Questions tagged [technical-analysis]

For questions relating to technical analysis, the practice of evaluating securities by analyzing statistics and patterns generated by market activity, such as past prices and volume.

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What is Cup with a Handle?

I have read in an article that the following stock has a cup-with-handle buy pattern. What do you mean by that?
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How are candlestick dojis defined technically?

I´m trying to programmatically analyse candle stick pattern: I have historical OCHL data that I want to perform an automated analysis on, via b4j which is a programming language. The thing is that I ...
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Market volume to use Coppock Indicator as a entry signal for large volume stocks?

I use the Coppock Indicator on indices as an indicator with other tools, to determine an entry point into a market, then once the Coppock has indicated entry then selecting stocks using other ...
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Does the FFT of a price series hold any significance?

I'm just wondering whether spectral/frequency information (by means of a Fast Fourier Transform) about a stock's price series holds any significance in investment? My expectation is that it would ...
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Understanding about Williams' Alligator Indicator?

I recently discovered that Williams' Alligator indicator can be used to identify current stock trend. But there's something that make me curious: Can that indicator only be used for short-term trades?...
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How to draw trend line for an uptrend with noticeable discrete points

as you see in the following picture, the A waves are ascending(rally) and the B waves are also ascending(again rally) so there is no swing point, in the other words there is no high and low point and ...
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Are the values for all technical indicators obtained from an asset's price?

There are several types of technical indicators, for example, trend, momentum, volatility & volume. My question is, are the values for all indicators obtained from an asset's price? If not, what ...
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what does it mean that the seller is pushing price down in trading?

Candlestick chart: Price opened at point A ($ 30.00) Sellers moved into the market and pushed the price down , point B ($29.89) Why sellers want to move price down? Should they look to sell for ...
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Draw Gann Fan in TradingView

I want to draw Gann Fan on trading view. I know that I must draw a trendline with 45 degrees. I use trend angle for that purpose. If I resize the chart 45 degress should be change. Should I block the ...
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Indicator for Market deviation of a range

Is there an indicator that would allow me to monitor surges or drops of an asset's price compared to the usual range it has traded in over a period of time? I'm building a script so i'm trying to ...
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Relation between price and “buying shares count per trader vs. selling shares count per trader”

Suppose in a stock market we can access the information of buying/selling density per trader/account. For example during a trading session, V number of shares (i.e. volume) is traded by B number of ...
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Help identifying trading strategy based on Mandelbrot

I came across a set of pictures regarding a trading strategy using pure mathematics. Normally, I am quite skeptic regarding any strategy that uses some sort of 'golden formula', but this particular ...
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Does anyone know of to calculate the GTI VERA Convergence and Divergence Indicator?

I came across this indicator - GTI VERA Convergence and Divergence Indicator through this URL - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwVl6o45dytEX0h5Ml9HQTNvT1k/view I can't seem to find how this is ...
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MACD indicators calculator

I would like to calculate MACD (moving average convergence/divergence) based on 12 period Fast MA, a 26 period Slow MA and a 9 period Signal for 5 minutes bars. Should I provide only the last 12 ...
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Rating a candlestick between a range of bullish to bearish

Is there a method to rate a candlestick on a score of bearish to bullish maybe like on a range of 0 to 100? like a bullish marubozu would get a 90-100 whereas a bearish one would get a 0-10 and doji ...