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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

In the short term, money is to be made investing in CSX -- though not in the long term.
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Tesla has been in full retreat since its Sept. 21 spike high, but the stock looks ready to turn in the other direction.
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Wells Fargo stock declined from its all-time high set on July 23 to a technical 'death cross' in correction territory before reporting earnings.
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General Electric (GE) shares have made substantial gains over the past two weeks. Now it's time to take profits.
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Recent recommended options trades on Anheuser-Busch and Ruby Tuesday lost money. Both involved long calls. Here's what smart traders can learn from them.
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These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher if they report positive earnings this week.
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Bank of America has been a turnaround story of the financial crisis, but the stock has stalled since the beginning of 2014.
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The technical setups in these five mid-cap stocks are showing solid upside potential right now.
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The indicator that preceded the 2010 Flash Crash just spiked to its highest level ever. How accurate is this indicator, and how big is the downside risk?
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With gold getting stronger, there could be an opportunity to buy long -- but you have to time it right.
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