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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.

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

After the conclusion of the FOMC meeting the stock market resumed its bubble-like features.
12/17/14 5:31PM
These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher on any positive catalyst.
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Insiders buy their own shares when think the stock is a bargain and has tremendous upside.
12/17/14 11:40AM
The market's roller coaster started lower, then up 247 points before closing lower again. Apple and Coca-Cola are among the stocks to buy this week.
12/16/14 5:39PM
Must-see charts for FedEx show better-than-expected earnings and holiday deliveries may be priced into an overbought stock.
12/16/14 1:58PM
Dollar-denominated income stocks are the place to be as the calendar gets ready to flip to 2015.
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You only need to find a few of these stocks in a year to juice your portfolio returns.
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What the hedge funds were chasing and buying a few short weeks ago has now switched to selling those same issues
12/15/14 5:39PM
Holiday shoppers swipe their credit cards though omnipresent VeriFone devices. Here’s how to trade the stock.
12/15/14 11:17AM

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