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Beginner and Intermediate Market Chart Tips – Learn How the Market Works – Basics and Advanced Shares

Beginner and Intermediate Market Chart Tips – Learn How the Market Works – Basics and Advanced Shares

We have many easy to read articles to help you understand all the trading tools that professional traders use.…

Learn To Trade ETFs

Learn To Trade ETFs

ETFs are Exchange Traded Funds. They act like Mutual Funds but they can be traded intra day like a stock. Learn more.…

Learn To Trade Mutual Funds

Learn To Trade Mutual Funds

Learning how Mutual Funds works and how to trade Mutual Fundss is easier than you might think. But before you can run you need to walk, and to…

Education Center

Stock Market Exchange

When most people think of a stock exchange, they picture a scene of frantic activity, with traders in funny-looking jackets simultaneously jostling for position, shouting commands, making strange hand signals, and writing up orders. Behind this frenzied spectacle, however, is a methodical and organized system of trading, in which the price of any stock is set purely by rule of supply and demand in an auction setting. The HowTheMarketWorks.com (HTMW) Education Center and stock game will help you easily understand all the tools and news that traders use to find and trade good performing stocks.

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Popular Stories: Explore why certain news, political decisions and world affairs impact the price of stocks.

Stock Market Education Center

Technical Indicators: Easy explanations with help you understand how traders use them to predict the future price levels, or simply the general price direction, of a security by looking at past patterns.

Chart Patterns: Distinctive graphical formations created by the movement of security prices on a chart. Chartists try to identify patterns to try to anticipate the future price direction. Also known as trading pattern.

Trading Strategies: An investor’s plan of attack to guide their investment decisions based on individual goals, risk tolerance and future needs for capital. The components of most investment strategies include asset allocation, buy and sell guidelines, and risk guidelines.

Publications: There are many publications that help traders make a decsion about which stocks to trade.

Trading Software: Computer programs that facilitate trading of financial products such as stocks and currencies. Software is usually provided by brokerage firms that enable their clients to trade financial products and manage their accounts.

Popular Stories

We Seed.com Closes, HowTheMarketWorks Offers Similar Stock Market Game Site

We Seed.com Closes, HowTheMarketWorks Offers Similar Stock Market Game Site

WeSeed.com, a stock market game for educators and their students, will officially close on August 31, 2013. HowTheMarketWorks.com, the largest stock market game for high school and…

HTMW Poll for Best Stock Of May

HTMW Poll for Best Stock Of May

We recognize that the process of educating yourself is BORING!!! But it is also the road to riches. There are no short cuts. …

Gold Investors Bloodied ! # @

Gold Investors Bloodied ! # @

On Friday, gold opened below the $1,550 resistance line which tripped a massive number of stop losses. That was just the beginning of the carnage.…

Quotes

Gallup Poll is Best Historical Market Indicator

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Actually, one of the better indicators historically of how well the stock market will do is just…

Investors have an Edge

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Investors operate with limited funds and limited intelligence: They do not need to know everything. As long…

To invest successfully over a lifetime

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To invest successfully over a lifetime does not require a stratospheric IQ, unusual business insights, or inside…

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Basic Information for Instructors

Basic Information for Instructors

Learn all the basics about the HTMW trading game. We want to help you feel comfortable with this easy to use trading game platform.…

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Best Practices for New Investors

Best Practices for New Investors

If I've learned anything in my decades of trading, I've learned that the simple methods work best. Those who need to rely upon complex stochastics, linear weighted…

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Teachers Lounge

Teachers Lounge

Chat with other educators about your problems, share lesson plans, learn about other instructor's experience and successes.…

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Create a Contest

Create a Contest

Create your own Stock Market Contest and invite your students to practice stock market trading.…

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Middle School Examples

Middle School Examples

Teacher lounge where other instructors leave their lesson plans and other tips how to launch a successful stock market class.…

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High School Examples

High School Examples

These are some lesson plans for high school teachers.…

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College Examples

College Examples

This is text for college instructions.…

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Investment Clubs

Investment Clubs

Ideas how to use HTMW Virtual Trading Game for your Investment Club.…