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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis


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10:15 AM ET 02/10/16
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

Fed Chair Janet Yellen appears before Congress Wednesday and Thursday at a time of stock market turmoil.
2/10/16 9:24AM
Comprehensive technical analysis shows that shares of Goldman Sachs (GS) are about to crash. Have you taken steps to shield your portfolio from the damage?
2/10/16 8:52AM
Netflix is beginning to show signs of stabilization after three weeks of pain
2/10/16 6:56AM
Cramer is bullish on Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and the former Google for the long term but expects short-term pain first.
2/9/16 7:24PM
Don't listen to market pundits telling us not to panic because the selloff will be contained. Technical analysis warns of a third major crash since 2000.
2/9/16 11:21AM
Here are two longs and two shorts to watch in this topsy-turvy market.
2/9/16 10:29AM
Apple is the best of breed among the former momentum stocks that have dropped into bear market territory.
2/9/16 9:08AM
The weekly charts show the movement in the exchange-traded funds that track bonds, gold, oil and the dollar.
2/9/16 8:14AM
The 2016 Bear Market continues unabated. However, the markets are due for a bounce higher within a Bearish Trend
2/9/16 8:09AM
Now that nobody wants to own anything commodity-centric anymore, maybe it's time to give these beaten-down stocks a second look.
2/9/16 6:21AM

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