Technical Analysis

How does Technical Analysis Work?

Technical analysis is the study of demand and supply, price movements, historical prices and volumes. If price goes up with increased volumes, technical chart shows at that time people in the market thought that the price of the stock might go up. It gives visual representation of the market movements to the analyst which is very easy to understand. Line charts or candlestick charts are used in technical analysis system. One candle show Open, High, Low and close of the stock for that particular time frame. 5 min to 15 min time frames gives best result in intraday technical chart. 20 mins to 1 hr. Charts are good for delivery trading. Candle chart moves according to market movements in live technical chart.

Everyone wants to make profit from the market. The simple key of making profit is study of technical analysis & fundament analysis. In fundament analysis one has to study company’s balance sheet, profit and loss a/c, earning per shares orders in hand, etc. Study of current data v/s past performance. In technical analysis we study historical price data as well as current market data to see what movement we can see in future. Technical analysis graph gives clear direction of Bullish, Bearish and sideways market.

How Technical charts does are helpful to trader???

In stock market prices are fluctuating every second, it is not possible to remember every movement. Technical chart plots every second movement in particular time frame candle with high, low, open and closing price so it’s easy to predict the future movement. Technical indicator helps to...

  1. Understand support and resistance levels.
  2. Check back history of shares.
  3. Understand up trends or downtrends.
  4. Most important it helps to take right decision of buying or selling with target and stop loss.

Types of chart and Indicators

Candlestick charts are used for making decisions in trading. In these patterns it gives clear view of movement like open-high-low-close in particular time frame (5 min, 10 min, 1 hrs).

If closing price of the candle is higher than opening price it shows in Green or Blue colour, its “Bullish Candle”.

Eg:- If closing price of ABC share is 105 & its opening price was 100 its price is increasing.

If opening price of the candle was higher than closing price it shows in Red colour, it’s “Bearish Candle”.

Eg:- If opening price of ABC share was 105 & its closing price is 100 its price is decreasing.