Technical Indicators 101 – An Overview

Technical Indicators 101 – An Overview

This week's article will be an overview of what is a broad subject; technical indicators. Subsequent articles will cover some of the more popular indicators in detail, but we will cover the basics to start. Many traders use technical indicators to some degree to help...
Death Cross and Golden Cross Signals – What are they?

Death Cross and Golden Cross Signals – What are they?

Have you heard of the Death Cross and the Golden Cross in your trading career? These two crosses occur when the 50-period simple moving average crosses through the 200 simple moving average. Read on and we will explore these two terms in trading. First we must review...
Technical Indicators 101:   Simple vs Exponential Moving Averages

Technical Indicators 101: Simple vs Exponential Moving Averages

The origin of moving averages can be traced back to 18th Century Japan, and are now used by the majority of traders in some form or another. Those who have studied the early use of moving averages have the understanding that simple moving averages (SMA) were used long...