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Open a Savings Account For Your Children’s Future

It is every parent’s intention to ensure a good future for their children. By saying this, parents would tend to save up some money while their children are still very young.

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Energy Boost: Sector Drives Market Rebound (Market Update)

Surprising housing data and a rally in energy helped lift the broader market.


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Investing in China Can Involve Limited Risk

Several years ago, most people never would have admitted to not having a position of some sort in China. Chinese companies were all the rage at the time; their markets were exploding, growth was in the double-digit domain and even when people started getting a whiff of a recession domestically, China’s growth was still close to double-digits.

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Hanging Men and Hammers

Reading stock charts isn’t always as easy as A, B, C. In fact, a lot of times it’s more like trying to decode some ancient language in a foreign script. That’s because, as with many dead languages, CONTEXT is paramount — and that’s especially true when comparing hanging men and hammers.

Hanging men and hammers are both single-candlestick formations that have virtually identical characteristics. However, one is bullish and the other is bearish. What is the difference between the two? CONTEXT.

Even in the English language, there are times when a word might mean one thing in one context and another in another context. We’re so accustomed to these double (or triple or quadruple!) meanings of words, they’ve become second-nature to us — just as the contextual meanings of words, phrases, and characters of ancient languages were second nature to the people who used them. Well, after studying this episode of TradingTips.com, the contextual differences between hanging men and hammers will be second nature for you, too!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

– The basic characteristics of a hanging man formation (0:35)

– How to interpret hanging men and what factors increase your probability of successfully trading them (1:09)

– How a hammer is similar to a hanging man — and the one key difference! (1:26)

In conclusion, it’s important to remember that hanging men and hammers are not opposites — they are in fact very similar. Their only real difference has to do with the CONTEXT in which they occur… And in this case, CONTEXT is definitely everything!

Happy Trading!

Manny Backus
CEO, Wealthpire Inc.

P.S. Next week we’ll look the Rabbitt Q-Rank, an ingenious all-in-one stock evaluation system combining nine technical and fundamental models into one… See you next week!

Episode 51 – Hanging Men and Hammers

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Balanced Funds Can Teach Us a Lot About Investing

Although balanced funds may seem like too much of a hands-off investment option for many investors, a lot can be discovered in the way balanced funds operate. Regardless of the type of balanced fund one may want to emulate, we look at three basic lessons that any investor can learn from these funds.

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If Google Scraps Windows, Should You? (Consumer Action)

Behind Google’s reported move to phase out Microsoft’s OS in its offices.


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How to Use Leverage Prudently and Conservatively When Investing

The use of leverage can be devastatingly destructive to one’s portfolio. After all, leverage was what brought so many financial institutions to their knees in the 2007-2009 financial crisis. On a personal/retail side, proper leverage use is important. We look at prudent and conservative leverage practices in this brief article, which is more suitable for more conservative investors who are not quite sold on the idea of leverage.

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Wake Up Call on Gold

One would think that American’s had learned their lessons in the Fall 2008 as the stock market careened out of control. Unfortunately, we suffer from amnesia and forget the events of almost two years ago.

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Retailers Win at Cellphone Pricing (Deal of the Day)

Want a cheap handset? Steer clear of your carrier.


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Informed Neutraceutical Investments Require Investor Due Diligence

As FDA closes in on neutraceutical regulation and clinical and regulatory submission and rigor, investors require due diligence pertaining to product prior to investment. Engaging a clinical submission expert to assess neutraceutical quality and consumer safety is critical to valuation of neutraceutical investments, and therefore is a key step in the investment process.

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