A series of articles intended to provide improved awareness of investing in the stock market.

It might seem strange to talk about the details of placing a trade before many other topics leading up to this point. I thought it be good if we talked about the details needed to place a good trade first. It will set the stage for what information we will be looking for when we analyze a particular opportunity.

Michael Welch is a trained market investor in foreign exchange, futures, equities, commodities and options. He is planning educational investment workshops during the year as fundraisers for the Marysville Historic Depot.