What Does “Hold” Mean in Stocks?

Transactions drive stock market successes and failures. Financial analysts earn their living by suggesting the best times to execute on a stock market transaction. To that end, they issue “ratings” that argue whether it’s the right time to buy or sell shares in a certain commodity. But along with “buy” and “sell,” analysts also issue…


You Ask, I Answer | Learn to Navigate the GorillaTrades Site | Gorilla Trades

GorillaTrades’ Founder and CEO, Ken Berman, takes the time to personally address a subscriber’s question in this brief video. The Gorilla addresses a variety of topics, with the goal of providing GorillaTrades subscribers with a better understanding of the system, and ultimately, improving their overall returns. There are new features being added constantly, and this is just one of…


What Are the 11 Sectors of the Stock Market?

The stock market is big. The world’s major stock exchanges offer shares for anywhere between 2,000 and 8,000 different businesses at any given time. With so many businesses and companies in the Wall Street mix, it only makes sense that someone should take the time out to sort them all. Thankfully, someone did just that…


What Does a Cup and Handle Mean in Stocks?

Reading stock charts is a great skill for a novice investor to develop. It can help you decide when to buy into positions that will yield the most profit. But simply buying into a growth stock that’s had a reliable upward trend for a few months isn’t necessarily a good idea. All companies experience cycles…


How to Make Money in a Bear Market

The stock market has proven to be resilient over the years, but like life itself, it’s subject to ups and downs. Some financial experts predict difficult times in the coming months. This tends to generate anxiety about the beginning of a “bear market” — loosely defined as a period when prices in the stock market…


Dividend vs. Growth Stocks: What Are the Differences?

Why do people invest in the stock market? To try to earn a profit, of course! But there are different ways to go about that. Some investors look for companies that are long-time safe havens — you buy your shares, the company grows dependably, and it rewards its shareholders with a portion of its earnings…