Technical Analysis

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

How to Use Momentum Indicators

Investors use the momentum indicator to identify potential entry and exit signals.

Filtering the Market Using Technical Analysis

Identify and evaluate potential trade opportunities using technical analysis tools, including trend lines, moving averages, volume, and more.

Bollinger Bands: What They Are and How to Use Them

Bollinger Bands® help you identify sharp, short-term price movements and potential entry and exit points.

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 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 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.