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An Intro to Markets

Published November 18, 2011
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What makes a market? If there’s one thing that you can guarantee about the stock market, it’s that everyone has an opinion. At first blush, it seems fairly obvious that with so many different people participating in the market, there’s bound to be differences of opinion. What many observers and inexperienced investors/traders don’t do, however, […]

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A convenient way to think about trading

Published November 17, 2011
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A convenient way of thinking about trading Most people believe that in order to be successful in business, you have to be profitable, and for the most part they’d be right.  The primary “goal” is quite easy to measure – are you profitable or are you not? If you talk to any salesperson or sit […]

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Money Talks Insider Conference

Published November 12, 2011
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What: Money Talks Insider Conference When: Nov. 19th 9am-4pm Where: Sheraton Wall Centre Vancouver How Much: $99+ The Money Talks Insider Conference is another in a series of regular events hosted by Michael Campbell, a well known figure in the Canadian investment world, most notably for hosting the radio show Money Talks.  This conference will […]

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World Money Show 2011

Published November 3, 2011
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What: World Money Show 2011 When: Sept. 19-21st Where: Vancouver Convention Centre How Much: Free  (some presentations will require payment) The World Money Show 2011 is coming to Vancouver Sept. 19th to 21st.  This is a huge event geared towards investors and traders alike with a slew of keynote speakers and presentations on everything from […]

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Events by Region

Published November 3, 2011
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For traders and investors, there are many different resources out there that can provide information on everything from new products and services to trading strategies or trader education. Whether they be on the web or in person, connecting with experienced traders or investors is a fantastic way to not only build your trading knowledge base […]

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Stocks 2011 Conference

Published October 13, 2011
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What: Stocks 2011 When: Oct. 20-31st Where: Hyatt Regency Vancouver How Much: Free  (VIP section will require payment) Stocks 2011 is an investment conference featuring some great speakers providing their insight into the stock market – from specific sectors and stocks to macroeconomic trends that affect the market. Although much smaller than the World Money […]

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tradescores.com

Published October 7, 2011
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Site: www.tradescores.com Technical Analysis Tools: Yes Fundamental Analysis Tools: Yes Markets Covered: US, Canada Notes: Tradescores is a great market analysis and training tool for beginners and intermediate traders. One of the greatest features of this site is the trading simulation tool which allows you to practice what it would be like to execute trades […]

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StockCharts.com

Published October 7, 2011
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Site: www.stockcharts.com Technical Analysis Tools: Yes Fundamental Analysis Tools: Yes Markets Covered: US, Canada Notes: A great site for technical analysis information, stockcharts.com has a comprehensive section called “ChartSchool” where you get as much technical info as you can handle. There are several great articles in this area that explain fundamental and technical analyses, as […]

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freestockcharts.com

Published October 7, 2011
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Site: www.freestockcharts.com Technical Analysis Tools: Yes Fundamental Analysis Tools: Yes Markets Covered: US, Canada Notes: This is by far one of the most versatile free resources available to individuals looking for market information. The biggest strengths of Freestockcharts.com are that it provides near real-time data (basically as trades are happening), it has an incredibly easy […]

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Finviz.com

Published October 7, 2011
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Finviz.com Site: www.Finviz.com Technical Analysis Tools: Yes Fundamental Analysis Tools: Yes Markets Covered: US Notes: This is a fantastic site that provides market information throughout the day as well as some incredibly powerful yet easy to use filters to scan through the US stock markets. It is far and away one of my most favourite […]

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Seeking Alpha

Published September 14, 2011
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Name: Seeking Alpha url: www.seekingalpha.com Description: Seeking Alpha is one of the most widely accessed sources on stocks and investing on the web today. It is essentially a great big blog with hundreds of contributors. Articles can be submitted by anyone, but they are subject to review before posting. Because of it’s size and following, […]

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Zero Hedge

Published September 14, 2011
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Name: Zero Hedge url: http://www.zerohedge.com Description: Zero Hedge is a gritty financial information blog written in the spirit of being able to speak freely and sometimes critically about global finance and politics. The blog’s contributors remain anonymous in order to be able to provide information without getting caught up in the personalitiesof the individuals presenting […]

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Juggling Dynamite

Published September 14, 2011
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Name: Juggling Dynamite url: www.jugglingdynamite.com Description: The site is run by author Danielle Park and shares the name of the book she authored in which she warned of the perilous path the global economy was headed down in 2007. While the tone of many of her articles and talks reflects a fundamentally ‘gloomy’ picture for […]

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