Technical Analysis

Interpret market data to identify patterns and trends to make more educated predictions.

How to Identify Stock Trend Changes

Identifying potential changes in trends with highs and lows is important for every investor. Learn the basics in this video.

Should You Trust Popular Trading Proverbs?

When navigating the world of stock trading, what kernels of truth can you take from some of the most ubiquitous trading proverbs?

How to Pick Stocks: Fundamentals vs. Technicals

Find out how you can use these two stock-picking strategies together.

3 Bearish Trading Patterns

Bearish trends can become a concern during a slower economy. Learn how to spot patterns and potentially profit from them.

Identifying Head-and-Shoulders Patterns in Stock Charts

Identifying so-called head-and-shoulders patterns can be tricky.

Investing Basics: Technical Analysis

Looking to understand how to read stock charts? Start learning the basics of using charts, identifying trends, applying price patterns, and using charting indicators.

Getting Started with Technical Analysis

What is technical analysis and how do traders use it to help them make trading decisions? Join your education coach to learn the basic principles and concepts of technical analysis and the advantages and disadvantages associated with this stock analysis technique.

Using Chart Drawing Tools on thinkorswim® Desktop

Learn how to add drawings in charts, draw trendlines, price levels, and Fibonacci retracements to help you identify trend as well as support and resistance.

How to Avoid 3 Technical Analysis Trading Pitfalls

Learn to avoid the three pitfalls of technical analysis and analyzing price patterns: impatience, inflexibility, and tunnel vision.

What You Can Learn From Stock Trading Volume

Volume tells how many shares are publicly traded on a particular day. It can also confirm the trend and buy signal, warn of potential trend changes, and help track the smart money.