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“Two tops that approximately the same price level” is only half the explanation.  Prices must decline below and close below the low point established between the two tops (the middle reversal point) before a double top has been activated.  In a double bottom, prices must...

Technical analysis patterns can be deivided into two types, reversal and continuation patterns. Reversal patterns indicate that the primary trend is likely to change direction, from an up trend to a down trend or vice versa. Continuation patterns indicate a trend is likely to continue,...

Evaluating the market – The International Economy South Africa has a very open economy and is therefore affected by global events. Open economy means that imports and exports constitute a large percentage of our GDP. The equity market is particularly sensitive to global events because of...

Respected global information and measurement company, Nielsen, recently conducted a survey of investment attitudes. More than 28,000 consumers with online access in 56 countries were polled. Some of the results are discussed here. Stocks are the most favoured investment instrument: When it comes to investing, stocks (or...