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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis

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4:32 PM ET 05/02/16
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

As an important earnings report approaches, Tesla's four-week pullback is approaching a very solid support zone.
5/2/16 1:45PM
These charts show that Apple has no lower to go. Up is the only way and now may be the time to buy. Here's why.
5/2/16 1:27PM
Here's a technical look at how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market right now.
5/2/16 1:19PM
These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher if they report positive earnings this week.
5/2/16 12:41PM
Despite its pullback last week, the S&P 500 remains in an uptrend, while gold has broken out of a multimonth consolidation.
5/2/16 12:12PM
These stocks are within range of triggering big breakout trades.
5/2/16 9:56AM
Is it time to sell in May and go away or should you consider Apple a value stock and hold for the long term?
5/2/16 9:44AM
The 'sell in May' phenomenon typically has a fundamental element to it. That's likely going to work against Amazon.
5/2/16 9:27AM
Should you be trading these health care stocks? Let's look at the technical charts.
5/2/16 9:20AM

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