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On this episode of Trading Up-Close, Lee Bohl explains what Average True Range is and how it can be a useful tool for setting exit levels as a part of your risk-management strategy.
Learn about helping to manage risk by using bracket orders.
Learn about using Pivot Points to help identify potential support and resistance levels.
Learn how to use the Price Relative Indicator to compare the performance of stocks, sectors or indexes to their peers when evaluating your trade opportunities.
MACD is an indicator widely used by traders. Learn how to use it to help identify trends and pick tops and bottoms.
Fundamental analysis and technical analysis strategies both have followings among traders. But you don’t have to limit yourself to just one. Learn how you can combine them to get a better all-around view of the markets.
Joe Mazzola looks at fundamental analysis and how traders can use it to assess the value of equities and compare them to others in the same industry or sector.
Kevin Horner explains the basic concepts behind technical analysis and how it can be used as part of a broad and diverse trading strategy.
Price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) provides a great starting point when evaluating stocks.
Want to know how much cash flow you’re getting for every dollar you’ve invested in a company? For companies that pay dividends, the Dividend Yield can give you an idea how a company’s dividend payments relate to its stock price.

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