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Justin

Justin Kuepper is an experienced financial writer, web developer and active trader specializing in global macro situations. In addition to Mitre Media, he writes for About.com's International Investing section, Investopedia.com, Emerging Growth Corp., and other select publications on a freelance basis.

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Event-Driven Trading Strategy 101

There are a number of different strategies that active traders use to profit in the financial...

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Dividend Capture Strategy Explained

Many investors are drawn to dividend stocks because they provide a steady stream of income to...

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Understanding Andrews' Pitchfork and How to Use It

Andrews’ Pitchfork was developed by the renown educator Dr. Alan H. Andrews using the...

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Understanding Pivot Points and How to Trade Them

Pivot points are support and resistance levels that technical analysts use to pinpoint potential...

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A Trader's Guide to Sentiment Indicators

Most long-term investors focus on a company’s growth and valuation when making decisions. By...

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Beginner's Guide to Sector Rotation

Most investors are familiar with the cyclical nature of the markets. While everyone loves a good...

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The Visual Guide to Bearish Reversal Patterns

Candlestick patterns provide great insights into market psychology without the subjectivity...

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The Visual Guide to Bullish Reversal Patterns

Most traders fall into one of two categories: Those following the trend and those trying to...

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Bear Call Spread Options Strategy Explained

Stock options provide traders with a great way to speculate on future price direction in a way...

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Bull Call Spread Options Strategy Explained

Stock options provide a great way for traders to protect their underlying stock positions or...

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Protective Put Options Strategy Explained

Successful investors are just as concerned with managing risk as they are with maximizing...

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying on Margin

The popular adage “it takes money to make money” couldn’t be truer on Wall Street....

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130/30 Strategy Explained

Many hedge funds use long-short strategies in order to profit in both rising and falling equity...

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A Trader's Guide to Scalping

Traders are often classified based on their trading frequency into various categories, such as...

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Merger Arbitrage Trading Strategy Explained

Mergers and acquisitions often produce spectacular short-term returns after they’re announced. By...

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Ultimate Guide to the Mass Index

The Mass Index is a measure of volatility that can be extremely helpful in identifying reversal...
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Ultimate Guide to the Coppock Curve

The Coppock Curve is a momentum indicator introduced by Edwin “Sedge” Coppock in an October 1965...
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Ultimate Guide to the McClellan Oscillator

Traders have access to hundreds, if not thousands, of technical indicators designed to help...
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Everything You Need to Know About Market Breadth Indicators

Traders have literally thousands of different tools available to help them discern market...
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A Trader’s Guide to Understanding Business Cycles

Predicting the stock market is notoriously difficult, but there are some well-defined and...
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Using E*Trade: An Unofficial Guide

Traders have many different choices when choosing an online broker, with each option providing a...
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Using TradeStation: An Unofficial Guide

Traders have many choices when selecting a broker platform, ranging from simplistic online...
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Do You Know Your Trading Order Types? A Foolproof Guide

Imagine losing more than $660,000 in less than 30 seconds! In January 2014, a professional trader...
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What Are Stock Options?

Suppose that you own a stock that has done pretty well over the past few years, but you believe...
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7 Rules Every Contrarian Investor Must Follow

“The time to buy is when there’s blood in the streets.” – Baron Rothschild
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Technical Analysis: A Beginner's Guide

“The illusion of randomness gradually disappears as the skill in chart reading improves.” – John...
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Binary Options: The Ultimate Guide

Options are notoriously difficult to value given their flexibility, but certain types of options...
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Options 101: American vs. European vs. Exotic

Options provide traders with a valuable tool to gain or limit exposure to a particular asset...
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Definitive Guide to Interest Rate Futures

The futures market enables traders to speculate on price movements by agreeing to purchase an...
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Futures Quotes: An Introduction

Futures contracts obligate buyers to purchase and sellers to sell an asset at a predetermined...
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Stock Market Futures: Looking at All of the Options

Equity index futures are cash-settled futures contracts that traders use to either hedge their...
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10 Market Indicators Every Trader Watches

Traders use a variety of different ratios and indicators to evaluate individual securities or the...
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Top 50 Twitter Accounts Traders Should Follow

Twitter has become a powerful force in the world of finance. Several academic studies have found...
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Backtesting Tools and Tips

Backtesting is an essential practice for anyone looking to develop automated trading systems....
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Trader University

Fundamental Analysis and Stock Trading

“Price is what you pay; value is what you get.”
– Warren Buffett paraphrasing Benjamin Graham

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5 Examples of Exotic Options

Exotic options are--as their name implies--more complicated than commonly traded vanilla options....
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10 Relics that Only Traders Can Appreciate

The financial markets have rapidly evolved over the past couple hundred years, particularly with...
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Pre-Market Quotes: What They Are and What They Mean

Most traders and investors are familiar with the famous opening and closing bells at the New York...
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Trader University

How to Read Stock Charts: 10 Things Every Trader Should Know

Traders rely on stock charts more than any other single type of analysis. With a vast amount of...
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What Is High Frequency Trading?

High frequency trading (“HFT”) is a type of algorithmic trading that uses technology to rapidly...
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What Is Algorithmic Trading?

Algorithmic trading accounts for approximately half of all U.S. equity trading volume, according...
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Trend Trading 101

Trend trading is arguably the most popular style of trading, since traders are naturally inclined...
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Ultimate Guide to Fibonacci Trading

Leonardo Fibonacci is widely considered to be the most influential Western mathematician of the...
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5 Indicators that Foretold the 2008 Crash

Traders have access to countless tools designed to help predict future price movements, ranging...
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12 Google+ Pages Every Trader Should Follow

Google+ has become a large competitor in the social networking space following its launch in June...
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What Is Elliott Wave Theory?

Ralph Nelson Elliott was a professional working in various accounting and business roles until he...
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Forex Trading 101

The currency market is the largest and most liquid market in the world, with over $5 trillion...
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What Is Day Trading?

The term day trading often evokes images from the movie “Wall Street” or, more recently, “The...
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What Is a Penny Stock?

Most investors trade stocks that are worth between $10.00 and $100.00 per share on stock...
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A Brief History of Penny Stock Chaos

Penny stocks represent the “Wild West” of investing in many cases, with loosely regulated...
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50 Blogs Every Serious Trader Should Read

Financial blogs can provide a great source of information for both new and veteran traders,...
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Ten Commandments of Futures Trading

Futures were originally created to help farmers hedge against changes in the prices of their...
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Ten Commandments of Options Trading

While most investors hold mutual funds, ETFs, stocks and bonds, sophisticated investors have...

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