When price is reaching to new highs, but the indicator is making lower
highs, or keeping the same high, you are seeing negative divergence.
Combine that with price reaching a resistance level and you have an
excellent signal for a reversal in trend. This is the best way to use
the indicators when trading. This could be a good sign to place a
Should the stock market continue to rise only on defensive
sectors, you should be in for a bearish turn within weeks and a return
of the bear for the late summer and fall. Price proceeded to rally
strong from that demand level and through that profit margin, and
beyond. Stock trading and investing can be the most complicated task
many traders will ever face.
Between all the schools of thought when it comes to conventional technical
analysis and reading stock charts and all the news and fundamental
analysis to be done, this can be more than a full time job. Traders
need to focus on how they make money buying and selling stocks and
apply those principles which they already do well to the trading and
This is where a trader makes his or her money. There is
nothing inherently wrong with understanding macroeconomics, government
policies, and reading charts, and how they may be hurting or helping
the value of an individual stock. Most traders should spend a lot more
time understanding these concepts. The important distinction is that
you must separate these two concepts fundamental value and technical
value to be a consistently profitable trader.
It may not be easy to separate these two concepts in your
head at first, but I guarantee if you can do it you will trade better
and make more money. In order to be consistently profitable one has to
do many things that do not come naturally to us as human beings. You
have to stretch your boundaries, work on your fears and learn the
proper way to speculate. Because at the end of day, anything in life
that is meaningful is always challenging.
The stock market is a mixed bag with many sectors attempting
to go higher, some are stuck in a range and some are pointing lower.
So be cautious when trading because as of now, the market is not sure
which way it wants to go. It is so essential to have a bigger picture
outlook before attempting to make a trade. Make sure to place your
stop losses and take profits accordingly.