Chart Professor: Now Look at the Technical Indicators

The Chart Professor is back! And this time he's talking technical indicators. So watch the video above for your first lesson on what they are and why you need them to make money!
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The Chart Professor is back!

Bruce Kamich, RealMoney's in-house technical analyst, a.k.a. The Chart Professor, walks us through the concept of technical indicators and why they are an integral part of your chart analysis.  

Technical indicators bascially are mathematical calculations that are based on the price, volume, or open interest of a security or contract.

"They are derivatives of the price action and look at prices and volume from the marketplace," says Kamich.

He gives us a preview of four popular indicators:

  • Moving Averages
  • Relative Strength Index
  • Moving Average Convergence-Divergence (MACD)
  • On-Balance-Volume

So watch the video above for your first lesson on technical indicators.

And for a refresher on the charts we have previously talked about, check out the links below:

Be sure to follow Kamich on Twitter 

@brucekamich

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