Technical Analysis

  • 1. Background

    Introduction to the concept of technical analysis and how it differs from Fundamental analysis. We also discuss the kind of return expectation one needs to set while trading based on Technical Analysi ..

  • 2. Introducing Technical Analysis

    This chapter explores the many characteristics of Technical Analysis including its adaptability to different asset classes, time frames etc. We also understand the need to summarize the Open, high, lo ..

  • 3. The Chart Types

    We explore the different chart types used in technical analysis along with its merits and de merits. Specifically we discuss the candlestick chart and why traders prefer candlesticks over bar charts. ..

  • 4. Getting Started with Candlesticks

    Basic concepts on various candlestick patterns used by traders to make decisions on the market. We also discuss the basic classification of candlestick patterns ..

  • 5. Single Candlestick patterns (Part 1)

    Detailed description on the Bullish and Bearish Marubozu with real examples from Indian markets. The chapter discusses how to identify and set up a trade based on Marubozu. ..

  • 6. Single Candlestick patterns (Part 2)

    The Doji and Spinning top candlestick patterns explained in detail and how these patterns play a key role in developing a view on markets. ..

  • 7. Single Candlestick patterns (Part 3)

    This chapter explores how to identify hammer and hanging man. We understand the thought process behind these patterns and how to setup trades based on these patterns. ..

  • 8. Multiple candlestick patterns (Part 1)

    In this chapter we understand how two or more candlesticks can be combined to identify trading opportunities. To begin with we understand the bullish and bearish engulfing pattern with real examples f ..

  • 9. Multiple Candlestick Patterns (Part 2)

    Continuing from the previous chapter, we discuss the bullish harami and the bearish harami patterns with real examples taken from the Indian markets. ..

  • 10. Multiple Candlestick Patterns (Part 3)

    In this chapter we discuss about the price Gaps, which is a common occurrence in the markets. We then explore the morning star and the evening star candlestick formation. ..

  • 11. The Support and Resistance

    A detailed insight into Support and Resistance price levels, its relevance in technical analysis, its construction, drawbacks, and insights into setting price targets. ..

  • 12. Volumes

    This chapter outlines the importance of volume in technical analysis. Learn how to associate the volume and the price information to analyze the markets ..

  • 13. Moving Averages

    Moving average is a simple technical analysis indicator used to detect the price trend. Learn about the moving average and a how to set up a simple moving average trading system. ..

  • 14. Indicators (Part 1)

    Learn about the Relative strength indicator (RSI) and how it can be used to predict the short term movement in the market. Learn about the merits and drawbacks of RSI indicators. ..

  • 15. Indicators (Part 2)

    An extensive explanation on the Moving average convergence and divergence (MACD) and Bollinger Bands. ..

  • 16. The Fibonacci Retracements

    Starting with the basics of the construction of the Fibonacci sequence, we also learn about the derivation of the Golden Ratio. The Fibonacci retracement provides excellent opportunity for the traders ..

  • 17. The Dow Theory (Part 1)

    A brief on the history of the Dow theory, its principles and the types of trends in Dow theory – Primary, Secondary and Minor and the inference of each trend type in relation to the markets. ..

  • 18. The Dow Theory (Part 2)

    In this chapter we look into the methods to identify trading ranges and flag formation. We also learn how to interpret the risk to reward ratio to make market entry and exit decisions. ..

  • 19. The Finale – Helping you get started

    This chapter helps you get started on the things that you need to do on a daily basis to identify trading opportunities employing “Technical Analysis” methodologies. ..

  • 20. Other indicators

    Average Directional Index (ADX) About: The Average Directional Index (ADX), Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) and Directional Indicator (+DI) represent a group of directional movement indicators that ..

  • 21. Interesting features on TradingView

      If you don’t know already, then TradingView is now available on Kite. Here is the TradingQ&A post announcing the beta launch. Given this, I could share a few of my favourite features ..

  • 22. The Central Pivot Range

    22.1 Trade from charts If you are familiar with Zerodha’s trading terminal, Kite, you probably know that you can choose to analyze stock/index charts either on Tradingview or on ChartIQ. These two c ..