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Bollinger Bands are used in technical analysis to discern what range a security is likely to trade within

MACD is an acronym for Moving Average Convergence Divergence. It is a momentum oscillator primarily used to in technical analysis to trade trends

Overbought is a term used when analysis doesn't seem to justify the buying behavior of investors past a certain threshold

Oversold describes a situation in which a security has an inherent value greater than it's price, due to low demand

The Accumulation/Distribution Indicator follows the trading volume into or out of a security and shows the degree of correlation between this trading volume and the price

The adaptive moving average (KAMA) attempts to cancel out the noise of market volatility and inefficiency using a ratio

The advance/decline divergence oscillator tracks the rate of change in the advance-decline line. McClellan Oscillator

The Advance/Decline Ratio places the number of advancing stocks over the number of declining stocks for a day or time period, and the result is a ratio

Consensus is a measure of investor beliefs which are in-line with one another, and can be determined by strong trends

DMI combines average directional index (ADX), plus directional indicator (+DI) and minus directional indicator (-DI)

Dow Theory is probably the longest-standing analysis methodology still used in modern finance

The EPMA uses linear regression instead of averages to plot a line which reduces the noise of market activity

Envelopes and trading bands help traders put filters on their decisions to trade, by setting limits on movement

Exponential moving averages are an attempt to follow trends more closely by giving more recent information more weight

Fibonacci numbers are part of a sequence where the ratio of two neighboring numbers is the Golden Mean

The High-Low Index is an observation of the number of stocks which hit 52-week highs or lows in the current day

Stochastics is a methodology for technical analysis as following the “speed or the momentum of the price”

The Positive Volume Index track increases in trade volume for an index or security and the changes in price on those days

The Negative Volume Index (NVI) shows what days or weeks saw decreases in trading volume and it compares changes in price

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is used by traders to assess the price momentum (recent trading strength) of a stock or other security.

R-Squared is a percentage measurement describing how much of a security’s movement is in correlation with its benchmark

Sharpe Ratio reduces the two measures of mean and variance into one value that to indicate how much return is expected

Unlevered beta is a measurement of the Beta of a company when the effects of debt (leverage) are removed

Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) is a calculation which brings the influence of volume into consideration when trading

A weighted average can be applied to many calculations, and it multiplies numbers in the average by a factor

ABI is an indication of the size of market movement, regardless of direction

Traders often look for 'harmony' in the movements of the On-Balance Volume (OBV) and a security's price

The Aroon-Up and Aroon-Down values are compared to determine if there is a trend emerging. Aroon looks at the latency between highs for certain rolling time periods

Fibonacci Channels use Fibonacci numbers and proportions to define possible places where reversals will occur

Fibonacci Clusters are the consolidated information which will reveal the primary overlapping data from the cluttered chart

A Fibonacci Extension is the prediction of a trend’s extent after an initial push and a retracement has been seen

Fibonacci fans are drawn from a peak or a trough, using that point as the radial origin from which the fan lines are drawn

Fibonacci numbers are part of the Fibonacci sequence, in which the next number in the sequence is the sum of the previous two

Fibonacci Retracements are places where a strong trend is set back temporarily by a smaller reverse trend (retracement)

Chartists are theorists who attempt to find parameters and algorithms that can offer efficient trading signals and profits

The Golden Cross refers to a breakout candlestick pattern when the short term 50-day moving average for a security exceeds its long term 200-day average

The Death Cross is a chart pattern indicating when a security’s short-term moving average crosses underneath its long-term counterpart

The Accumulative Swing Index is a line representing the running total of an oscillator called the Swing Index. These tools were intended to help with swing trades

Alan Andrews designed Andrew’s Pitchfork as a way to define a trend with support and resistance lines around a median line

The Arms Index is also called the Trin (short for “Trading Index”) because it seeks to indicate overbought or oversold conditions by serving as an index of trading activity

The Chaikin Oscillator is a volume indicator that can help traders discern if price movement is verified by changes in trading volume

The Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO) is a relatively uncomplicated tool of analysis that can be used to simplify a chart and identify conditions ripe for buying or selling

The Ease of Movement (EMV) indicator is a metric for the degree to which prices can be moved by a lower volume of trading

A moving average ribbon is created by plotting many incremental-length moving average lines on top of the same price chart

W.D. Gann developed a suite of technical analysis tools around the 1930s, with Gann Fans being among the most essential

The Herrick Payoff Index is one of the only indicators to combine price, volume, and open interest data for analysis

Open interest, or OI, can be a very important number for futures, options, and other derivative markets. Open Interest is technically more like the number of outstanding shares

When the momentum indicator crosses above the zero line it could be an indication that the security has upward momentum and could chart a higher course

Day trading with RSI is a momentum indicator that fluctuates between 0 and 100. The higher the number, means the higher the momentum. The gains and losses over time are averaged.