Technical Analysis

Interpret market data to identify patterns and trends to make more educated predictions. Or explore other trading topics:

How to Use the Relative Strength Index (RSI)

Learn how the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, works and how it can help investors analyze trends.

How to Read Stock Charts and Trading Patterns

Learn how to read stock charts and analyze trading chart patterns, including spotting trends, identifying support and resistance, and recognizing market reversals and breakout patterns.

How to Read a Stock Chart

Learn how to interpret a stock chart to understand the movement of the stock market and an individual stock's performance, as well as how to make sound financial decisions.

Trading Stocks with the MACD

Watch to learn how the MACD indicator can help you measure a stock's momentum and identify potential buy and sell signals.

Buy, Sell, and Hold Stock Analysis: What to Consider

Learn how to use stop and limit orders and why reading financial statements could be important for buy/sell/hold analysis.

What Are Options Collars?

Options collars offer stock hedges with reasonable upsides. Learn how dynamic options collar strategies can potentially help build larger stock positions over time.

Theta Decay in Options Trading

The value of an option decreases as time passes and expiration approaches. Understand theta in options and three trading strategies that target time decay.

Swing Trading Strategies

Swing trading strategies attempt to capitalize on price fluctuations over the short term. Learn how traders use swing trades.

How to Use Moving Averages for Stock Trading

Learn how to use a simple moving average to confirm established trends, along with the pros and cons of applying it to different time frames.

How to Trade Simple Moving Averages

A stock's simple moving average can help traders identify when trends are established or broken. Here's how to employ them in your own trading.