Stocks

 

What’s Hot lists the hot stocks that are performing well. What’s Hot will give the investor an idea of stocks that are performing better than all other stocks. This is important to know as it can provide opportunities to invest in stocks already performing well.

 

What’s Not list is a list of stocks that have performed worse than other stocks competing for investing dollars. Whether you are looking for a stock to buy on the What’s Hot list of top performing stocks or if you are looking for stocks to short sell on the What’s Not list, these resources are extremely valuable before an investing decision is made.

 

Ten year notes are debt instruments with a 10 year maturity. Generally the 10 year note would have a lower interest rate than a longer term bond such as the 30 year bond also known as the long bond. The 10 year note is guaranteed by the full faith and creditworthiness of the US government.

 

Five year notes are debt instruments issued by the Treasury of the US Government. Interest rates are generally lower than notes and bonds of longer duration such as the 10 year notes and the 30 year bond.

 

Two year notes are debt instruments issued by the Treasury of the US. Two year notes generally have lower interest rates than longer notes and bonds such as the five year note, ten year notes, and thirty year bonds.

 

Volume leaders are stock issues have the greatest trading volume. Knowing the volume of trading for a particular stock equity is important to know whether the trading volume is going up or going down. Checking the volume leaders page let’s you know the most popular stocks trading.

 

Price volume page is important as it tells us the stock and it’s symbol as well as whether the price is up or down. Price volume also tells us the money changing hands. The security may be a stock or an exchange traded fund or ETF.

 

Percent advances lists the securities or stocks that have experienced the greatest price increase based on percentage. Percent advances are important because it shows the actual change in the price relative to the stocks previous price. Percent advances and percent declines can often give the investor a more realistic view of potential returns based on recent stock activity.

 

Price advances tells us the actual increase in price in comparison to it’s previous price on a daily basis. Price advances is in direct opposition of course to price declines. Price advances are important to watch so you can track performing stocks before you invest. Bookmark this page as a reference before investing.

 

Percent declines list stocks with the largest declines based on a percentage of where the stock began at the close of the previous trading session. Online stock traders may have the opportunity to trade almost around the clock so it is important to know when the trading session began so you can get an accurate read on the percent declines or the percent advances.

 

Price declines are important to watch although may not give as accurate a read on a stock as percent declines would be. Price declines show the actual dollar and cents loss in comparison to the previous trading session close.

 

Exchange Traded Funds or ETF s provide  an opportunity for investors to invest in a very specific market rather than a sector such as a mutual fund provides. Often ETF s are for the investment in commodity related assets or firms dealing with commodity futures. ETF popularity has exploded averaging growth of over 40% per year in terms of dollars invested where traditional mutual funds over the same period have increased by only 5%.

 

 
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