When it comes to market forecasts and predictions, Modern Trader is all about conviction and accountability. But in the music industry, “conviction” typically refers to criminal prosecution, and “accountability” is to Lord Kanye.
There is a strong movement to honor the men and women who serve in our military and a unique company is tapping into that pride and working to highlight that culture and serve those that have served us.
U.S. monetary policy morphed dramatically to a “new normal” of persistently depressed interest rates since the 2008 credit crisis, but with the advent of a dynamic new administration, the Federal Reserve may have to move back toward old normal.
The past year was great for demonstrating one of the common investment fallacies that has kept behavioral finance specialists in expensive cars for many years — investors’ willingness to listen to a paid professional’s forecast for the market no matter what their track record.
The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union last year set off a series of dominoes in the forex market that is providing opportunities to traders. Brexit is likely to hurt the U.S. economy as much as it helps Great Britain’s.
Traders like to place commodities in related buckets — grains, meats, precious metals, energy, etc.—which often create pair trading opportunities. In energies, however, crude oil and natural gas have experienced a correlation break-up.
Since launching in 2014, TD Ameritrade’s thinkorswim Challenge has encouraged college students to build market knowledge by giving them the ability to put classroom theory into real-life investing practice.