Stock chart patterns are the visual cues that emerge from historical stock price data, providing traders insight into existing supply and demand for the stock. Studying the underlying patterns or shapes in a stock chart can aid in evaluating the momentum (uptrend/downtrend), support and resistance of the stock. The next few posts will look at…

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Timothy Stobbs, the author of the book Free at 45 – How to Retire Early and Happy (link), may be better known to you as the blogger behind Canadian Dream – Free at 45.  Tim recently completed his book project and contacted me to help spread the word with a review.  I must admit that…

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A stock chart is a graphical illustration of historical stock prices that aids in gauging the price movement of the stock over time. There are four main types of stock charts available to the typical day trader or investor. These charts vary in complexity and are used depending on the details sought. The available types…

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I’ve often written about financial products in the past, reviewing various offerings and comparing the competition.  However, I’ve never written a summary post of what I think are the best financial products out there for Canadians. Mind you, I realize that everyone has different needs, but for me, low cost and high value are the…

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Over the past couple of years, a group of bloggers have enlisted in a friendly competition as to who can pick the best stocks for the year.   This time around, I was a little less aggressive and picked well known names that appeared to be relatively undervalued at the beginning of the year.  My top…

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