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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis


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4:36 PM ET 06/01/15
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

Where Clorox is concerned, boring is as good as bearish. The short- and long-term technicals are boring.
6/1/15 2:15PM
After several months of hitting lower lows, Procter & Gamble is overdue for a rally higher.
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According to the FDIC's Quarterly Banking Profile for the fourth quarter of 2014, the four 'too big to fail' banks are still too big.
6/1/15 12:09PM
The Dow and Russell 2000 have neutral weekly charts, S&P 500 is positive but overbought, Nasdaq is positive and Dow Transports is negative. Here's how to prepare for a correction.
6/1/15 12:08PM
Boeing has been one of the best names in the Trifecta portfolio, consistently outperforming the market.
6/1/15 11:09AM
Here are some guidelines on how to capitalize on the volatility in Treasurys, oil, gold and U.S.dollar.
6/1/15 8:54AM
The stock should go lower, according to technical patterns, offering a better entry point.
6/1/15 8:01AM
Here's a technical look at how to trade some of the market's most active stocks.
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What's not to like about the company's short-term chart in a choppy market? The bulls are buying. Should you?
5/29/15 2:15PM
Here's a technical look at how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market right now.
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