# Technical Analysis Basic Education

An introduction to technical analysis, a method of tracking chart patterns to discern price and volume trends, evaluate investments and identify trading opportunities.

Average Directional Index (ADX): Definition and Formula

Bollinger Bands®: What They Are, and What They Tell Investors

What Is a Paper Trade? Definition, Meaning, and How to Trade

Using Bullish Candlestick Patterns to Buy Stocks

Fibonacci and the Golden Ratio

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Notional Value vs. Market Value: What's the Difference?

How Is the Exponential Moving Average (EMA) Formula Calculated?

Arithmetic Mean: Definition, Limitations, and Alternatives

Average True Range (ATR) Formula, What It Means, and How to Use It

Bullish Engulfing Pattern: Definition, Example, and What It Means

Candlestick Chart Definition and Basics Explained

What is EMA? How to Use Exponential Moving Average With Formula

What Are Fibonacci Retracement Levels, and What Do They Tell You?

What Is a Head and Shoulders Chart Pattern in Technical Analysis?

What Is the Ichimoku Cloud Technical Analysis Indicator?

MACD Indicator Explained, with Formula, Examples, and Limitations

Moving Average (MA): Purpose, Uses, Formula, and Examples

On-Balance Volume (OBV): Definition, Formula, and Uses as Indicator

Relative Strength Index (RSI) Indicator Explained With Formula

Simple Moving Average (SMA): What It Is and the Formula

Stochastic Oscillator: What It Is, How It Works, How To Calculate

Trendline: What It Is, How To Use It in Investing, With Examples

Support and Resistance Basics

What Is the Arms Index (TRIN), and How Do You Calculate It?

What Is a Bear Trap?

Capitulation: What It Is in Finance and Investing, With Examples

Dead Cat Bounce: What It Means in Investing, With Examples

Death Cross Definition: How and When It Happens

Golden Cross Pattern Explained With Examples and Charts

Price Target: How to Understand and Calculate Plus Accuracy

How to Calculate the Beta of a Private Company

Bar Chart: Definition, How Analysts Use Them, and Example

RSI Indicator: Buy and Sell Signals

How to Draw Fibonacci Levels

How to Calculate the Bid-Ask Spread

Retracement vs. Reversal: What's the Difference?

Simple vs. Exponential Moving Averages: What's the Difference?

Relative Strength Index vs. Stochastic Oscillator

Moving Average, Weighted Moving Average, and Exponential Moving Average

52-Week High/Low: Definition, Role in Trading, and Example

Accumulation/Distribution Indicator (A/D): What it Tells You

Aroon Indicator: Formula, Calculations, Interpretation, Limits

Backtesting: Definition, How It Works, and Downsides

Darvas Box Theory: Definition and Role of Nicolas Darvas

Descending Triangle: What It Is, What It Indicates, Examples

What Is Market Sentiment? Definition, Indicator Types, and Example

Money Flow Index - MFI Definition and Uses

Momentum Investing

What Oversold Means for Stocks, With Examples

Pivot Point: Definition, Formulas, and How to Calculate

Price Rate of Change (ROC) Indicator: Definition and Formula

Resistance Level: Definition, Example, Vs. Support Level

Smart Beta

Stochastic RSI -StochRSI Definition

What Is the Support Level of a Stock, and How Do You Trade It?

Three Black Crows Definition and How to Use the Pattern

What Is a Triple Bottom Chart in Technical Analysis?

Williams %R: Definition, Formula, Uses, and Limitations

Introduction to the Parabolic SAR

Time Value of Money: Determining Your Future Worth

How to Profit From the Bollinger Squeeze

The Difference Between Fast and Slow Stochastics

Trading Divergence and Understanding Momentum

Peak-and-Trough Analysis

Logarithmic Price Scale vs. Linear Price Scale: What's the Difference?