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Technical analysis is a method of evaluating market activity, such as past prices and volume, to help identify patterns or events that can help suggest future activity. Learn how to access, select, and apply technical patterns and events to a chart.

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Technical analysis focuses on market action – specifically, volume and price. Technical analysis is only one approach to analyzing stocks. When considering what stocks to buy or sell, you should use the approach that you're most comfortable with. As with all your investments, you must make your own determination whether an investment in any particular security or securities is right for you based on your investment objectives, risk tolerance, and financial situation. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Charts, screenshots, company stock symbols and examples contained in this module are for illustrative purposes only.
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