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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis

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2,077.42 14.31 (0.69%)
4:20 PM ET 07/01/15
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.

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

Occidental Petroleum broke below a narrow consolidation pattern Wednesday, opening the stock up to more downside.
7/2/15 7:00AM
Here's a technical look at how to trade some of the biggest stocks on Wall Street right now.
7/2/15 6:00AM
There may be a long opportunity, but the short-term setup is there today and the longer-term setup is close to triggering this week.
7/1/15 2:15PM
The pros have been selling these stocks recently. Should you sell them too?
7/1/15 12:51PM
All 10 sector exchange-traded funds are showing technical reasons why it might be time to start selling.
7/1/15 12:19PM
Insiders at these companies are scooping up shares of their own stock lately.
7/1/15 12:06PM
New key monthly levels on technical charts indicate that the stock market won't see new highs this month.
7/1/15 11:01AM
Technical analysis shows the air is thinning rapidly in the biotech sector.
7/1/15 9:30AM
ConAgra is beginning to look tired, and future upside for the stock is limited.
7/1/15 8:00AM
For patient Applied Materials investors, a very low-risk buying opportunity will present itself as shares begin to pierce the $18.70 area.
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