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Top 4 Stocks With The Highest Ratio Of Short Sell Volume In 2017

Top 4 Stocks With The Highest Ratio Of Short Sell Volume In 2017

In investing terms, longing a stock essentially means buying a stock, with the hopes of it become higher to make a profit. The opposite can be said for shorting a stock which means selling a stock with the expectation of the price can become lower.

However, longing a stock isn’t the only way to make a profit.

Short selling too, can achieve the same purpose.

A brief explanation of short selling:

Short selling essentially means you borrow a stock, with the expectation to buy it back at a lower price in order to make a profit. The profit is realized when the stock is bought back at a lower price and returned. Borrowing of stock occurs through brokerages.

In terms of transaction volume, there is also short sell volume. Short sell volume of a stock is the total number of shares short sold in the entire market during a given period of time. This does not include any CFD shorts.

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FREE Technical Analysis (TA) Charting Tool Tutorial

FREE Technical Analysis (TA) Charting Tool Tutorial

Due to numerous feedback on how to better utilise our free Technical Analysis (TA) charting tool, we’ve come up with a simple guide to help people who’re new to our charts get started in 3 minutes!

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*Note: this tutorial is NOT teaching Technical Analysis, but the utilisation of the charting tool. All stocks, indicators and drawings shown are just for illustration purposes to show the functions of our tool.

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TA Series 10: Momentum

TA Series 10: Momentum

Welcome back everyone to the 9th post of TA series. Finally, it is time to talk about a more advanced momentum and trend indicators. Regardless of the type of investor you are, I believe that this post is going to help you to make better decision on when to enter or exit a position, and therefore maximizes your return. Since previously I have talked about trend and idea behind them, in this post I will go through momentum and its indicator in a greater detail and I will end by discussing how to combine both indicator to come up with the most informed trade decision. So, let’s begin.

Momentum


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TA Series 8: Moving Averages and Weighted

TA Series 8: Moving Averages and Weighted

This column is written by @devinnath.
Devin is a technical analyst who balances FA and TA in his investment decisions. He believes in using news and FA to spot the right stocks and rely on TA to give him the lowest risk-to-reward ratio possible.


Welcome back everyone to the 8th post of Technical Analysis Series. In previous posts, I have talked about various candlesticks patterns, resistance, support and many other fundamentals of TA (pun unintended) that you need to know. Along the way I have frequently used many mathematical terms such as “Moving Averages” and “Weighted”. Basic understanding of these terms is very crucial in determining your success in using TA in your investment decisions. For those of you who find mathematics to be a thing of the past, then this post is just for you. I will summarize all you need to know about these jargons without going down into the technical too much but more into how to understand their application on our charts.

Moving Averages

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TA Series 7: Volume Explained

TA Series 7: Volume Explained

Welcome back everyone to the 7th post of the series, Volume. Due to popular demand, let me clarify all you need to know about volume and its impact on Technical Analysis in this post, before I move on to chart patterns as well as trading strategy in the following post. Volume is an important factor of Technical Analysis which often overlooked by many analysts.

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TA Series 6: Identifying Trends

TA Series 6: Identifying Trends

Welcome back everyone! After the previous post about support and resistance, I believe that it will only be appropriate to talk about trend lines. Over the series I have used the phrase trend reversal, trend continuation or up/down-trend. Some of you may have understood entirely, or at least partially about trend lines. For the benefit of everyone, especially those who are very new to investing, I will break down everything you need to know about trend lines in this post, so keep on reading.


What is a trend?

In day to day basis, we use the word “trend” to describe the general direction of something that keeps changing e.g. fashion, food or holiday destination. Despite the seemingly random fluctuations, there is always a general direction that can be deciphered from a greater perspective.

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TA Series Part 4: Dual and Triple candlestick patterns

TA Series Part 4: Dual and Triple candlestick patterns

In the previous post, I have discussed about candlestick’s history, its inventor as well as a few common single candlestick patterns. As a continuation of the previous post, I will now discuss about the dual candlestick patterns as well as triple candlestick patterns. More advanced patterns will not only indicate turning signals, but also show trend confirmation that can give investor more confidence to take action in the market. At the end of this post, you should be able to identify most common chart patterns, and read between the candlesticks.

Dual candlestick pattern

Tweezer top and bottom

     

Tweezers do look like those things that you use to pluck your eyebrows. These patterns have the following characteristics:

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TA Series Part 3: Candlesticks

TA Series Part 3: Candlesticks

Now that we have understood what is Technical Analysis and why do they work, let’s us now jump right into the most important basics of Technical Analysis, which is to understand what are candlesticks. To put it simply, candlesticks are basically the individual boxes (can be green-red or black-white) that made up a chart. They represent the open, close, high and low price of a particular instrument within a specific time period. In this post, we are going to learn about the origin of candlesticks, its basic patterns and how to interpret them.

Where it came from

The Japanese candlesticks or what is commonly known as candlesticks have come a long way since it was first used around 1600. It was first used by a rice trader in Japan called Homma. During the period between 16th and 17th Century, many of Japanese areas are engaging in a civil war, which is why many of the candlestick patterns are named after military terms.
It was not until the last 2 decades that candlesticks start to popularize the investment world. After an extensive 3 year long research done by Steve Nison, he finally managed to popularize candlesticks in the West through its initial publication of “Japanese Candlesticks Charting Techniques”, published in 1991.

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TA Series Part 2: Why does Technical Analysis work?

TA Series Part 2: Why does Technical Analysis work?

This article is written by @devinnath from InvestingNote. Devin is a technical analyst who balances FA and TA in his investment decisions. He believes in using news and FA to spot the right stocks and rely on TA to give him the lowest risk-to-reward ratio possible.

In the last post of the TA series, most of you are puzzled by the million dollar question of “Why does TA work?” Most people think that It seems too good to be true if you can actually look into the future just by using some mathematical formula and charts, isn’t it? I too believe that you might have been told by someone, somewhere that in the investment universe, if it is too good to be true, then it is indeed too good to be true. Unfortunately, in TA world not everything is always full of sunshine and rainbow.

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