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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

Oversold can always get more oversold, but it's also an area from which a stock can experience a powerful bounce higher if the sellers have become exhausted.
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Bearish momentum continues after an inside bar signal on the British pound to U.S. dollar exchange rate.
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These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher if they report positive earnings this week.
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Shares of Constellation Brands have soared since June 2012, but demand for booze may have been slowed by the weakening global economy.
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As we approach the end of the year, it's time to focus on the momentum movers and leave everything else alone.
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Here's how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market.
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Here's a look at how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market today.
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Often when above-average volume moves into an equity, it precedes a large spike in volatility.
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Keep these stokcs rising on unusual volume on your breakout trading radar.
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These tech stocks are within range of triggering breakout trades.
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