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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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A Golden Tiger: Haw Par (H02)

A Golden Tiger: Haw Par (H02)


This column is jointly written by @fayewang, @calvinwee and @gordon_ong.
-Faye is both a fundamental analyst and economist by nature. She is a global thinker who’s open-minded and enjoys learning from the market.
-Calvin is a fundamental analyst at heart and an ardent disciple of value investing. He relishes the process of searching for undervalued stocks and enjoys collecting dividends from his stocks.
-Gordon has a demonstrable interest in equity investments, financial markets, and negotiating deals. As @NTUInvestmentClub president, he has an understanding of what factors drive an organisation’s success.

Brief Background:
Haw Par Corporation Limited is engaged in manufacturing, marketing and trading healthcare products; providing leisure-related goods and services, and investing in properties and securities. The principal activities of the Company are licensing of the Tiger trademarks and owning investments for long-term holding purposes, the history of the brothers Haw and Par traced back to the 19th century. The company distributes its products in the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australasia, and Europe.

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TA Series Part 1: What is Technical Analysis?

TA Series Part 1: What is Technical Analysis?

Many investors and traders discussed about fancy charting techniques, oscillators and momentum indicators. Before we go deeper into all the fancy jargons, it all comes back down to the basic understanding of technical analysis and where it came from. So, what exactly is Technical Analysis?

There are 4 main things that you should know about Technical Analysis. That is, TA consists of charts, TA is subjective, TA reflects emotions and TA can be used by different instruments.

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Event Recap: The Basics of Technical Analysis workshop with Joey Choy

Event Recap: The Basics of Technical Analysis workshop with Joey Choy

The Basics of Technical Analysis workshop held last Friday was a full house!

Conducted by top-tier remisier and one of our verified and most reputable users, Joey Choy, it included several key points which is helpful for beginners, given as feedback from the kind crowd who attended.

Some of the key takeaways from the workshop include support/resistance in up/down/sidewards trends, key technical indicators such as MACD, RSI and moving averages.

Here are some photos of how it all went well:

joey choy investingnote workshop

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