The just released Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor (DFP) for Q2 2018 forecasts that the number of worldwide announced M&A deals in 1H 2018 is expected to increase by up to 10% YOY compared to 1H 2017.
Novice or beginning investors soon realize there are different techniques for buying and selling securities. Following a specific technique defines the type of trader you are. Of the many variations, 3 trader types stand out – fundamental, momentum and technical.
Both retail and institutional investors have borrowed a record $642 billion to buy securities on margin only to see their portfolios take a hit when the Dow dropped more than 1,000 points recently.
Demo trading is a very popular way for would-be investors to learn how to buy and sell securities without risking their own money before they “learn the ropes.” Demo accounts are free and provide a real-time learning experience that supersedes the old-fashioned paper trading system in which traders wrote down entries and exits to test their trading methodology without risking funds.