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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis

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4:20 PM ET 04/29/16
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

These 10 dividend stocks have already passed Warren Buffett's fundamental muster. Do their technical stories match up?
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Merck will likely continue to sell off -- which will eventually lead to a lower-risk entry opportunity for patient investors.
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The broad stock market is turning lower as it faces a confluence of obstacles.
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Here are four stocks in a range of industries with charts pointing to continued technical momentum.
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It's time to unload these toxic stocks from your portfolio.
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After a high-volume loss, Home Depot is quite vulnerable.
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The tech-heavy Nasdaq lacks leadership, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 joins China’s Shanghai Composite in bear market territory. Here's how to trade based on charts.
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For patient GE investors, a catchup move will provide a much-needed confidence boost.
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The charts reveal areas of support and resistance for these two stocks.
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These under-$10 stocks are within range of triggering big breakout trades.
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