There is no agreed-upon definition of securities or stock market manipulation. It’s one of those strange things that everyone recognizes when they see it, but no one has been able to define it satisfactorily.

Stock Market Manipulation is deliberate or wilful conduct intended to mislead or defraud investors by controlling or artificially affecting the price of securities, or intentional intrusion with the free forces of supply and demand.

Market manipulation occurs when someone attempts to rig the supply or demand of specific security so that other investors and traders believe the price of that security is moving in one direction…


The short squeeze strategy is built on the notion of “Short Selling.” It’s a sophisticated trading technique. When traders believe the price of a stock will decline, they engage in short selling. As a result, they borrow shares and sell them at market value. If the share price falls, the creditor will purchase the shares and sell them to the lender.

Short selling has two components: selling to open and buying to close. Your short position begins when you sell the stock and ends when you buy it back. …


Day Trading creates possibilities for all of those who put in the time and effort to recognize the market in which they have been trading. It’s no different for cryptocurrencies. Far more so, as this emerging industry has created huge opportunities for day-to-day traders to benefit from price disparities and movements that do not occur in other, more developed markets.

But, What is Day Trading? Day trading is the strategy of speculation on financial goods and resources. Day traders also buy and sell any number of financial instruments within a few hours or less, and benefit from speculation on short-term…


Risk management tends to reduce losses. It could also effectively safeguard a trader’s account from losing all their assets. There is a possibility when the trader takes a loss. If it can be handled, the trader can open himself up to make money on the market.

It is important, but often ignored, prerequisite for effective active trading. After all, a trader who has generated significant profits will lose all of this in only one or two bad transactions without a proper risk management strategy. So how do you develop the right strategies to reduce market risks?

This article highlights several…


How to pick stocks on the basis of PE and PB ratio?

There are numerous ways to evaluate stock outcomes in the Investment World. The most effective form of stock analysis is ‘Relative Valuation.’

A ‘Relative Valuation’ model is an investment valuation strategy that compares the value of a company with that of its peers or industry peers to examine the financial value of the company.

Within this valuation strategy, the two most significant valuation ratios are:

  • Price-to-Earnings ratio (P/E ratio)
  • Price-to-Book Value ratio (P/B ratio)

These ratios are used in the most famous “Value Investing” approach. Now let us recognize how these ratios enable an investor to select the right stock…


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Introduction

Developed at Morgan Stanley in the late 1980s, under the wing of Nunzio Tartaglia and his crew, who later split out to form several of the world’s greatest hedge funds, particularly PDT Partners and D.E. Shaw (which then lead to Two Sigma) (which then lead to Two Sigma). Pairs trading has evolved to be a popular and sophisticated trading approach, with advanced MSc Financial Engineering programs frequently teaching it. Gerry Bamberger, the engineer who pioneered the approach and eventually left Morgan Stanley to join Ed Throp at Princeton Newport Partners, deserves special notice.

With the gradual advancement of markets…


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Goichi Hosoda, a Japanese journalist, created the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo charting technique, which translates to “equilibrium at a glance chart.” He intended to create a system that would allow a trader to quickly and readily appraise trend, momentum, and support and resistance levels. He began working on the system before World War II, and it was published in 1968, after more than two decades of testing.

Ichimoku Cloud is now deployed in algo-trading software to empower traders with one-touch solutions.

What is Ichimoku Cloud?

The Ichimoku Kinko Hyo is a technical indicator used to measure momentum together with potential areas…


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Today’s traders can choose from a variety of options trading strategies. Some of these are riskier than others. And there are some strategies for limiting the risk in a trade. One such low-risk strategy is the iron condor. It is a trading strategy that allows you to profit from low volatility market conditions. Nowadays, the iron condor is employed in algo-trading platforms to offer traders one-touch solutions.

Let’s learn more about the iron condor option strategy.

Meaning of Iron Condor

An iron condor is an options strategy that consists of two puts (one long and one short) and two calls…


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A morning star is a pictorial pattern of 3 candlesticks which technical analysts perceive as a bullish sign. After a downward trend, a morning star is forming and indicates the beginning of the upward ascent. This is a sign that the previous price trend has reversed. Traders watch for a morning star to form and then seek validation that additional indicators are indeed used.

The morning star’s middle candle depicts a moment of market indecision when the bears begin to give way to the bulls. The third candle validates the reversal and may signal the start of a new uptrend.


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Fibonacci analysis is the study of determining future support and resistance levels based on previous price patterns and reversals.

Fibonacci analysis is centered on Leonardo Pisano’s mathematical discoveries, also known as Fibonacci. He is credited with discovering the Fibonacci sequence of numbers, which now holds his name.

The Fibonacci sequence is a set of numbers that goes like this: 0,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89…… You simply add the two preceding numbers in the sequence to get the next number in the sequence. For example, to determine the number that comes after 89 in a sequence, add the two preceding numbers by 89 + 55…

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