Top 7 Technical Analysis Tools

AAA

Introduction

Indicators are used as a measure to gain further insight into to the supply and demand of securities within technical analysis. Those indicators (such as volume) confirm price movement, and the probability that the move will continue. The Indicators can also be used as a basis for trading, as they can form buy-and-sell signals. In this slideshow, we'll take you through the second building block of technical analysis, and explore oscillators and indicators.

Nothing contained in this publication is intended to constitute legal, tax, securities, or investment advice, nor an opinion regarding the appropriateness of any investment, nor a solicitation of any type. The general information contained in this publication should not be acted upon without obtaining specific legal, tax, and investment advice from a licensed professional.

  1. No results found.
Related Articles
  1. Trading

    Exploring Oscillators and Indicators

    Find out how to use these technical analysis building blocks.
  2. Financial Advisor

    Pivot Points

    Learn more about this technical indicator and how you can use it as a predictive tool.
  3. Trading

    How To Build A Trading Indicator

    Wondering how people like Elliott and Gann built their famous trading tools? Learn the basics of constructing an indicator.
  4. Trading

    Introduction to Types of Trading: Technical Traders

    Learn about the different traders and explore in detail the broader approach that looks to the past to predict the future.
  5. Trading

    Debunking 8 Myths About Technical Analysis

    Investopedia exposes a few common myths about technical analysis.
  6. Trading

    Using Technical Indicators To Develop Trading Strategies

    Unfortunately, there is no perfect investment strategy that will guarantee success, but you can find the indicators and strategies that will work best for your position.
  7. Investing

    How to Use Trading Indicators Effectively

    Careful and effective use of technical indicators can improve your odds of finding an investment’s best entry and exit points.
Hot Definitions
  1. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  2. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  3. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  4. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  5. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  6. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
Trading Center