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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis


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4:34 PM ET 10/07/15
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

A pullback for Microsoft will create a low-risk entry opportunity for patient investors.
10/7/15 1:35PM
These were lots of reasons not to buy this stock ahead of earnings, if you read the charts.
10/7/15 11:11AM
The four 'too big to fail' banks have been lagging the market over the last few trading sessions and face technical 'death crosses.' Here's how to trade them.
10/7/15 9:48AM
Domino's Pizza (DPZ) is about to announce earnings, and technical analysis shows that its shares could pop on the news.
10/7/15 9:18AM
BB&T, Fifth Third, PNC Financial, Regionals, SunTrust, U.S. Bancorp and Zions are in correction territory.
10/7/15 8:37AM
Insiders at these companies have been scooping up shares of their own stock lately.
10/7/15 8:30AM
Detailed technical analysis suggests you should pick up shares of Biogen (BIIB) in order to profit from the coming rally in the stock.
10/7/15 8:26AM
Marathon Oil stock is a bit extended in the near term, but is setting up well for a continued run.
10/7/15 7:54AM
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.
10/6/15 3:00PM
These stocks trading for under $10 a share are within range of triggering breakout trades.
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