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Ready to dive into technical analysis? Learn how certain techniques and charts can help you determine when to consider buying and selling stocks, and more.

  • Identify trends, support, and resistance levels using charts
  • Understand the importance of volume and how it affects trading
  • See how to add context to your trading with moving averages and shapes like flags, triangles, and others


When trends stop and reverse direction, you need to know what to do. See how to use technical analysis to spot reversals and develop trading strategies using specific indicators.

  • Apply reversal price patterns, including head and shoulders, double and triple tops, and more
  • Grasp fluctuating indicators like moving average convergence/divergence (MACD), relative strength index, and the Commodity Channel Index (CCI)
  • Learn about trending indicators such as simple moving averages, Bollinger Bands®, and more


Get in-depth education on how to use the advanced concept of automated trading—the computer places your trades based on criteria you set.

  • Discover how technical analysis combines variables for a better view of the big picture
  • Determine how relative strength
    can help you spot high-performing investments
  • Explore trading technology and how you can leverage the power of our active trading platforms

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