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What is RSI Indicator- Relative Strength Index?

Clarice Mendonsa

You must have come across price charts displayed on trading terminals. These price charts usually have lines plotted in smaller panels above and below them. These lines are indicators and helps traders analyse the future price movement of a stock. They are called technical indicators.  Today we will learn about one of the most common… Continue reading What is RSI Indicator- Relative Strength Index?

What is Candlestick? 8 Must Know Candlestick Patterns

Deepika Khude

Patterns have played an important role in human evolution. The discovery of pattern of stars or constellation changed our understanding of the galaxy. A similar discovery of patterns has changed the way the world creates wealth. I’m referring to Candlestick Patterns. The story of candlestick patterns started in the 17th century. A rice farmer, Homma… Continue reading What is Candlestick? 8 Must Know Candlestick Patterns

Identifying Bear Markets: Chart Patterns and Bear Market Bottoms

Umesh Mehta

Bear Markets Definition A bear market is a state of market in which securities prices fall amid widespread pessimism. Security prices catch the downward spiral which to some extent is also self-sustaining. Investors and traders anticipate slowdown in the economy, contraction in GDP, heavy outflow of liquidity from the system, recession in the economy and… Continue reading Identifying Bear Markets: Chart Patterns and Bear Market Bottoms

Identifying Bull Markets : Chart Patterns and Bull Market Bottoms

Umesh Mehta

Bull Market Definition A Bull Market is a market where the prices are rising or are expected to rise. There are more buyers than sellers in this kind of market phase. Any and every good news whether big or small, shall act as a trigger for the prices to go up. Any bad news will… Continue reading Identifying Bull Markets : Chart Patterns and Bull Market Bottoms

Stochastic – Fast Stochastic and Slow Stochastic

Umesh Mehta

Introduction to Stochastic Indicator The speed of market is not uniform.  At times the speed is slow or some other times it is fast. However contemporary evidence suggests that during up moves the initial movement is fast and then later the velocity slows down before the eventual down turn. This momentum or the speed of… Continue reading Stochastic – Fast Stochastic and Slow Stochastic

What are Moving Averages in Technical Analysis?

Umesh Mehta

Moving Averages Explained Moving Averages are some of the oldest technical indicators and still remain some of the most useful indicators for market analysis using the technical analysis approach. In simple terms moving average is the average price of the security at a specified point in time. A moving average tries to exhibit a trend in… Continue reading What are Moving Averages in Technical Analysis?

What are Bollinger Bands?

Umesh Mehta

Bollinger Bands Explained There are many indicators which are visually simple to understand and require least efforts to interpret them correctly. However Bollinger band is one such indicator which requires through understanding on how to use it profitably. Bollinger Band was developed by John Bollinger who worked at Financial News Network’s Chief Technical Analyst in… Continue reading What are Bollinger Bands?

What is Technical Analysis?

Umesh Mehta

The term technical analysis is the most talked about term in the stock market, yet very few are able to successfully harness the benefits of technical analysis. What is Technical Analysis? What is the difference between technical analysis and fundamental analysis? How to start technical analysis? Which technical analysis software to use? What technical analysis indicators… Continue reading What is Technical Analysis?

What is MACD – Moving Average Crossovers?

Umesh Mehta

MACD Explained MACD is an important indicator used in technical analysis. The Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD as it is commonly referred to is an oscillator which highlights the strength of the trend and likely reversal thereof. It uses moving averages as inputs to derive the oscillator values. Basically the indicator converts three moving averages into two.… Continue reading What is MACD – Moving Average Crossovers?

What are Candlestick Charts or Japanese Candlestick Patterns?

Umesh Mehta

History: This technique of analyzing prices was first used by the Japanese in 17th century. They used this technical analysis tool to study the prices of rice. Although this idea originated from Japan, this technique was later propagated by a legendary called Steve Nison of USA. How a price Candle is formed? Each candle represents… Continue reading What are Candlestick Charts or Japanese Candlestick Patterns?

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