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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis

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At its core, technical analysis is the study of the market itself, rather than the goods that trade in the market, in determining the investment-worthiness of a security. While fundamental analysts worry about a company's business attributes, technicians are primarily concerned with price and volume and with the supply and demand attributes that impact shares.

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The links below provide an introduction to technical analysis as well as trading ideas.

Technical Analysis Basics & Indicators

Technical Analysis Trade Ideas

These stocks look poised to break out and trade higher from current levels.
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Here's how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market today.
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Here's how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market today.
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These stocks rising on unusual volume are within range of triggering breakout trades.
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Often when above-average volume moves into an equity, it precedes a large spike in volatility.
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This technical analysis for Hewlett-Packard looks at daily and weekly charts and provides value levels at which to buy and risky levels at which to sell.
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These under-$10 stocks look ready to break out and trade higher from current levels.
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Apple is still cheap right now, and there's still time to buy -- for now.
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