Beginner Trading Strategies

Beginner trading strategies use the simplest indicators and approaches. It's often best to start out with the basics before employing more advanced techniques.

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Introducing the Bearish Diamond Formation
Keep It Simple and Trade With the Trend
Timing Trades With the Commodity Channel Index
Traders at the New York Stock Exchange
Top 5 Books for a Budding Professional Trader
Head and Shoulders Pattern
What Is a Head and Shoulders Chart Pattern in Technical Analysis?
Buy Limit Order
Buy Limit Order: Definition, Pros & Cons, and Example
Strategies for Trading Fibonacci Retracements
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MACD and Stochastic: A Double-Cross Strategy
Inverse Head and Shoulders
Inverse Head and Shoulders: What the Pattern Means in Trading
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How to Trade the Head and Shoulders Pattern
The Basics of Bollinger Bands®
Accumulation / Distribution Indicator (A/D)
Accumulation/Distribution Indicator (A/D): What it Tells You
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10 Steps to Building a Winning Trading Plan
Bearish Engulfing Pattern: Definition and Example of How To Use
Money Flow Index
Money Flow Index - MFI Definition and Uses
Trendline: What It Is, How To Use It in Investing, With Examples
Price Rate of Change (ROC) Indicator: Definition and Formula
Technical Analysis Strategies for Beginners
Point-and-Figure (P&F) Chart: Definition and How to Use in Trade
Business Planning
What Are Common Strategies for Using Volume Weighted Average Price?
Tenkan-Sen (Conversion Line): Formula, Calculation and Meaning
Displace Moving Average (DMA): What It Is, How Traders Use It
Double Exponential Moving Average (DEMA): Definition and Formula
Fibonacci Fan
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Moving Average Envelopes: A Popular Trading Tool
Kijun-Sen (Base Line)
Linearly Weighted Moving Average (LWMA)
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How Do I Create a Trading Strategy With Bollinger Bands® and the RSI?
DeMarker Indicator (DeM) Definition, Validity & Trading Strategy
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Fibonacci Channel
Oscillator of a Moving Average (OsMA)
Outside Days
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How to Build a Winning Range-Bound Trading Strategy
Golden Cross Pattern Explained With Examples and Charts
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Price Target: How to Understand and Calculate Plus Accuracy
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The Anatomy of Trading Breakouts
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What Are Double Bottom Patterns?
What Is a Doji Candle Pattern, and What Does It Tell You?
Trade Broken Trendlines Without Going Broke
Pivot Point: Definition, Formulas, and How to Calculate
Shooting Star
Shooting Star: What It Means in Stock Trading, With an Example
Top 4 Fibonacci Retracement Mistakes to Avoid
Bullish Engulfing Pattern
Bullish Engulfing Pattern: Definition, Example, and What It Means
Hanging Man Candlestick Definition and Tactics
All About Fibonacci Extensions: What They Are, How To Use Them
Trading With VWAP and MVWAP
Williams %R: Definition, Formula, Uses, and Limitations
How to Trade the MACD
Breakout: Definition, Meaning, Example, and What It Tells You
Bullish Harami: Definition in Trading and Other Patterns
DMI Points the Way to Profits
Average Directional Index (ADX): Definition and Formula
Morning Stars: How To Trade the Morning Star Candlestick Pattern
Descending Triangle: What It Is, What It Indicates, Examples
Overbought: What It Means and How To Identify Overbought Stocks
How Is the Parabolic SAR Used in Trading?
What Is Divergence in Technical Analysis and Trading?
Spinning Top Candlestick
Gravestone Doji: Definition, How to Trade It, and Example
Three White Soldiers Candlestick Pattern in Trading Explained