Technical Analysis

The interpretation of market activity using technical analysis provides hints to the investor as it tries to predict the future behavior of the stock price. Generally speaking, the technical investor will use a combination of price, volume and time-sensitive technical indicators to maximize their profits. Technical analysis employs models, strategies and trading rules based on price and volume changes, such as the relative strength index, moving averages, oscillators, price correlations, business and stock market cycles and classically, through recognition of known chart patterns.

Technical Indicators

Technical indicators are usually functions of open, high, low and closing prices, trading volume and input parameters. As a result technical indicators usually provide a value that helps anticipate future changes of stock price. Below you may find descriptions of some of the popular technical indicators as well as their calculations, interpretations and practical examples.

Moving Averages
Bollinger Bands
Envelopes
Volume
Relative Strength Index
Fast Stochastic Oscillator
Slow Stochastic Oscillator
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD)
Moving Average Oscillator
Accumulation/Distribution
On Balance Volume
Williams %R

You may plot these and other technical indicators using Stock Predictor

 

 

 

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