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Technical Analysis For Traders

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 brokers. Here’s our exhaustive guide to technical analysis.

Index Of Technical Analysis Pages

  • Bollinger Bands – Playing the Bollinger Bands, BB breakouts, and option volatility strategies.
  • MACD – How it’s constructed, moving average crossovers, MACD histogram, & divergences.
  • Stochastics – Oversold and overbought areas, as well as interpreting stochastic price divergences.
  • Relative Strength Index – Overbought/ oversold indicator, RSI divergences.

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Most Popular Candlestick Chart Pattern Articles

  • Candlestick Basics – If the closing price is above the opening price, then candlestick is bullish.
  • Doji – A doji formation is a sign of indecision, neither bulls nor bears can take control.
  • Bearish Engulfing – When new highs are rejected and the bears push prices below yesterday’s low.
  • Bullish Engulfing – When new lows are rejected and bulls push prices above yesterday’s high.

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Most Popular Classical Chart Pattern Articles

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

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Technical Indicators

Candlestick Patterns

Chart Patterns

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