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There are many different metrics used in detailing how a company is doing and one of the most common, if not the most, is revenue. This is essentially how much money the company makes from their sales. You want to see a company have a positive and growing revenue and if there is not, you may want to look deeper to understand why. Revenue is also used in many different ratios... [more]

Depending on which accounting methods are used, there are different ways to calculate this number. Regardless of how you calculate it, it needs to be a solid number. Some companies may run a negative revenue and there must be a solid reason as to why before going further. When looking at revenue, you may hear it referred to as top line in quick conversation.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

There are many different metrics used in detailing how a company is doing and one of the most common, if not the most, is revenue. This is essentially how much money the company makes from their sales. You want to see a company have a positive and growing revenue and if there is not, you may want to look deeper to understand why. Revenue is also used in many different ratios to help compare apples to apples in the market.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

There are many indicators and tools out there and the average true range is one of the more popular. The average true range or ATR for short, is measuring the range of a particular set of data. Normalized Average True Range is trying to normalize the data and give you a consistent stream of information to base your decisions off of.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Candlestick patterns are great ways to alert yourself to potential shifts in the market. Before going deeper, this particular pattern may be easier to understand if you read over what a marubozu candle is. As you can guess by looking at the title, this particular pattern contains three candles that are similar in nature and signal a potential bearish shift in the market.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Candlestick patterns are a reliable way to help you become alerted to potential market shifts. The thrusting pattern is no different, however there are several different criterias that need to be met for this candlestick pattern to form. First, it is made up of two candles that occur in a bear market. Secondly, this pattern is to signal a potential bearish trend in the market. Now, let us dive into the details.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Candlestick patterns are a way technical analysis find points in the market where entry and exit may be ideal. For the Rickshaw Man, it is easy to distinguish among the other candles in the chart. It is one single candle that is similar to a doji or long legged doji, which you can read about here at MacroAxis. With that being said, let us dive into the structure of the candle.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

With the plethora of candlestick patterns out there, some are simple and some are complex. Three advancing white soldiers is on the easier side and can really help you decide where the market is going.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Candlestick patterns are noted to help traders and investors find entry and exit points in the market. The concealing baby swallow is no different. For the example used, we will assume the market is in a downward trend and there may be a bullish reversal near. This is a difficult pattern to spot because there are not one or two, but four candles that go into the formation of this pattern. Let us begin with the setup and what to look for.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Candlestick patterns litter the investing community and some are better than others while others are easier to identify. The objective of identifying a candlestick pattern is to signal to the trader or investor that a potential shift in the market could be near. With that, the morning star pattern is a signal using technical analysis that the market may be shifting from a bearish pattern to a bullish pattern. Morning star utilize not one, but three candles in its pattern.

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  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Rate of change or the price rate of change is another technical indicator that is used to help find momentum and the direction of the market. Whether you are a swing trader or a long term investor, it is always a solid idea to know where the market is at. Typically plotted on the bottoms of the chart, it is calculated by taking the most recent closing price, subtracting the closing price for however many periods ago. Then, dividing that bn the closing price however many years ago, multiplied by 100.

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