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over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Minus-Directional-Movement

This particular data point on its own is minimal, as it is apart of a larger indicator called the Directional Movement Index or DMI for short. There are three different lines in the DMI and the minus direction movement is one of them that helps traders determine direction in the market. DMI is measured using a range of 0 to 100 and fluctuates as the market moves.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Harami-Cross-Pattern

If this is your first exposure to Harami patterns, I highly recommend understanding the traditional Harami candlestick pattern. There are many types of patterns out there but this one may be easier to find because it utilizes only two candles. Patterns are not a certain indication of market trends, but rather an alert that there might be a shift in the market.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Price-to-Sales

There are many different valuation methodologies out there. Similar to target pricing, you can find and interpret numbers in many different ways. Certainly many numbers are hard facts, but others not so much. Price to sales ratio is used with evaluating potential stock investments. It is calculated by taking the market cap of the company and dividing it by the revenue.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Three-Stars-In-The-South

Judging by the title, I’m sure you can guess that the three stars in the south candlestick pattern recognizes three candles. This particular pattern represents a bullish reversal, meaning the market should be in a downtrend when looking for this pattern. Patterns are not one hundred percent accurate but are a wonderful way to become alerted to potential shifts in the market.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Harami-Pattern

Harami patterns are probably one of the more common patterns in the market. Identifying this pattern is simple as it involved two candles. Also making this easy is the pattern can occur in either a bullish or bearish market, allowing for flexibility. Patterns should be used as alerts because they are not one hundred percent accurate. Now, let us dive into the pattern.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Jensen-Alpha

Alpha is the measure of return for a given equity, portfolio, or investment. This data point is what we want to maximize without increasing factors such as risk or cost. Jensen Alpha measures return but takes into account a risk-adjusted aspect of the alpha. Using this alpha will also utilize CAPM and take into account the product or portfolio beta number. Beta is the correlation to the underlying market and how it reacts, with a 1 being a lock step with the underlying.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Information-Ratio

With the many different products out there, people are always asking how the particular fund is giving them an edge in the market. More specifically with ETF’s and mutual funds, many wonder how they are beating the benchmark and how often they are doing so. The information ratio seeks to give us an answer to this question by measuring how a portfolio fairs compared its respective benchmark.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Median-Price

Understanding the different prices is crucial technical analysis as they may represent different things. First off, let us go over what median is. Median is the mid point within a group. For example, numbers one through five, we note that three is the median as it is in the middle.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Unique-3-River

Candlestick patterns are a wonderful way to alert yourself to potential shifts in the market. With the unique 3 river candlestick pattern, this can help alert you to a change in trend. For example purposes, we are going to look at a bearish trend and how the candle formation is going to signal a potential change in the trend. Remember, these are not one hundred percent, but rather potential setups alerting traders and investors to potential market shifts.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Long-Line-Candle

For those of you who are looking for a simple and very noticeable candlestick patter, then long line candle is for you. The set up is utilizing only one candle and the message from that candle can be very clear. With searching for candlestick patterns, it is important to look at fundamental information once a pattern is identified because the goal is to understand what is causing the move and how you can better prepare for it in the future.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Marubozu

For those of you who are looking for a simple and very noticeable candlestick pattern, then Marubozu is for you. The set up is utilizing only one candle and the message from that candle can be very clear. With searching for candlestick patterns, it is important to look at fundamental information once a pattern is identified because the goal is to understand what is causing the move and how you can better prepare for it in the future.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Short-Line-Candle

Candlestick charts allow the user to view open, highs, lows, and closes for any given period they choose. The style of the candles can also tell a story depending on what you are looking for. With short line candles, it can tell you that the market may not know where price wants to go. A short line candle is when a candle forms and there is a short body, indicating that the open and close are similar, cause the body to be small.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Aroon

There are many different trend and momentum tools out there, and it only expands as people learn how to build unique indicators. Aroon has been around for quite some time now and is used in helping to determine the trend of the market. This particular indicator will utilize two lines and ranges from 0 to 100.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Average-Directional-Movement-Index

Created by Welles Wilder, the Average Directional Index or ADX for short, is an indicator that helps the investor or trader look for movement within a market. This indicator is helped to measure the potential shift of a trend and even the strength of the move. Strength can be used in different terms such as volume strength, money flow strength, or trading range.

  
  
over two months ago at Macroaxis         
Engulfing-Pattern

Finding a pattern can be easy for some patterns and difficult for others, but the engulfing patter is probably one of the easier ones. Its name eludes to the pattern itself, which is when the first candle is engulfed by the second candle. This is effective for bother bearish and bullish trends, but there are a few aspects to take into consideration when evaluating the potential change.

  

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