Moving Averages

Financial Facepalms: Avoid These 7 Common Trading Mistakes April 7, 2020 10:00 AM   |  

Learn seven of the most common trading mistakes to avoid. Hone your trading strategies and skills by knowing what not to do.

4 min read  |  Trading Basics
Bollinger Bands: What They Are and How to Use Them March 23, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Learn about the Bollinger Bands technical indicator and how it can help identify volatility and overbought/oversold conditions in stocks and indices.

3 min read  |  Technical Analysis
How to Choose Technical Indicators for Analyzing the Stock Markets March 6, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

With so many technical indicators to choose from, it can be tough to choose the ones to use in your stock trading. Consider a top-down approach to help you decide whether to use stock momentum indicators, trend indicators, or consolidating indicators.

5 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Where’s the Momentum? Put VWAP to the Test September 4, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

The volume-weighted average price (VWAP) indicates the average price of an intraday period weighted by volume. The value is calculated during the trading day, from open to close, making it a real-time dynamic indicator.

5 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Luck of the Draw? There's a Lot More to Trading and Investing than Luck August 19, 2019 11:07 AM   |  

Investing results may depend to some extent on luck, but research and science play a larger role in portfolio strategy.

2 min read  |  Trading Psychology
Keeping Your Trends Close with Moving Average Crossovers June 20, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Identifying entry and exit points is crucial for any trading strategy. A simple moving average crossover system can help.

5 min read  |  Charting
New to Investing? Explore the Basics of Trading Stocks Online March 6, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Explore the basics of online stock trading. As a beginner, you'll want to learn the basic fundamentals of trading stocks online, such as buying and selling stocks and monitoring positions.

3 min read  |  Investing Basics
How to Read Stock Charts: Trusty Technical Analysis for Traders February 25, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Trading stocks? Learn basic price chart reading to help identify support and resistance and market entry and exit points.

10 min read  |  Charting
Playing Opposites: Why and How Some Pros Go Short on Stocks November 28, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Learn how following short interest and other short-selling metrics can help investors can gain valuable insights on companies and markets.

6 min read  |  Margin
Three Indicators to Check Before the Trade October 1, 2018 3:00 AM   |  

Trend direction and volatility are two variables an option trader relies on. Combining trend following, momentum, and trend reversal indicators on the thinkorswim platform may help you determine which direction prices may be moving and with how much momentum.

6 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Technical Analysis Basics Explained: Understanding Trends and Moving Averages September 10, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Learn how to identify stock market trends using moving averages to help add context, support decision making, and complement other forms of analysis.

7 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Overbought or Oversold Stocks: Stochastic Oscillators Can Help Time Trades August 14, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

A stochastic oscillator measures the distance between a stock’s closing price and the range of highs and lows to help identify turning points.

4 min read  |  Charting
Chasing Success: Is a Lack of Focus Holding Your Trading Back? January 17, 2018 11:00 PM   |  

They say generals are always fighting the last war. Some traders take that to mean they should flit from strategy to strategy, but should they?

2 min read  |  Trading Psychology
Finding Trade Candidates on the 52-Week-High List October 27, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

We've all heard the adage, "buy low-sell high," but what about buying high and potentially selling higher?

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Goldilocks & the Multi Commodity Channel Index System June 30, 2012 8:00 PM   |  

Trading systems can be too hot or too cold, depending on a chart indicator's settings. Consider using two different Commodity Channel Index (CCI) indicators.

2 min read  |  Technical Analysis
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