Market Discounts Everything
Technical Analysis looks at price charts. It tries to anticipate where price is going to go next after certain movements. It is the study of historical price data in the form of charts. Technical Analysis assumes that market discounts everything meaning that all relevant information is included in the price, therefore all that is required is a price itself. Technical analysis looks at price. It looks at the effect of market moves on prices.
Technical Analysis is probably the most common and successful means of making trading decisions and analyzing forex and commodities markets. Technical analysis differs from fundamental analysis in that technical analysis is applied only to the price action of the market, ignoring fundamental factors.
Below are some of the various technical indicators study available. Click to learn the definition and how it may be applied to trading.
As fundamental data can often provide only a long-term or “delayed” forecast of exchange rate movements, technical analysis has become the primary tool with which to successfully trade shorter-term price movements, and to set stop loss and profit targets. Technical analysis consists primarily of a variety of technical studies, each of which can be interpreted to generate buy and sell signals or to predict market direction.