Wall Street Basics & Terms

Ep 53: How the Federal Reserve (FED) & Interest Rates Move the Stock Market

September 17th, 2015

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Hey! It’s Sasha Evdakov it’s September 17th and welcome to the Rapid Recap. This week's lesson is how the Federal Reserve or also known as the FED and interest rates move the stock market.

Now I love doing these Rapid Recaps because I feel like you get so much knowledge, information and insight about the markets because when I first started trading it was not any of this YouTube going on there wasn't a lot of videos in fact the internet was a lot less bandwidth. I remember still when I had to use dial up to connect to the internet.
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Ep 47: Stock Market Trading at the END & BEGINNING of the Month

July 30th, 2015

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Hey it’s Sasha Evdakov it is July 30th 2015 and welcome to the Rapid Recap. This week in the Rapid Recap we're going to be covering the lesson of extreme Stock Market Trading at the END & BEGINNING of the Month.

That’s the key point for the lesson for this week and if you haven’t joined us before on the Rapid Recap we usually do a discussion about some stocks, some common stocks and then we'll go in detail with a little bit of a lessons.

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Ep 25: 80/20 Concept when it Comes to Stock Trading

February 19th, 2015

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Welcome to the Rapid Recap, I’m Sasha Evdakov and today is February 19th 2015 so today we’ll cover the 80/20 concept and we'll also talk about some stock insights. In this Rapid Recap we're going to cover probably about 10 to 11 stocks and later on we’ll post some critical charts as well and we’ll probably cover about 20-25 charts in there.

After viewing the Rapid Recap you might get an insight of why I post more charts in the critical charts than I do in the Rapid Recap and a lot of that has to do with this 80/20 concept, the 80/20 percent. For those of you that don't know about it, we’ll get into detail and how this applies to stock trading.

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What is Pump and Dump in the Stock Market?

November 11th, 2014

Purchasing a stock that's being pumped up by hype is going to give you a recipe for disaster...

Pump & Dump Concept

What does the Pump & Dump concept mean to you when it comes to your trades? More importantly, what does Pump & Dump mean?

It means that a group, entity, or person is pumping up the stock then selling it once the price is higher. They are looking to exit their position.

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Why the Market Hates a Strong Dollar

October 21st, 2014

I want to share with why the market hates a strong dollar, and what you really need to know about dollar movement...

How Dollar Plays into Stock Market

You need to understand how the dollar plays into the stock market.

The stock market has a lot of companies that deal business internationally. The U.S. dollar is typically used as a 'safe haven' or reserve currency for these international countries.

If their currency begins to go bad, they may stockpile more of our currency – they are always watching the U.S. dollar. Our currency is considered the ‘place to be’ and is very stable.

The U.S. dollar is used as a safe haven to companies that deal business internationally. As the stock market goes up in terms of a strong dollar, business becomes more expensive and business and pricing exchange become more difficult overseas.

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Why is the Stock Market Always Right?

July 8th, 2014

When I break things down, I usually like to look at things in terms of what is being said, what does it mean, and what does it mean to me. I heard that the market was always right in my early years of training but I never understood what the premise behind the phrase really meant.

It wasn’t until a lot later that I really understood this concept and the true meaning behind it. Let’s take for example any chart that you pick, the market is coming together as a living breathing thing, and every tick that you see out there is an agreement on price that has happened. It has occurred.

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What is the Pattern Day Trade Rule? (PDT)

April 1st, 2014

What is the Pattern Day Trade Rule?

Pattern Day Trade rule also known as PDT is in place to protect the beginner traders. It is important to know this rule if you have less than $25,000 in your bank account or trading account and you are an active trader.

The rule states if you are an active trader, meaning if you make 4 or more trades in a 5 day period, then you will be stuck in your fourth trade place. Therefore you won’t be able to make any more trades until your early trades are cleared.  For example, if you made two trades on Monday, one on Tuesday, and one on Wednesday, you won’t be able to make a trade on Thursday; therefore, if the market is crashing, you will be stuck in that place.

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What Should You Start Trading First? Stocks, Options, Commodities, Forex?

March 25th, 2014

Stocks, Options, Commodities or Forex?

It really comes down to personal preference. Personally, I started with the stock market and prefer it as a starting place for beginners.

Stocks have a lot more liquidity, they are easier to understand and it’s easier to get in/out of them.

Options are my second choice because you can leverage and make more from your money or trade larger stocks for fewer yields. Basically, it allows you to control more of the expensive stocks.

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