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Option Selling Strategy for Trading Market Bottoms

High volatility associated with stock-market bottoms offers options traders tremendous profit potential if the correct trading setups are deployed. Through a net options selling approach, there is a way around this problem. Here we'll look at a simple strategy that profits from falling volatility, offers a potential for profit regardless ...

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Successful Forex Traders Should know Four strategies

Good trading comes from a combination of talent and hard work.By blending good analysis with effective implementation, your success rate will improve dramatically. Here are the four strategies that can  serve you well in markets. 1.Approach The first step is to align your personal goals and temperament with the instruments and markets ...

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What is Profit margin? How to use it?

For a business to survive in the long term it must generate profit. Therefore the net profit margin ratio is one of the key performance indicators for your business. Profit margin is used as a measure of how much a company actually retains in earnings per dollar of revenue from ...

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Using Technical Analysis in Timing

Tactics on Breakouts: Anticipation or Reaction? The trader is forever faced with the dilemma of taking a position in anticipation of breakout, taking a position on th breakout itself, or waiting for the pullback or reaction after the breakout occurs. This situation is an example of how trading multiple positions simplfies ...

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Measures of Historical Rates of Return

Some people like to give up immediate possession of savings expect to receive in the future a greater amount than they gave up. What they do with the savings to make them increase over time is investment. Specially, an investment is the current commitment of dollars for a period of time in ...

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What Is Dividend Yield? How To Analyze Dividend Yield?

Dividend yield is the yield a company pays out to its shareholders in the form of dividends.It is a financial ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price. In the absence of any capital gains, the dividend yield is the ...

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Stock Price Book Value and Its Uses

Book value is a measure of what a firm's assets are worth after deducting for depreciation and other claims on the company, such as short- and long-term liabilities. In accounting, book value or carrying value is the value of an asset according to its balance sheet account balance. For assets, ...

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Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization – EBITDA

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) is an approximate measure of a company's operating cash flow based on data from the company's income statement. It is calculated as follows by looking at earnings before the deduction of interest expenses, taxes, depreciation, and amortization:       EBITDA = Revenue - Expenses ...

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Foreign Exchange Market, FOREX or FX

The foreign exchange market (currency, forex, or FX) is where currency trading takes place. It is where banks and other official institutions facilitate the buying and selling of foreign currencies. FX transactions typically involve one party purchasing a quantity of one currency in exchange for paying a quantity of another. ...

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Return On Equity (ROE) and Its Calculation

Return on equity (ROE) is a measure of how well a company used reinvested earnings to generate additional earnings. It is viewed as one of the most important financial ratios. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every dollar of shareholders' equity , and shows how much profit ...

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