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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis


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12:20 PM ET 12/01/15
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.

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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

To make the most of a bullish turn in momentum in health care stocks, here is a technical look at five stocks to trade for gains.
12/1/15 11:15AM
These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher if they report positive earnings this week.
12/1/15 10:55AM
Bank of America and Wells Fargo have increased assets, Citigroup is unchanged and JPMorgan lost assets but remains the largest of the four, according to the FDIC.
12/1/15 10:50AM
These stocks rising on unusual volume are within range of triggering breakout trades.
12/1/15 9:16AM
Shares of Avago were above a technical 'golden cross' since June 2013, but have been consolidating since setting an all-time high in June. Here's how to trade the stock.
12/1/15 8:18AM
Dollar General, the discount retailer, entered 2015 above a technical 'golden cross,' though it is now under a 'death cross.' Here's how to trade the stock.
12/1/15 8:00AM
A bet on the departure of Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer could be a good technical risk/reward play.
12/1/15 7:18AM
Amazon shares appear to be on the verge of a healthy pullback.
12/1/15 6:44AM
Dr. Draghi and Fed Chair Janet Yellen both speak on Thursday as the euro looks to lose value once again.
11/30/15 5:11PM
Here's how to trade four of the most active stocks on the market right now.
11/30/15 3:18PM

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