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As an investor, you always seek to understand what other traders think and how they will act. The moving average is one of the best technical indicators to answer this question. This makes moving average one of the most common methods of trading and the basic indicator in most automatic trading platforms. One of the very big advantages of moving average is how easy it is to understand and use.Read more
Pivot Points refer to points of significant change. As a trader you had several pivotal moments in your trading history. It may be the day you learned that what goes up, also goes down. The one trade that was so green and you were high above the sky, but still got sold with loss several months later.Read more
Volume is perhaps the best indicator of all and should follow the price; if volume goes up, the price goes up. If this do not happen there is divergence and divergence is typical trading spots you want to look for. However, volume, sorted and accumulated, also allows to define support and resistance levels. Why would you trade a stock that is about to hit a resistance level if you can avoid it?Read more
Cash flows, and it flows in the path of less resistance. Amount of cash flowing in or out of a stock can be seen in the volume. Therefore, volume is an indicator of the interest in the stock. A stock with huge trading volume is therefore a “popular” stock. Usually the popularity can be defined like “day trader favorite” or “popular amongst funds and larger investors”. Like in the world of music some is popular years after years, while some just become a fling in time.Read more
Which tech giant is the better buy after the recent market downturn?
Amazon (AMZN) and Facebook (FB) are among the most closely watched tech stocks in the U.S. Amazon owns the world's top e-commerce platform and its biggest cloud infrastructure platform, and Facebook owns the world's largest social network. The two companies account for the first half of the high-growth "FANG" cohort, which also includes Netflix and Alphabet's Google.
Apple and Microsoft have been battling for supremacy in the personal computer market for a long time, and both rivals can claim victories.
Apple has become one of the world's top brands by locking customers into its ecosystem spanning devices and services. On the other side, Microsoft has been known for its dominance in software with Windows and Office, and the software giant has recently emerged as one of the largest cloud providers, which should be a key source of growth for the company going forward.
So let's find out which stock you should buy today.
If you ever wanted a signal that can help you perform better. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) will be your best friend.
The relative strength index (RSI) is a momentum indicator that measures the days of upturns and downturns during a specific period, e.g 14 or 21 days. The idea is very simple and the indicator was originally developed by J. Welles Wilder, who published in his book "New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems" for the first time in 1978. If a stock is moving up or down too many days in a row the chances of an opposite reaction increase. However, when is a stock really oversold or overbought?
The idea of these articles is not to make you the ultimate trading machine. Only few are and will ever be. The idea and intention here is to help you avoid the most common mistakes that either make you lose some or all of your savings. In worst case trading may put you into debt. Becoming a winner is very much like evolution in nature - learning by mistakes.Read more
There is always somebody who needs a helping hand, hug or a small donation to get a better start in life. This year we decided to help Maltese' Day Center serving meals to kids with a donation. We would like to thank all our users and subscribers than empower us to be socially responsible.Read more
*Golden Star is a technical signal that was first introduced in 2007 by our co-founder Jim Stromberg at the website getagraph.com. The signal derives from the well-known 'Golden Cross' that uses 50 or 200 days of moving averages to define, what has been argued by many, what was the best technical signal out of them all.Read more