Does Technical Trading Really Work? Technical Analysis 101 By Jonas Elmerraji

"Is technical analysis the Holy Grail for investors? Or is it just tea leaf reading?"
It shouldn't come as a surprise that talking about investing strategies brings up strong emotions among their practitioners. After all, people's money is on the line. But few topics draw the same polar degrees of ire and praise that technical analysis does. The thing is, many of the biggest TA critics don't really understand how technicians actually use their toolbox to make money in the markets. Continue to article

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