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This post will show you all the top chart patterns you need to know if you're getting into trading. History repeats itself. This is true in life and in the stock market as well. That's why chart patterns exist in stock trading. Over the years, we've seen basically every single kind of chart pattern many times. They don't always go according to plan, sometimes chart patterns will break down, but often times they will work. Check out the post to learn more. #stocks #trading #invest #stockmarket
Click the image to learn more about these chart patterns and how to trade them! This handy picture here shows common chart patterns such as flags, double tops, double bottoms, symmetrical triangles, and more. Don't worry about memorizing the names, that's not too important. What you need to understand is that stocks will trade in certain price ranges until one day they decide to break out of that range and continue a move higher or lower. #stocks #technicalanalysis #trading
Have you ever thought of a stock trading strategy that could be profitable but you didn't want to waste the time or money to find out by actually trading it? Well, that's what backtesting is for, and no, you don't need to know how to code a strategy in order to backtest. Backtesting is easy and this post will show you how to do it. We'll even show the results of a simple MACD crossover strategy.
Moving averages are commonly used in stock trading. They are mainly used in technical analysis to follow price trends and/or identify support and resistance levels. The 2 most common MA's are the Simple Moving Average and the Exponential Moving Average, which we will explain in this article. #Trading #Investing #Swingtrading #Stocks
Traders often toggle between various time frames when analyzing a stock. Common time frames for traders are the weekly, daily, 4 hour, 2 hour, hourly, 30, 15, 5, and 1 minute charts. Swing traders often use the 60 minutes or higher, and day traders typically use 30 minutes or less. While 2 hour and hourly (60 minute) charts can be good for futures or forex trading, it does not make too much sense to use these for stocks. We'll explain why in this article. #Stocks #Trading #Investing #Finance
This article talks about how to profit from predicting a short squeeze. In stock trading, a "short squeeze" is when a stock goes up significantly in a short period of time due to short sellers (people betting against the stock) covering their short positions.
What is an engulfing candlestick? There are two types: the bullish engulfing, and the bearish engulfing candle. A bullish engulfing candle can indicate a change in momentum to the upside. The opposite is true for a bearish engulfing candle. The pattern is made up of 2 candlesticks, where the most recent candle's body fully engulfs the body of the previous candle. #Investing #Trading #StockMarket #Stocks #DayTrading
Swing trading is a form of trading where a position is usually held for a period of time between 2 days - 3 weeks (sometimes longer) whereas day traders never hold a position for more than a day. That's all there is to it. Swing traders try to catch momentum price movements that they think will last more than one day. Sometimes swing traders will use fundamental analysis to help support their bullish or bearish thesis.
Here is a stock trading strategy to that can help you anticipate the infamous "Red to Green" move that day traders often look for in stocks. This is a day trading strategy meant for stocks only. #Stocks #StockMarket #Investing #Investment #DayTrading #Trading #SwingTrading #TradingStrategy