Technical Analysis In Day Trading – An Exhaustive Index Of Terms [Updated Resource]

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What Is Technical Analysis?

Technical analysis uses charts & graphs to analyse patterns in market data to predict future trends.

Many traders speculating on commodities and other instruments use technical analysis when trading with CFD, Forex and OTC brokers.

Here's our exhaustive guide to technical analysis.

Bands

Candlesticks

Chart Patterns

  • Double Bottom – Breakout of upside resistance, uses support &
    resistance concepts.
  • Double Top
  • Flag – Continuation pattern, breakouts above consolidation or breakouts
    below support.
  • Head & Shoulders – Prices might fall below support created by left shoulder and head.
  • Support & Resistance – Support is an area where historically buyers have stopped further price decreases, resistance is where sellers typically stop further price increases.
  • Triangles

Doji Candlesticks

Exponential Charts

Fibonacci Charts

Index Charts

Linear Regression

Moving Averages

Oscillators

Price Movements

Stochastic Indicators

Volatility

Volume Indicators

Additional Technical Indicators

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