Stock Market Guide

How do stock markets relate to day trading? This section includes examples of popular stocks, how stocks are traded, and the day-trading restrictions that may apply.
Young businesswoman drinking coffee consults laptop in office
What Is a Clearinghouse?
Image shows how to protect yourself against stock market crashes. Don’t give in to the temptation to sell your stocks Keep a diversified portfolio of stocks, bonds, and commodities Invest in gold
What Not to Do If the Stock Market Crashes
Man working at desk
What Is a Trading Halt?
Planner Organizer Date Events Schedule Concept
How Would Historical Stock Market Returns Have Impacted You?
Man in suit reading book in library
The 9 Best Stock Market Books of 2021
Businesswoman holding glasses looks at paper beside laptop
What Is Payment for Order Flow?
Image shows a woman at a desk with 3 desktops, one laptop, and an ipad, all displaying various charts and graphs indicating stock market performance. "What are the best times to trade the stock market? 9:30 to 10:30 AM ET is often the best hour of the day for trading - it offers the biggest moves in the shortest amount of time. 3 to 4 PM ET offers similar opportunity."
The Best Times of the Day, Week, and Year to Buy and Sell Stocks
Man wearing earphones working on laptop
What Is a Short Interest Ratio?
A photo illustration of a woman in business attire contemplating day trading tips.
How to Day Trade With Less Than $25,000
stock index
Should You Invest in a Total Stock Index Fund or S&P 500 Index Fund?
Young traders analyzing computer data
How Did the 2020 Stock Market Crash Compare With Others?
Causes of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
Male advisor meeting with a woman to discuss financial plan
What Is a Bear Market Rally?
Young Woman Planning In Mind, Using Smartphone At Cafe
What Is Market Capitalization?
Hand holding a pen over the stock section in the Newspaper
The Nature of the Stock Market and How Stocks Are Issued
Woman working on laptop
What Is the Russell 3000 Index?
A young woman with long hair is seated at a desk and looking at a monitor.
What Is the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)?
NASDAQ building
Nasdaq: What It Stands for, Crashes, Bubbles, Impact
Evaluating their income and expenditure
Preferred vs. Common Stock: Which One Should You Choose?
Businessperson holding an umbrella and smartphone texting in the rain.
Why You Should Invest in the Stock Market
Finding Digital Solutions
Learn How to Start Trading With These Step-By-Step Instructions
Businesswoman in office with smartphone and diary, looking worried
Here's What Would Happen if the Stock Market Didn't Exist.
man looking at stock information on computer
Leverage Your Investments With Stock Options
Will the Next Stock Market Crash Cause a Recession?
This Financial Trick Could Trigger the Next Financial Crisis
Young guy looking at heat maps on his laptop.
5 Super-Cool Stock Market Maps
Frustrated Investor on Telephone
Tips on How to Deal With Losses in the Stock Market
Woman using her phone while sitting in front of a laptop in a bar
What Is Rule 10b5-1?
Businessman using a tablet to watch a video
The Greatest Movies for Stock Market Investors
Financial diagram with candlestick chart used in stock market
Find Futures Market Expiration Dates
Woman looking at stock trade options on a computer monitor
What Is Bats Global Markets?
Man watering a money tree as a simile for growing his investments.
How to Be Successful Trading on the Stock Market
Various views of past stock market performance.
5 Diverse Ways To Look At Stock Performance
stock broker
What Agencies Regulate the Stock Market?
A business women checking stock charts on a mobile device. Technology and work on the go.
Bonds Versus Stocks? Which Is Better for You?
close up of bear and bull figureines
U.S. Stock Bear Markets and Their Subsequent Recoveries
Close-up of $100 bills
What Is Earnings per Share?
a stock market candlestick chart showing the movement of a a diversified company
What Are the Most Diversified Companies?
The Biggest Market Crashes and Corrections in History
Young casual businessman wearing glasses is sitting in front of his notebook holding his head pondering over his work. Office equipment and another computer is in front of him.
What to Do When the Stock Market Is Down
The Summer Doldrums in the Stock Market
Are the Summer Doldrums a Real Phenomenon?
A young woman is seated at a desk surrounded by monitors displaying data, she is contemplating in this dark, moody office.
Warning Signs of the Next Stock Market Crash
Woman sits in front of stock market monitors while holding a pen
What the Best Investors Do When They’re Worried About the Market
Stock Market
Market Internals Take the Pulse of the Stock Market
Investor analyzing stock market investments with financial dashboard on smartphone and computer screens
Discover the Secret to Stock Market Success
woman checking stocks on her smartphone
The 5 Mistakes Keeping You From Getting Rich in the Stock Market
Stock Market Charts Are Useless
Reasons Stock Market Charts Are Practically Useless
Man at his desk in front of three monitors engaging in low-risk stock investing
Take a Look at Low-Risk Stock Investing
Professional businessperson standing against contemporary city street
3 Tips for Succeeding in the Stock Market
financial and coin stock market charts
How Stock Indexes Are Calculated
Analyzing stocks on digital graph
Get Tips on How to Deal With Downturns and Upturns in the Stock Market
level II market data on S&P 500 SPDR
Level I vs Level II Market Data Subscription
Stock illustration
Breadth Indicators Help Investors Follow the Money in and out of Markets
What is volatility?
How to Find the Winners in the Stock Market.
Illustration of a man walking on a downward trending graph line like a tightrope walker
How Rising Global Interest Rates Impact International Stock Markets