in commentary

Even the Press Guys agree – Technical Analysis WORKS

It’s not often Technical Analysis gets a good rap in the national press. I think this is because journalists like to write stories about the markets, so need a reason to explain a move in a particular stock or market, rather than just a plain old “more buyers than sellers” response.
But to be fair the journalist community is getting …

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in company News

Technical Outlook in the Footsie?

The FTSE has been making some noises to the downside of late, finally coming to the party on our pullback skew.
Our regular readers will know that ever since we found resistance around 4500 over most of May we have been mooting the idea of a pullback. Will this take us back to or even through the March lows? You …

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in technical analysis

Technical Analysis Tutorial: The Stochastic Oscillator

As part of our continued efforts to explain the major technical indicators to our clients, what follows is a simple explanation of the Stochastics momentum indicators often used in our analysis.
Originally devised by George C. Lane in the 1950s, the Stochastic oscillator is one of the easiest indicators to interpret. It tells us where the price sits in relation …

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