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Technical Indicators

  1. How to identify the ascending tops of a security or indicator?

  2. How is the Average Directional Index (ADX) calculated and what is the formula?

  3. What are the most common strategies for using the Absolute Breadth Index (ABI)?

  4. What are the main signals traders use from an Advance/Decline ratio?

  5. Why is the Close Location Value (CLV) important for investors and traders?

  6. What is the Aroon indicator formula and how is the indicator calculated?

  7. What does a Bullish Homing Pigeon pattern tells a trader?

  8. Why is the Bullish Belt Hold useful for traders?

  9. Why is the Bullish abandoned baby pattern important for traders?

  10. How do I create a trading strategy with Bollinger Bands® and the MACD?

  11. Where do traders place orders when they identify ascending triangles?

  12. How can traders profit from a death cross pattern?

  13. What does it mean when an index or stock exhibits a death cross?

  14. How do I identify descending tops of a security or indicator?

  15. What is the Directional Movement Index (DMI) formula and how is it calculated?

  16. How do I identify divergence on a security?

  17. How do traders interpret a Downside Tusuki Gap pattern?

  18. What are common trading strategies when identifying a Downside Tusuki Gap pattern?

  19. What is the difference between a doji and a dragonfly doji?

  20. What are the most important trading signals used with the Absolute Breadth Index ...

  21. How do traders interpret a Dragonfly Doji pattern?

  22. How do I create a basic trading strategy with a Chaikin Oscillator?

  23. How does count analysis work and why is it useful for traders?

  24. What are the main trading signals of the Aroon oscillator?

  25. What are common trading strategies when identifying a Dragonfly Doji pattern?

  26. What are the main trading signals on the Accumulated Swing Index?

  27. What trading opportunities do Broadening Formation patterns give to traders?

  28. Are Bollinger Bands® useful for analyzing highly volatile securities?

  29. What trends and data influence after-hours traders the most?

  30. What are some common traits of undervalued stocks?

  31. What are the best indicators for evaluating technology stocks?

  32. What technical indicators can I use to find undervalued stock?

  33. What's the difference between Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) and Money Flow Index (MFI)?

  34. What's the difference between on-balance volume (OBV) and accumulation/distribution?

  35. What's the difference between moving average and weighted moving average?

  36. What's the difference between Bollinger Bands® and Keltner Channels?

  37. What is the McGinley Dynamic?

  38. What's the difference between consumer confidence and consumer sentiment?

  39. Given the below information, all of the following statements are FALSE regarding ...

  40. What is the Coppock curve?

  41. What is the difference between return on equity and return on capital?

  42. A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, ...

  43. What is the difference between fast and slow stochastics in technical analysis?

  44. What technical tools can I use to measure momentum?

  45. What is relative strength?

  46. Use the following information about a customer’s margin account to answer the question.

  47. What is the difference between a simple moving average and an exponential moving ...

  48. How is the Parabolic SAR used in trading?

  49. What is the "random walk theory" and what does it mean for investors?

  50. What is the difference between a logarithmic price scale and a linear one?

  51. What is the put-call ratio and why should I pay attention to it?

  52. What do the bracketed numbers following a technical indicator mean?

  53. How are moving averages used in trading?

  54. How do I calculate forex pivot points?

  55. What is Fibonacci retracement, and where do the ratios that are used come from?

  56. Would a slow stochastic be effective in day trading?

  57. Where do I place my target when the price of a stock breaks out of a technical chart ...

  58. What do you call a candlestick with no shadows, and what does it mean?

  59. I keep hearing about the 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving averages. What do they ...

  60. Why does a crisis in emerging markets cause U.S. Treasury yields to decrease?

  61. Does a strong trend (ADX > = 40) cause an increase in volatility?

  62. What do the different colored candlesticks mean?

  63. What is a gatekeeper?

  64. What is the pitchfork indicator that I keep hearing about, and how do I use it?

  65. What does it mean to use technical divergence in trading?

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