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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

Keep these under-$10 stocks on your breakout trading radar.
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If you've ever heard market analysts discussing technical analysis and technical trading, and weren't entirely sure what they meant, allow TheStreet's Jim Cramer to explain.
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Netflix appears to be stabilizing near support, which is an encouraging sign for investors.
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These stocks under $10 are within range of triggering breakout trades.
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The predicted path of the S&P 500 for the next couple of weeks suggests you should sell stocks soon.
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Oracle has taken a beating in the past few months, but the stock could be gearing up for a healthy recovery.
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Twitter might have some fundamental concerns, but the stock's technicals are indicating it might be a good time to buy.
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Dollar General reported positive earnings Dollar Tree, not so much. Both stocks are close to losing 10% of their value. Here's how to buy on weakness and sell on strength.
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These three major defense stocks set all-time highs last month and stayed out of correction territory at the August 24 flash crash lows.
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For investors with a certain level of knowledge about options trading, the synthetic long position can offer solid opportunities.
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