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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis

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2,104.20 -21.86 (-1.03%)
4:39 PM ET 05/26/15
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.

Helene Meisler's charts can help you make money in any market -- because success in technical analysis is independent of market conditions. It's about using charts to find opportunities as stocks move up or down. In other words, you don't need stocks to go up to succeed. In Top Stocks, Helene puts her 20+ years of experience in technical analysis to work for you. Using her rigorous, forward-looking stock screening methodology, she assesses at least 200 stocks a day and emails you only the ones that make the final cut as her "top picks." Whether you are a sophisticated trader, or a novice wondering what technical analysis is all about, you can take advantage of Helene's time-proven approach and her action-oriented analysis of technical indicators pertaining to market trends and market sentiments. Try it now. Get a 14-Day Free Trial.

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

Technical Analysis Basics & Indicators

Technical Analysis Trade Ideas

These under-$10 biotech stocks are within range of triggering breakout trades.
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When a stock makes a large-percentage move, it is often just the start of a new major trend -- a trend that can lead to huge profits.
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For patient Ross Stores investors, a continued drift lower could provide a very low-risk buying opportunity.
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What Deere's stock chart means for your portfolio.
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As the stock indexes continue trading near all-time highs, there are many cracks under the surface.
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These three stocks are looking to break through resistance and power higher next week.
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These stocks look ready to break out and trade higher from current levels.
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CVS is poised for a breakout following yesterday's high-volume move.
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The S&P 500 might be showing signs of life, but these individual stocks are toxic to your portfolio.
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