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The Three Moves For Event Based Trading

Event Based Trading: A Daily Opportunity for Profit Event-based trading involves trading based on market events and announcements that can create movements in a stock price. Volatility tends to increase during these times, so traders have a better opportunity to generate higher trading profits. Even after the event occurs, residual volatility can remain for days […]

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Trading Contract Awards

The United States federal government spends over $400 billion per year on federal contracts for goods and services. A large portion of that spending is determined through a competitive bidding process. Businesses of all sizes are free to bid on an available government contract. In addition to federal government contracts, state and local governments also […]

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Trading Guidance Changes

What is guidance? Guidance is information that a company provides to the public about expected future financial results. Companies are not required to provide estimates of future earnings, but it is a common market practice. In addition, companies often release guidance updates if those estimates change throughout the course of a reporting period. The company […]

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Trading Clinical Trials

What are clinical trials? Pharmaceutical or bio-medical companies that have new drugs or medical products need to have those new products tested before they can be released in the market. The public needs assurance that these new products are both safe and effective. The process is called a clinical trial and involves many steps. Clinical […]

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Trading Acquisitions Part 1

What Happens to Stock Prices During Acquisitions? Mergers and acquisitions are two important concepts in corporate finance. An acquiring company can either take a majority stake in the target company and let it continue to operate under its previous name or absorb the target company into its existing operations. Since acquiring companies should only choose […]

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