If you want to backtest trading strategies it’s important to have good quality data. I use Norgate Data for my end of day price quotes and am very happy with the quality and service. However, there are times when I want to scrape stock data from the web. For example, if I want to extract […]
Traders are all different. But to be successful some things are unavoidable. This list of trader essentials can serve as a rite of passage for every aspiring trader.
I have been using the free version of Finviz on a daily basis for several years. Just recently I decided to subscribe to Finviz Elite to take advantage of the live market data, more powerful screener and backtesting features. So far I have been more than happy with that decision. At $25 per month, I think the […]
I came about Motif Investing in a roundabout way. I was actually reading an article about a strategy that buys 30 different stocks each month. One of the comments on the article was that transaction costs could eat into the system performance, unless you use a broker that is able to bunch the orders together into one […]
I was asked by the online broker easy-forex to maintain a forex trade diary and evaluate the easy-forex trading platform for the week of May 25-29. Upon accepting the challenge, easy-forex set me up with a live account with $200 in capital. The process was quick and by Monday 25th May I was ready to […]
Today, I’m going to look at the Dough options trading platform which comes from the team behind the popular financial network Tastytrade.
There are plenty of online finance courses available on Udemy. Some are incredible, some are good, but some are useless. My feeling is that the standard will just get higher and higher as more instructors migrate to the service. The idea of this post is to list some of the financial, trading and stock market courses available that might help […]