Available Technical Indicators

With price volatility at an all-time high, it is becoming increasingly important for the investor to recognize patterns in the movements of the stocks they own or are interested in purchasing. The interpretation of market activity using technical analysis provides clues to the investor as to the future behavior of the price. Generally speaking, the technical investor will use a combination of price, volume and time-sensitive technical indicators to maximize their profits. Here is a complete...

Pattern Recognition Criteria

While looking at a chart can often tell you whether a stock is appropriate for swing trading, it is very time consuming to look at charts, particularly if you look for opportunities every day. Another way to identify good stocks is to use software that can scan all of the listed stocks based on a series of algebraic equations that represent the characteristics of a good chart pattern. I use SwingTracker to accomplish this task. Before discussing the specifics of pattern recognition criteria,...

UpDownInOut

Up Down In Out is a chart overlay available on SwingTracker (software I recently developed) that color-codes individual bars or candlesticks based on price movement. It relates the current high and low price with the previous high and low price. Up (Green) indicates the current high is higher than the previous high and the current low is higher than the previous low. Down (Red) indicates the current high is lower than the previous high and the current low is lower than the previous low. In...

Software that scans historical stock prices and identifies swing

Trading patterns - SwingTracker is a real time charting program available at www.mrswing.com that is designed to identify swing trading opportunities. While SwingTracker has many features (described in the Appendix), the scan feature is used to identify stocks whose price action show patterns that make them good candidates for swing trading. The scan feature allows you to identify patterns based on price history, volume history, moving averages, technical indicators, candlestick criteria, and...

Suri Duddella siXercom

Traders and investors study markets through price charts. These powerful visual tools offer a common language for all stocks, options, and indices. The theory behind this is called Technical Analysis. Technical Analysis begins with a simple observation that all market activity is reflected in the activity of price and volume over time. These three pieces of information create a profound visual representation when properly presented in a chart. Prices rise and fall, with rising prices being...