is Technical Analysis Charting
or technical analysis is the use of numerical series generated
by market activity, such as price and volume traded, to
predict future trends in that market. The techniques can
be applied to any market with a comprehensive price history.
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Point & Figure Charts? - Point & Figure (P&F)
charts are one of the simplest and clearest ways to determining
the best time to buy and sell shares. The P&F system
represents one of the oldest approaches to share market
trading. This method takes the technical analysts approach
while monitoring supply and demand for each share. And
the charts are designed for long-term trading so that
the time and cost of trading shares is minimal.
Patterns to Avoid: Climax Top Off a Parabolic Move
This pattern occurs when a stock rises very quickly
out of a base and gets overextended. Stocks in a Parabolic
Move can double or triple in value in a very short period
of time (usually less than two weeks). As an investor
you certainly don't want to be one of the last passengers
on the train and get quickly thrown off.
Joe! Is there a difference between chart analysis and
- In my opinion there is. I am surprised at how many
traders lump charting together with technical indicators
into a category they call "Technical Analysis".
I am often accused of being a technical analyst, because
I am not a fundamental analyst. In the past, I've often
carelessly, and without much thought, allowed myself
to accept the general view that if you are not a fundamentals
trader, you must be a technical trader.