Trading Basics

Stock Trading Basics
How to Choose a Target Price

Target Prices Sometimes in trading it is easier to see where a stop should be placed to limit the potential downside of a trade, than it is to find a suitable target price for the … read more How to Choose a Target Price

Stock Trading Basics
Small Account—How To Get Started

Getting Started Recently one of our Wanderer subscribers asked: Any insight for folks asking for trading advice who don’t have a lot to invest (sub $5k)? Other than, “work harder, save faster” of course. 😉 … read more Small Account—How To Get Started

Stock Trading Basics
Pulling the Trigger

Pulling the Trigger Does anyone else struggle with pulling the trigger on a trade? Always seems like too many options and I can’t decide on which one to do. This is a question that a … read more Pulling the Trigger

Stock Trading Basics
Pre and Post-Market Trading

After Hours Trading Pre-market trading in stocks occurs from 4 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. EST, and after-hours trading on a day with a normal session takes place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. With the … read more Pre and Post-Market Trading

Was the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

If you are reading this, chances are that you like to explore. To you, the earth isn’t such a large place. But to some, anything beyond the border is something to fear and fret about. … read more Was the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Over the Shoulder, a Backwards Glance

Whether you use an existing software program or doodle on paper, reviewing the year that’s passed is good practice. Just like that, 2020 is but a memory. Now we are left to pick up the … read more Over the Shoulder, a Backwards Glance

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Buy-and-Hold Portfolio

At Wanderer we recognize there is no one-size-fits-all investing solution for every person. Depending on where you are in life, or in your current wanderings, what you need out of your investments will change. Someone … read more Buy-and-Hold Portfolio

Stock Trading Basics
How to Choose a Stop Level

Every trade is entered with the understanding that it could very well turn into a loss. The important part is knowing what that loss would be, and if it happens, sticking to it. Taking a … read more How to Choose a Stop Level

Stock Trading Basics
Koyfin’s Market Movers

Using Koyfin’s Market Mover Feature Modern traders take today’s technology for granted. At one time, trading from home was extremely challenging. So much so, that many successful floor traders found they were unable to transition … read more Koyfin’s Market Movers

Stock Trading Basics
Stock Split

To test a child’s knowledge of money and math (and as an easy way to make a buck) I will sometimes offer my niece or nephew two nickels in exchange for just one quarter. Sometimes … read more Stock Split