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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis


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4:20 PM ET 10/02/15
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

Detailed technical analysis shows that Goldman Sachs' (GS) recent selloff is over and that the stock will rally into the end of November.
10/2/15 1:07PM
It's time unload these toxic stocks from your portfolio.
10/2/15 9:37AM
These stocks look ready to break out and trade higher from current levels.
10/2/15 9:16AM
Technical analysis shows that stocks are poised for a multiweek bounce that will begin next Tuesday if not sooner. Will you be ready for it?
10/2/15 8:16AM
SanDisk stock may be beginning to leave behind a major bottom.
10/2/15 7:53AM
Lowe's and Home Depot began outperforming the S&P 500 index around this time last year. Lowe's may still be able to outperform.
10/2/15 7:51AM
You can trade the volatility of housing and banking industries using three exchange-traded funds, but these are not for the long-term investor.
10/2/15 5:55AM
IBM is drifting lower and is becoming vulnerable to further downside.
10/1/15 2:15PM
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.
10/1/15 1:32PM
Given neutral to negative technicals for all sectors, investors should continue to employ the strategy of selling on strength.
10/1/15 1:30PM

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