Charts & Patterns

  1. Fisher Transform

    The Fisher Transform is a technical indicator created by J.F. Ehlers that transforms prices into a Gaussian normal distribution. ...
  2. Envelope Channel

    An Envelope Channel is a series of technical indicators used to create a price channel with lower and upper bounds.
  3. Worden Stochastics

    The Worden Stochastics indicator represents the percentile rank of the most recent closing price compared to all of the other ...
  4. Herrick Payoff Index

    The Herrick Payoff Index tracks price, volume, and open interest to identify potential trends and reversals in futures and ...
  5. Random Walk Index

    The Random Walk Index is a technical indicator that compares a security’s price movements to random movements in an effort ...
  6. Price Zone Oscillator

    The Price Zone Oscillator is a technical indicator that measures whether the most recent closing price is above or below ...
  1. Trading Session

    A trading session is a period of time consisting of one day of business in a financial market, from the opening bell to the ...
  2. Daily Trading Limit

    The daily trading limit is imposed by the exchanges in order to protect against extreme volatility or manipulation within ...
  3. Currency Day Trading System

    A currency day trading system is a set of analyses that a forex day trader uses to determine whether to buy or sell a currency ...
  4. Active Trading

    Active trading is the buying and selling of securities with the intention of holding the securities for no longer than one ...
  5. Round-Trip Trading

    Round-trip trading attempts to inflate transaction volumes through the continuous and frequent purchase and sale of a particular ...
  6. Outside Days

    Outside days are days where a security's price is more volatile than the previous day as evidenced by a higher high and a ...
  1. Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval - EDGAR

    The electronic filing system created by the Securities and Exchange Commission for the purpose of increasing efficiency and ...
  2. Oppenheimer's Ari Wald on the Tech Sector

    Head of Technical Analysis at Oppenheimer & Co. Ari Wald shares his favorite chart.
  3. Bag Holder

    An informal investment term used to describe an investor who holds a position in a stock which decreases in value until it ...
  4. Mrs. Watanabe

    The archetypical Japanese housewife, who seeks the best use of her family’s savings. Though historically risk-averse, Mrs. ...
  5. Weak Longs

    Refers to a type of investor who holds a long position but is quick to exit that position at the first sign of weakness. ...
  6. Which is better a cash dividend or a stock dividend?

    The purpose of dividends is to return wealth back to the shareholders of a company. There are two main types of dividends: ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Collateral

    Property or other assets that a borrower offers a lender to secure a loan. If the borrower stops making the promised loan ...
  2. Risk-Return Tradeoff

    The principle that potential return rises with an increase in risk. Low levels of uncertainty (low-risk) are associated with ...
  3. Racketeering

    A fraudulent service built to serve a problem that wouldn't otherwise exist without the influence of the enterprise offering ...
  4. Aggregate Demand

    The total amount of goods and services demanded in the economy at a given overall price level and in a given time period.
  5. Fixed Cost

    A cost that does not change with an increase or decrease in the amount of goods or services produced. Fixed costs are expenses ...
  6. Blue Chip

    A blue chip is a nationally recognized, well-established, and financially sound company.
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