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Glossary of Technical Analysis Terms



-Glossary of Technical Analysis Terms: A
Alpha-Beta Trend Channel: The Alpha-Beta Trend Channel study uses the standard deviation of price variation to establish two trend lines, one above and one below the ...
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Bollinger Bands: Bollinger Bands plot trading bands above and below a simple moving average. The standard deviation of closing prices for a period equal to the moving ...
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Candlestick Charts: Method of drawing stock (or commodity) charts which originated in Japan. Requires the presence of Open, High, Low and Close price data to be drawn. ...
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Demand Aggregate: The Demand Aggregate is used similarly as the Demand Index but adds Open Interest as a consideration in the formula. In its simplest terms, the system ...
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Elliott Wave: Elliott wave theory goes beyond traditional charting techniques by providing an overall view of market movement that helps explain why and where certain ...
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Fibonacci Ratios and Retracements: They can be applied both to price and time, although it is more common to use them on prices. The most common levels used in ...
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Gann Square: The Gann Square is a mathematical system for finding support and resistance based upon a commodity or stock's extreme low or high price for a given ...
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Haurlan Index: This indicator is calculated daily from the plurality of NYSE advances over declines. There are three components of the Haurlan index: Short Term, Long ...
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Kagi Chart: Like Candlestick and Renko charts, Kagi charts come from Japan and were made popular in the USA by Steve Nison. Kagi charts display a series of connecting ...
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MACD (Moving Average Convergence/Divergence): The MACD is used to determine overbought or oversold conditions in the market. Written for stocks and stock indices, MACD can ...
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Norton High/Low Indicator: The Norton High/Low Indicator uses results from the Demand Index and the Stochastic study and is designed to pick tops and bottoms on long term ...
-Glossary of Technical Analysis Terms: O
On Balance Volume (OBV): OBV is one of the most popular volume indicators and was developed by Joseph Granville. Constructing an OBV line is very simple: The total ...
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Parabolic (SAR): The Parabolic is a Time/Price system for the automatic setting of stops. The stop is both a function of price and of time. The system allows a few days ...
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Randow Walk Index: This indicator is defined as the ratio of an acutal price move to the expected random walk. If the move is greater than a random walk, and thus a trend ...
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Stochastic: The Stochastic Indicator is based on the observation that as prices increase, closing prices tend to accumulate ever closer to the highs for the period. ...
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Time Cycles: Some analysts believe that price analysis alone only offers half the information needed for successful trading. The other part is time, more exactly time ...
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Volume Accumulation: This volume indicator addresses some of On Balance Volume's shortcomings and was developed by Marc Chaikin. Where OBV assigns all of a day's volume ...









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