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Playing IPOs (Initial Public Offerings)

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Elroy Bicking
When IPOs were a hot item, we were always asked,"How do I get in on one?" To be certain, you need to know about this sort of play since the returns can be enormous.In an IPO, shares which will be publicly traded on open exchanges are made available to the public.Every company has shares, but until the registry and filings are complete they are not publicly tradeable.Usually a significant brokerage firm will"underwrite" or do the homework and history legwork involved in procuring shares, i...

Positive Net Cash

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Elroy Bicking
Every investor's objective is to find undervalued investment and then sell it when it reaches fair value.To locate the fair value of a common stock, we will need to predict the gains generated by the inventory over a time period.This prediction might not be accurate.After all, nobody can know the future with 100% certainty.When things suddenly turn ugly, investors will need to safeguard themselves against capital losses...

The Importance of Gross Profit Margin

Posted on August 16, 2018 by Elroy Bicking
To locate the fair value of a common stock, we will need to ascertain the net profit generated by a firm.Dissecting income statement provides us the actions required to locate net profit.One of the critical part of income statement is gross profit.What's gross profit? Gross profit is the profit obtained after subtracting all variable costs with revenue.For a retail company, it's the difference between the selling price of a product and the price the company bought the merchandise...

Trading Stocks Without Emotion

Posted on July 6, 2018 by Elroy Bicking
To exchange without emotional involvement.It's a must, and yet it's virtually impossible.Certain things in life only bring out emotion, like making decisions which impact your financial outlook.There are two things which make this uniquely harder for dealers, than for non-traders.One is, we're going to be more involved in our fiscal well-being than non-traders.Some people would even say our priorities are out of whack, and maybe they're right...

Effective Method to Trade with the Trend

Posted on June 8, 2018 by Elroy Bicking
Ever wanted to know an established approach to monitor the trends and create the trend of this market your own friend?Here is how you can do so:1.Find a brief term moving average.Use 20 days simple moving average2.Locate a longer term moving average.Use 65 days simple moving average.Start looking for a"golden cross" to denote market trending up to purchase if the 20 days simple moving average crosses over the 65 days simple moving average...