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Technical Analysis

An Introduction to Technical Analysis

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4:40 PM ET 02/12/16
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

Qualcomm may have finally reached a significant low.
2/12/16 2:40PM
U.S investors are ignoring the 4.8% plunge of the Nikkei 225 Friday. Here are technical charts for the 3 major U.S. markets.
2/12/16 10:47AM
BB&T, U.S. Bancorp and three other components of the KBW banking index have the same problems as the 'too big to fail' institutions, but with less global exposure.
2/12/16 8:28AM
It's time to unload these toxic stocks from your portfolio.
2/12/16 7:42AM
For patient Facebook investors, the area near this week's early lows should be viewed as a low-risk buy zone.
2/12/16 7:08AM
When a stock makes a large-percentage move, it is often just the start of a new major trend -- a trend that can lead to huge profits.
2/12/16 6:44AM
These stocks looks ready to break out and trade higher from current levels.
2/12/16 6:04AM
AIG is extending its breakdown ahead of earnings, which will eventually lead to a buying opportunity.
2/11/16 3:21PM
Technical analysis tells us not to be short, as the largest corrective bounce since the December high should begin this week.
2/11/16 1:18PM
These stocks trading for less than $10 a share are within range of triggering big breakouts.
2/11/16 10:13AM

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