JACK OF ALL TRADES: Why Successful Traders Trade Everything

November 16th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

We all have that relative, we’ll call him Uncle Joe, that claims he “made a killing” trading FANG stocks early in the year. Meanwhile, the talking heads on financial TV programs say all the “smart money” has been doubling down on the banking sector for its next big run up in the 3rd quarter with … Continue reading JACK OF ALL TRADES: Why Successful Traders Trade Everything

Back to Basics – Trading 101 with VantagePoint

August 17th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

It’s back to school season and for many traders, a little trading 101 is all it takes to start schooling the markets. We’ve compiled the top 10 ways VantagePoint Trading Software can help traders gain a major edge and move to the top of their class. #1 Learn your ABC’s Technology is rapidly changing the atmosphere for … Continue reading Back to Basics – Trading 101 with VantagePoint

Pokémon or Profits: Technology is a Game Changer

July 15th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

“Pokémon Go” debuted last week and already millions of people have downloaded the app. The game has teens and adults staring at their phones, using technology to chase virtual monsters through parks, streets, and even off cliffs. Nintendo’s ($NTDOY) stock price has nearly doubled. This adds roughly $7.5 billion to the market cap of a game-maker … Continue reading Pokémon or Profits: Technology is a Game Changer

Become a Better Trader in 10 Minutes

June 24th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

If you think you’re too busy to find profitable trades, then ask yourself if you have 600 seconds. Because if you’re ready to become a better trader, that’s all it really takes. That’s right, in ten minutes or less, you can drastically improve your odds of trading success. With the help of VantagePoint Trading Software, … Continue reading Become a Better Trader in 10 Minutes

Father’s Day Gift Guide – 5 Last Minute Ideas

June 18th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

What does your trader father want this Father’s Day? Cash. Period. And yes, so does the mailman and really anyone else who will happily accept the one gift that is always the right size and color. But Martha Stewart says that giving cash is tacky, and let’s face it, she not only knows about gift … Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Guide – 5 Last Minute Ideas

5 Hot Stocks Heating up the Summer Markets

June 17th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

Summer panic often sets in around the 4th of July. The warm months are ticking away and traders want to maximize the last few months before the holiday season sneaks up on them. Come August, traders don’t want to be spending days in front of their computer trying to pick hot stocks, they want to … Continue reading 5 Hot Stocks Heating up the Summer Markets

5 Must Have Tools for Summer Stock Trading

June 2nd, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

Summer stock trading can be stressful. Volatility is often higher and volume tends to be down. But with just 99 days of summer, traders shouldn’t have to choose between a day in the sun and a profitable trading opportunity. The thing about trading is that with the right tools, you can do it anywhere. All … Continue reading 5 Must Have Tools for Summer Stock Trading

Why Traders Shouldn’t ‘Sell in May and Go Away’

May 26th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

Veteran traders have heard it before. Sell in May and Go Away. The idea behind the catchy strategy is warning traders of increased volatility and lower trading volume during summer months. Some would argue this summer is the proverbial poster child for this strategy. An uncertain and highly divisive U.S. political landscape, a likely rise in … Continue reading Why Traders Shouldn’t ‘Sell in May and Go Away’

What May Happen in May? VantagePoint Forecasting Reduces Guessing Game

May 4th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

TV weather personalities get a bad rap. Who hasn’t blamed their local meteorologist for getting drenched in a downpour on a “sunny, sunny, sunny” day? Yes, forecasting is complex. Especially for days farther in the future as weather can be chaotic and unpredictable. But, the math behind forecasting skews toward the forecaster being correct. The … Continue reading What May Happen in May? VantagePoint Forecasting Reduces Guessing Game

Infographic – Grading Common Trading Strategies and Tools

April 28th, 2016 by VantagePoint Software

It’s report card time! After the NFL Draft, the annual exercise of pundits immediately distributing grades takes place to express their “expert” opinion on which teams maximized their value and filled their roster holes. While most (okay, probably all) of you don’t own an NFL team, you ARE a trader looking to increase your profitability … Continue reading Infographic – Grading Common Trading Strategies and Tools