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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.

Helene Meisler's charts can help you make money in any market -- because success in technical analysis is independent of market conditions. It's about using charts to find opportunities as stocks move up or down. In other words, you don't need stocks to go up to succeed. In Top Stocks, Helene puts her 20+ years of experience in technical analysis to work for you. Using her rigorous, forward-looking stock screening methodology, she assesses at least 200 stocks a day and emails you only the ones that make the final cut as her "top picks." Whether you are a sophisticated trader, or a novice wondering what technical analysis is all about, you can take advantage of Helene's time-proven approach and her action-oriented analysis of technical indicators pertaining to market trends and market sentiments. Try it now. Get a 14-Day Free Trial.

The links below provide an introduction to technical analysis as well as trading ideas.

Technical Analysis Basics & Indicators

Technical Analysis Trade Ideas

Yield-sensitive equities like utilities and real estate investment trusts are feeling the pinch as the market falls.
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Here's how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market right now.
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Here's how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market right now.
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Many Wall Street observers have called for a crash or end to this bull market.
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Many stocks fell to unrealistic low levels during the Flash Crash of May 6, 2010, and many trades were canceled, but a notable low price for P&G remains.
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The stock market as measured by the Dow 30, S&P 500, Nasdaq, Dow Transports and Russell 2000 sank on Cinco de Mayo due to higher U.S. Treasury bond yields.
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Insiders at these companies have been scooping up shares of their own stock lately.
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A little more retracement in price should make for a very attractive long position in this semiconductor stock.
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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.
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Japan's Nikkei 225 index may see a significant correction if the Bank of Japan decides against additional quantitative easing.
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