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How can MACD be calculated for intraday trading?

MACD, or Moving Average Convergence Divergence, is a common indicator used by traders to mark potential buy and sell points. It looks to me as though MACD can only be calculated once per day using the ...
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No trading data other than close for a stock on a given date

I'am a web developer, I'm creating a web application stock chart. When deal with big amount of real world stock data, i come across a few line of odd data, for example "open price= 0, high price = 0, ...
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Why does Yahoo! Finance report different prices for the same index?

I'm using Yahoo! Finance to compare the FTSE 250 and DAX indices. However, I'm getting two very different results when comparing the indices over the same date range, depending on which I select as ...
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Definition of basis and cobasis in a chart

In this article https://monetary-metals.com/silver-price-spikes-but-what-demand-4-oct-2015/, there is a chart of basis and cobasis. For basis I found too many different meanings and for cobasis ...
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How often does a stock price change and where is this defined?

Let's suppose I want to collect stock prices for let's say AAPL on NASDAQ. Where do I find information on how often an official stock prices are calculated? Is is every millisecond, every second or ...
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Do “growth of $10k” charts for mutual funds account for fees? I've found conflicting information

I've had several people advise me that the growth of $10k charts that you see for mutual funds, and provided by, e.g., Morningstar, account for the expense ratio of that fund (but not sales loads). So ...
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How do I create a Custom Bar chart report in GnuCash?

I'm trying to create a custom bar chart report in GnuCash 2.6.5, similar to the Asset Bar Chart or Liability Bar Chart. What I need is a report that shows the sum of 3 (or more) accounts. Some are ...
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Why have candlestick charts overlaps?

my understanding of candlestick charts is that they are composed of open/high/low/close values of a particular timeframe. Now, if I opt for a, say, hourly chart, this would imply that the opening ...
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Chart analysis: What does this mean: 200 period moving average?

In a chart analysis I read the sentence the red 200 period moving average can be seen rising from the lower left of the chart. I know what a moving average is, but what is meant by the 200 period? Is ...
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Is there a more flexible stock chart service, e.g. permitting choice of colours when comparing multiple stocks?

I'm regardful that these websites can concurrently exhibit the price history/graph/chart for several stocks: http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/fund/qqq http://biz.yahoo.com/charts/guide8.html ...
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OHLC chart, is it graphed on bid prices, ask prices or executed trades?

I have a stream of bid/ask market data and a stream of executed trades. Quick question, as not too sure how to best approach this. To draw an OHLC chart, would I: a) Base calculation entirely on ...
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What is this kind of price graph called, and what is it useful for?

What is this kind of graph called? How do I interpret it? What is it useful for? I can't even tell what the axes mean.
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What software and make charts, screen stocks, like in this answer?

I looked at this question Why would I want a diversified portfolio, versus throwing my investments into an index fund? and I tried to find the software victor was talking about but I couldn't. I ...
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How is a probability cone read?

So, googled this a little bit. Everything I read was very indepth. But for starters can someone give me a quick rundown on how to read this thing? Here is my interpretation, correct me where I am ...
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Is candlestick charting an effective trading tool in timing the markets?

In the world of technical analysis, is candlestick charting an effective trading tool in timing the markets? If used correctly, how accurate can they be in picking turning points in the market?
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Price graphs: why not percent change?

Apologies if this is a dumb question but: Why do price charts for securities like stocks and foreign exchange always show the actual price numbers instead of charting everything in terms of percent ...
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Web site for overlaying graph of exchange rate (e.g. USD/EUR) on S&P 500 index chart?

I would like to overlay the US Dollar exchange-rate vs the Euro with the S&P 500. What is the simplest way to do that? Is there a website that does that type of thing?
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Is there a website with options chain charts?

I would like to see a chart in the change of the bid price of an options chain. For example I'd like to see a daily chart of the bid price of ZNGA at a strike price of $10. Is there a free website ...
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Which online services offer logarithmic charts for equities such as index funds and ETFs?

The way Google Finance does the logarithmic representation is more a cry to absurdism, rather than logarithmic. So which services offer the logarithmic valuations, not just a bit axis moving? And it ...