Investing Education Stories

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Moving averages are a great way to gauge where your equity is trading in relation to the averages over specified time periods. Typically there is the 200 period moving average, the 100 period moving average, and then the 30 period moving average.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

If you take a look at any mutual fund, odds are you will see that it is being compared to a benchmark in the industry. For example, the S&P mutual funds are compared with the S&P 500 as the benchmark.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

This is fairly straight forward, as the lowest value over a specific period is the lowest price, price level, or data point over a specified period you have chosen.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

When looking at stock and their fundamentals, people tend to get held up on the past and use that too much in predicting the future. If you are looking to invest in a company or equity, you want to know how it is going to do in the future.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Market cap is the total amount shares times the current price of the stock. This is important to know because many traders and investor categorize companies by their market cap.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Balance of power is simply the battle between the bears and the bulls and which one has greater control at the current moment. This can help you to begin to formulate your directional opinion on the market.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

When you look at a stock and it slowly is rising or even staying steady, and then all of sudden it begins to rise and appreciate to only drop off quickly, this is the work of people accumulating stock and ties to our analysis tool, the accumulation distribution.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

When a company goes into business or if you yourself go into business, you want to ensure you have earnings. With that, there is also the retained earnings number, which is beginning retained earnings minus dividends.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Total assets are interesting because not every company has the same under the category. Total assets are a culmination of all tangible and intangible assets, giving you a nice number to then go forward researching.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

A typical data point many review before investing is the return of an equity. Of course you look as far back as you would like, but typically there is the year to date, one year, three year, and five year, which is what we will be talking about in this article.

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