When markets are volatile it is better not to trade. Cash is a position and in cash you outperform a down market.
Markets for the past 6 months have been very volatile and good trades have been difficult to find. – What strategies do I trade in this market?
Paper trade refers to using simulated trading to practice trading strategies without actual money being involved. It can be done hypothetically by simply keeping track of positions but it is much more beneficial to use a stock market simulator, one that has the look and feel of an actual stock market.
Uncertainty becoming certain in this current market and once it is gone it will present trading opportunities.
Success in trading and investing comes from doing your own homework or research. Many investors do not do any research and simply trade by reading others stock recommendation lists.
Buy the dip is a valid trading strategy and it has worked well over the last couple of years, so is there any difference this year or this dip? The main difference this year is that the indexes are going now where? We have seen big dips and big rallies but overall the markets are stuck in a sideways trend.