bull flag pattern. It is a general trend that when one flag pattern is going strong, the other one gets automatically subsided. A trader has to remain very calm and composed because flag patterns need time to completely form the trend lines which show the upper and lower positions of the current status of the market.

Bull signifies the rise in stock prices. The bull patterns help the trader to … Read More

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Momentum Trading

Momentum trading is a technique for buying and selling of the stocks as per the recent trends of the price. In financial markets, the momentum is determined by factors like price change rate and trading volume. The traders move forward with a concept that the asset price moving towards the given direction will continue its movement until there is a loss of strength in the ongoing trend.

How did the concept begin?

Momentum trading has been into operation for centuries. David Ricardo was a well-known British economist and used to practice momentum trading in the late 1700s. The basic fundamental … Read More

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Canadian Stock Market

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is ranked as the 9th largest stock exchange in the world in terms of market capitalization. The stock is wholly owned by the subsidiary of the TMX Group for the trading of senior equities. Many high-end business people from Canada and other states are represented on this exchange. There are many conventional securities, split sharing corporations, ETFs, investment funds and trusts included in these stock exchanges. There are a maximum number of mining, oil & gas companies listed on TSX than the other stock exchanges globally.  

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Swing Trading Strategies

Swing trading is a short-term trading style. In this, you can hold stocks for less time, cut quick losses and make small profits. Your rules need to be specific to a shorter time frame and the gains can compound to huge profits over time.

Basic Strategy: Lower gains, Lower losses

The first profit goal should be 5% to 10% and the difference would depend on the holding period of the stocks. Swing trades don’t last for many months and it is more likely for a couple of weeks. You will see the stocks going up and think about selling them … Read More