Level II Stock Quotes

Using stock quoting systems can help you achieve more success with your stock trading, but to get the most benefit from them you need to choose the right system for your investments. Some may provide too little information, while others may provide too much information that will only distract you and take you off course.

Level II stock quotes are one of those quoting systems that provide a lot of information, but this information can be useful if you are into day trading or trading penny stocks. These quotes allow you to track the buying and selling by market makers, wholesalers and electronic communication networks. By following some of these players you may get signals that will help you get a better feeling of the future stock price of certain markets.

These quotes will also provide you with the ask price, highest bid and the size of the order. This can help you track increased or decreased interest in a particular area. It is important to note that this quote only shows specific things like highest bid or lowest ask, but it doesn’t necessarily show prices for the whole order. Continue reading

Penny Stock Quoting Systems

While you can get your stock quotes online or in the paper if you want to be successful at trading penny stocks you will need to check stock prices more often then after the market bell at the end of the day. Instead you may want to look into penny stock quoting systems to provide you with more up-to-the-minute quotes and further capabilities.

There are a few different levels of quotes with different degrees of detail and other functionality. Level I stock quotes are similar to the information you get on the news, while Level III stock quotes include quotes on stocks as well as the ability to execute trades and send out a notice that trades were executed.

Since the price of penny stocks can change so quickly and so frequently throughout the day, the more information and capability you have with stock quoting systems the better chances of your success with penny stock trading. This is an already tricky market so all the tools you can find to help can make a big difference. Continue reading

Penny Stock Trading Update

Along with some extensive revisions to my current articles on Penny Stock Brokers, the OTC Market, and Stock Quoting Systems, I have some big news about Penny Stock Trading. We are now up and running on our new domain http://OnlinePennyStockTrading.org. All of our comprehensive guides are now on this new domain and we have more to come soon. This is a cleaner and more appropriate domain without that goofy dash in the domain name.

Even with a sluggish economy there are still plenty of opportunities in this particular market. This is a great time to be a micro cap stock investor if you have knowledge of the basics and a few good resources to help you. Continue reading