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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 are some of the biggest-volume stocks on the market today. Here's how to trade them.
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Market pullbacks can be opportunities while other times they can show if the risk is longer than just one day. Cyber security stocks are in the latter category.
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Here's a technical look at how to trade some of the biggest stocks on the market today.
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The stock has been beaten down, and a positive earnings report on Wednesday could be grounds for a rally.
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While investors focus on Greece, the Shanghai Composite has lost nearly 30% of its value in 14 trading sessions.
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Wal-Mart is approaching an important technical level that could be an anchor in any potential Greek storm
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That is what technical charts for the five major U.S. stock indexes indicate.
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The rise in yields is overdone, and the downside for gold approaches an uptrend. Oil has a negative weekly chart as the euro heads for a negative weekly chart.
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Technical analysis shows that China's stock market is headed for a big selloff.
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After four straight losses last week, United Technologies will likely consolidate in the very near term. But further declines are on the way.
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