Charts, Patterns & Technical Indicators

  1. Make Fashion A Part Of Your Portfolio

    Just as clothing manufacturers and retailers try to strike it rich with the latest trend, traders are sifting through the ...
  2. Be Aware Of The Hindenburg

    This indicator can protect your profits from going into a tailspin.
  3. How To Trade Rising Beef Prices

    After a lull in early August, beef prices are set to rise again. Here's advice on how to place some bullish bets.
  4. Four Stocks For Range Traders

    These four stocks are locked in ranges, offering low risk and high reward opportunities if the ranges continue.
  5. Lagging Lumber Prices Hammer Timber Stocks

    Divergence between the share price of major timber companies and the spot futures price of the lumber continuous contract ...
  6. The Four Biggest Dividend Yields on the NYSE

    Dividends don't get as much attention during a bull market, yet with yields like these they should. Here are the four largest ...
  7. The Most Volatile Stocks Intra-Day

    Four of the most volatile stocks intra-day on the Nasdaq and NYSE.
  8. Overbought Or Oversold? Use The Relative Strength Index To Find Out

    The Relative Strength Index comes in handy when identifying areas that are potentially overbought or oversold.
  9. The Odd Lot Theory: Betting That Small Investors Are Wrong

    The odd lot theory is a largely discredited proposition that small investors are usually wrong and that doing the exact opposite ...
  10. Understanding the "Hanging Man": The Optimistic Candlestick Pattern

    A hanging man is a candlestick pattern that hints at the reversal of an uptrend. The candlestick is recognizable by a small ...
  11. Use The McClellan Oscillator To Measure Market "Breadth"

    How broad is the market? And, once we answer that question, how can we use that answer to our advantage?
  12. Stocks with the Strongest Uptrends

    Four stocks that trending very strongly, and have market caps over $7 billion.
  13. How To Use The Chaikin Oscillator To Your Advantage

    How best to reconcile increasing or decreasing volume with price fluctuations? No one has a definitive answer, but Marc Chaikin ...
  14. Bullish And Bearish MACD Crossovers

    Two stocks with bullish MACD crossovers, and two stocks with bearish MACD crossovers.
  15. Parabolic SAR Sell Signals

    Strong selling on October 8 sent major indexes below support indicating the downward correction is continuing. Parabolic ...
  16. A Primer On The MACD

    Learn to trade in the direction of short-term momentum.
  17. What's In Store For These Stocks With Unusually High Volume?

    For these four stocks with recent usually high volume, the overall technical picture will be used to help gauge in which ...
  18. Stocks With Multiple Tops: Breaking Higher or Lower?

    These four stocks have bumped up against a resistance level multiple times, but haven't broken out. Like a wound up spring, ...
  19. Stocks With Bullish MACD Crossovers

    One of the most popular trading indicators is the MACD, and right now it's flashing a bullish signal in these four stocks.
  20. Parabolic SAR Buy Signals

    The Parabolic SAR indicator is flashing "buy" in these four diverse stocks. Not simply relying on one indicator though, I ...
  21. Opportunities In Volatility Near Historic Lows?

    The CBOE Volatility Index hit its lowest level since 2006 on March 14. The low at 11.05 on the index coincided with a high ...
  22. Support And Resistance Basics

    Understanding the concept of Support and Resistance in trading can drastically improve your short-term investing strategy. ...
  23. The Most Volatile Stocks With Volume For Short-Term Traders

    Looking for big daily moves with volume that makes it easy to get in and out. Here are four of the most consistently volatile ...
  24. Bearish MACD Crossovers With A Positive Twist

    These stocks are exhibiting bearish crossovers in their MACD readings, indicating potential short-term weakness, but also ...
  25. The Basics Of Money Flow

    Learn how this indicator uses both price and volume to record a more complete picture of price action.
  26. Significant Marubozu Candlesticks

    This candlestick pattern can signal a big move, especially if it occurs in the right context. With the context right and ...
  27. Rising Trend Channel Breakouts - Acceleration Or Top?

    These stocks have been within rising trend channels, but recently have broken the trend channel to the upside. Such a breakout ...
  28. Channeling: Charting A Path To Success

    Find out how to build these charts showing buy, sell, stop-loss and take-profit points, and even estimate length of trade. ...
  29. An Introduction To J-Charting

    Learn about a technical tool that's based on the view that markets are energetic systems.
  30. Bullish Engulfing Candle In An Uptrend

    These four stocks are in uptrends that recently had a bullish engulfing candlestick pattern.
  31. Stocks With Hammer Candlestick Patterns

    These four stocks may have reached their bottoms.
  32. Continuation Patterns: In-Depth Look At Triangles

    We take a closer look at ascending and descending triangles to help traders predict the ultimate breakout direction.
  33. Continuation Patterns: Introduction To Triangles

    The three types of triangle continuation patterns look different, yet provide similar information. Find out how.
  34. Continuation Patterns: Rectangles and Pennants

    Flags and pennants indicate direction of activity of the prevailing trend. Learn how.
  35. Continuation Patterns: An Introduction

    Those random movements in the charts actually form patterns. Learn the basics of what these patterns are.
  36. Introduction To Counterparty Risk

    Unlike a funded loan, the exposure from a credit derivative is complicated. Find out everything you need to know about counterparty ...
  37. On-Balance Volume: The Way To Smart Money

    This momentum indicator was designed to predict when major market moves would occur.
  38. Building A Watchlist Of Breakout Candidates

    Four stocks that could break out with some help from the market.
  39. Discovering Keltner Channels and the Chaikin Oscillator

    It's time to acquaint yourself with some lesser-known yet effective technical indicators.
  40. Biotech Stocks Ready Ready To Break Out

    Biotech Stocks Ready Ready To Break Out
  41. Discovering the Absolute-Breadth Index and the Ulcer Index

    It's time to acquaint yourself with these lesser-known yet effective technical indicators.
  42. 4 Cup and Handle Patterns To Watch

    These stocks have set up in this classic pattern, suggesting that they could break higher.
  43. Simple Vs. Exponential Moving Averages

    These technical indicators help investors to visualize trends by smoothing out price movements.
  44. Candlestick Charts

    A candlestick chart contains a lot of useful information in a simple form, learn how to read one here.
  45. Candlestick Charting: Perfecting The Art

    Take a look at continuation patterns and how they can confirm or deny trends.
  46. 4 Stocks Struggling Against Overhead Supply

    When a stock drops below a base, it is usually retail traders caught holding the bag, and they will often try their best ...
  47. Continuation Patterns - Part 2

    Take a closer look at triangles, which appear in ascending, descending and symmetrical forms.
  48. How do I calculate forex pivot points?

    Pivot points are used by traders to predict support and resistance levels in the current or upcoming session. These support ...
  49. Moving Averages

    Discover one of the most reliable indicators in technical analysis and learn how to incorporate it into your trading routine. ...
  50. Analyzing Chart Patterns

    Learn how to evaluate a stock with a few easy-to-identify patterns.
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