Technical analysis

What is Fundamental Analysis ?

Stock market has its own typical jargons which are confusing for layman to understand. What is fundamental analysis, what is technical analysis, what is the difference between fundamental analysis and technical analysis are common questions for a first timer in the markets. Let’s decipher them on...

What is MACD – Moving Average Crossovers?

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 oscil...

What are Moving Averages in Technical Analysis?

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...

What are Bollinger Bands?

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 Joh...

Stochastic – Fast Stochastic and Slow Stochastic

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...