A dividend is a variable payment from a company to its shareholders. We touch on dividends here.
Other Trading Basics
An approach to trading where traders take the opposite view and therefore the position of the retail participants in a market.
Technical analysts use repeatable chart patterns to try to spot changes or continuations in participant sentiment.
After-hours trading involves buying or selling securities outside of specified trading hours.
However, trading after hours may offer less liquidity, as fewer traders are operating at these times and spread betting firms may offer wider spreads as fluctuations can occur during these times.
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