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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

These stocks are seeing big volume today. Here's how to trade them from here.
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Here's a look at how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market right now.
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CME is trading at fresh October lows and is headed even lower before a buying opportunity will develop.
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General Electric (GE) shares should move higher soon, technical analysis suggests. Here are some options strategies you can use to profit from the coming move.
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Technical analysis shows shares of gold-mining companies are getting closer to a multiyear rally, but they're likely to put in one more low before they truly shine.
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Here's a technical look at how to trade some of the biggest stocks on Wall Street.
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After a test of our 2009 bull market support lines, the market continues higher.
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EMC will need to pull back soon, which will create a buying opportunity in the stock.
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These stocks look ready to break out and trade higher from current levels.
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Johnson & Johnson needs a healthy weekly chart to offset a negative daily chart.
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