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Important lessons covering how to invest in stocks, and what other investment options you have, including Funds, ETFs Cash, Forex, and Bonds.

Is The Stock Market Overvalued? The Data Says Yes!

According to the Shiller PE Ratio, the US stock market is currently 19.2% overvalued compared to its 200-month moving average. Currently, the PE ratio of the S&P 500 is 31, and the 10-year average is 26.

The Best CANSLIM Stock Screener & How To Find CANSLIM Stocks

The best CANSLIM stock screeners to accurately find growth stocks are Stock Rover for US investors and TradingView for international traders. Stock Rover has 3 pre-built CANSLIM screeners, and one is available for free. 

Reverse Stock Splits Explained & How to Profit From Them

Reverse stock splits are typically undertaken by companies seeking to boost their stock price by reducing the number of outstanding shares. Often seen as a sign of weakness, it attracts short-sellers attempting to profit from statistically proven future price declines.

What is Stock Float: How to Find, Calculate & Trade Float

Stock float is the number of shares available to trade in the public market. This includes all shares held by institutional and retail investors and restricted stock owned by insiders. Float can impact a stock's trading volume, price movements, and volatility. 

Earnings Per Share: EPS Growth & Acceleration In Investing

EPS or earnings per share is a measure of profitability. It tells investors how much profit a company makes for each share of its stock. The higher the EPS, the more profitable the company is.

What is Capital Stock? Examples & Use In Research

Capital stock, also called authorized shares or authorized capital, is the maximum number of shares a company can issue to shareholders. A corporation's charter declares the number and type of stock it can issue, so no more than this amount can be issued.

What is CANSLIM Investing & Does It Work? I Test It!

CANSLIM is an active investment strategy that utilizes specific screening criteria such as earnings, market leadership, product innovation, institutional ownership, and stock price trends. These key criteria play a vital role in the process of stock selection.

10 Best Stock Screeners [2023]: Tested & Rated

Our testing shows the best stock screeners are Stock Rover, TradingView, Portfolio 123, and Finviz. Stock Rover is the best strategic stock screener for US investors. TradingView is the best stock scanner for global markets. Trade Ideas is the best AI-powered stock scanner for day traders.

Stock Market Heat Maps: 8 Best Free Heatmaps Tested 2023

Our research shows the best stock market heatmaps are TradingView, Finviz, Finscreener, and Stock Rover. TradingView is visually stunning and covers all stock, forex, and crypto exchanges, Finviz provides a world view heatmap with drill-downs, and Finscreener excels at interactive US heat map charting.

How to Find the Best Dividend Growth Stocks: 5 Step Strategy

To find the best dividend growth stocks, we need to screen for specific criteria. Find stocks with a 10+ year history of growing dividends, a sustainable payout ratio, 5-year sales growth over 4%, and a margin of safety greater than 0.

5 Proven Ways To Find The Best Cheap Stocks to Buy...

The best ways to find cheap stocks are by using future earnings, asset valuation, discounted cash flow, fair value, and the margin of safety. Do not look at stock price alone to assess if a stock is undervalued; stock price is only useful in combination with other criteria.

Investing vs. Trading: Strategies & Tools Explained

Investing is a long-term strategy for wealth accumulation through buying and holding assets. Conversely, trading involves frequent buying and selling of securities to exploit market fluctuations for quick profits.

Efficient Market Hypothesis vs. Random Walk Explained

The difference between the Efficient Market Hypothesis and Random Walk is that the former suggests that all available information is already incorporated into a stock's price, whereas the latter states that current prices are completely independent of past performance.

Creating the Best Dividend Stock Screener: 4 Strategies & Criteria

Our research shows you how to create the best dividend stock screener; you must decide on a high-yield, safe, or dividend growth strategy. Next, choose our tested criteria for your screener, like payout ratio, yield, and coverage.

Stock Market Beginner’s Guide [2023 Elite Investor Edition]

Understanding stock market basics is a crucial first step for beginners. Understanding exchanges, indexes, buy-and-hold, and diversification is a good start. Risks, rewards, and goals are key to a solid foundation. Finally, charts, patterns, and indicators are the investor's toolbox.

P/E Ratio: Use the Price to Earnings Ratio Like a Pro...

The Price to Earnings Ratio is a commonly misunderstood calculation for determining a company's relative value. The PE Ratio is only useful for comparing companies in the same industry with similar business models. It should not be used to compare radically different businesses.

How to Calculate Dividend Yield & Triple Your Profits

To calculate dividend yield, divide the stock's annual dividend per share by the stock's current market price. The dividend yield increases as share prices drop, so to triple your yields, buy stock price panic crashes.

Finding High-Yield Dividend Stocks: 3 Tested Strategies

To find high-yield dividend stocks requires scanning for key criteria such as dividend yield, growth, payout ratio, and EPS. A safer and more profitable strategy will incorporate value investing criteria like margin of safety and price to sales.

7 Strategies to Find the Best Value Dividend Stocks

Our research combines criteria for selecting value stocks and dividend-paying stocks to create seven strategies for finding under-valued dividend stocks. We include the exact criteria to use and a step-by-step guide to implementing them into a stock screener.

What is a Stock Split and How to Trade It?

In a stock split, a company divides its existing shares into multiple shares to increase liquidity. A reverse stock split combines several shares into one to reduce outstanding shares.

Our Best Training & Strategies

Liberated Stock Trader Pro: Learn Stock Market Investing

Learn stock market investing with the complete online stock trading course by Barry D. Moore, a certified financial analyst from the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA).

ETF Investing Strategy: MOSES Improves Performance & Lowers Risk

The MOSES ETF investing strategy is a powerful suite of indicators meticulously backtested over 100 years. Designed to empower you to outperform the market, it equips you with the tools to navigate major stock market crashes and unlock greater investing performance.

Our Strategy Beat the Stock Market’s S&P 500 By 102% In...

Decades of research and testing unveiled the Liberated Stock Trader Beat the Market System. Our 9-year, backtested, and proven strategy targets 35 financially healthy high-growth stocks, producing a track record of beating the S&P 500 by 102%.