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technical analysis

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Noun1.technical analysis - (stock exchange) analysis of past price changes in the hope of forecasting future price changes
analysis - an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
securities market, stock exchange, stock market - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
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1998, "Naive Trading Rules in Financial Markets and Wiener-Kolmogorov Prediction Theory: A Study of Technical Analysis," Journal of Business, 64,(4),549-71.
With more than 30 years of technical experience, Acampora has been instrumental in the development of modern-day technical analysis.
Patrick Lyons, a research analyst with NCM Capital Management Group in Durham, North Carolina, says technical analysis helps investors "take the emotion out of investing.
The Art and Science of Technical Analysis is a groundbreaking work that bridges the gaps between the academic view of markets, technical analysis, and profitable trading.
Assisted by complex algorithmic programs and very powerful processing capabilities developed by our specialists during the past decade, we incorporate Technical Analysis in our daily work as we search for trends in the forex, stocks and commodity markets," says McLaren.
The tools give traders the ability to enjoy the power of both traditional technical analysis and artificial neural networks in a single software package.
Writing for professional investors and individuals, Wagner, a portfolio manager at a US hedge fund and a firm that provides daily technical analysis of leading ETFs and stocks, describes the major types and families of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and how to pick and trade them.
A Comprehensive Book Filled with Technical Analysis Tools and Strategies for the Advanced ETF Trader
It is vital to note that technical analysis is an art, not an exact science, and does not result in absolute predictions about the future.
Though technical analysis is generally far less time-consuming than fundamental analysis, it is important to remember that it is based entirely on developments in the past, not in the future or even the present.
He is the face of StockCharts, which provides financial information to online investors via technical analysis tools.

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