Swing Trading

Definition:

Refers to a type of short term (one day to a couple of weeks) trading, triggered by technical analysis, for example, momentum. Swing trading is distinguished by the notion thatthe trades are executed while the assets is moving in upward or downward momentum. That is, you are riding the >momentum.

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Triple witching hour

The four times a year that the S&P futures contract expires at the same time as the S&P 100 index option contract and option contracts on individual stocks. It is the last trading hour on the third... Read More

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