Technical Indicators

Technical indicators are used by traders to help predict future price patterns, or simply the general price direction of the underlying asset by referring to past patterns. Some examples of common technical indicators include Relative Strength Index, Money Flow Index, Stochastics, MACD and Support or Resistance Levels. Within this page you will find daily updates of these indicators alongside detailed tutorials to help you make more money and better understand technical analysis.

New 52-Week Highs

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What is a New 52-Week High?

The New 52-Week High indicates a stock is trading at its highest price in the past 52 weeks. This is an important indicator for many investors in determining the current value of a stock or predicting a trend in a stock’s performance.

New 52-Week Lows

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What is a New 52-Week Lown?

The New 52-Week Low indicates a stock is trading at its lowest price in the past 52 weeks. This is an important indicator for many investors in determining the current value of a stock or predicting a trend in a stock’s performance.

Gap Up

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What is a Gap Up?

A gap up occurs when there is a break between prices with no trading in between, gap ups are a sharp move up in pre-market or after-hours trading usually created by factors such as earnings releases, major new and buying or selling pressure.

Gap Down

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What is a Gap Down?

A gap down occurs when there is a break between prices with no trading in between, gap downs are a sharp move down in pre-market or after-hours trading usually created by factors such as earnings releases, major new and buying or selling pressure.

Breakout

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What is a Breakout?

A breakout refers to a situation where the price breaks above a level of resistance and heads higher. Most traders use chart patterns and other technical tools such as trendlines to identify possible candidates that are likely to break through a support/resistance level.

Breakdown

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What is a Breakdown?

A breakdown refers to a situation where the price breaks below a level of support and heads lower. Most traders use chart patterns and other technical tools such as trendlines to identify possible candidates that are likely to break through a support/resistance level.

Golden Cross

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What is a Golden Cross?

The golden cross occurs when the underlying asset’s stock short-term moving average (50-day MA) rises above its long-term moving average (200-day MA). This is also one of the most commonly watch indicators as it strips away intra-day volatility.

Death Cross

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What is a Death Cross?

The death cross occurs when the underlying asset’s stock short-term moving average (50-day MA) falls below its long-term moving average (200-day MA). This is also one of the most commonly watch indicators as it strips away intra-day volatility.

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