Technical Analysis Terms and Definitions

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200-day moving average
accumulation area
advance/decline line
advance/decline Ratio (A/D)
advance/decline spread
advancing issues
advancing volume
advisors' sentiment
alpha
alpha equation
alpha generation platform
alternative beta
analysis
anticipated holding period
appraisal ratio
arithmetic mean
Arms Index
ascending bottoms
ascending channel
ascending tops
ascending triangle
asset-swap spread
asymmetrical distribution
autocorrelation
autoregressive
Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity
Average Directional Index
average directional movement index rating
average true range
bar chart
Barra's Performance Analysis
Barron's Confidence Index
base
bear correction
bear flag
bear rally
bearish abandoned baby
bearish belt hold
bearish divergence
bearish engulfing pattern
beta
beta decay
Big Three
blow-off top
blowoff
blowoff top
bollinger bands
bottom
bottom of the harbor scheme
box size
breadth
breadth-of-market theory
breakaway gap
breakout
Brownian motion
bull correction
bull flag
bull squeeze
bullish abandoned baby
bullish belt hold
bullish divergence
bullish engulfing pattern
bullish homing pigeon
buy break
candlestick charts
capital market line
cash equity
Chaikin Oscillator
Chande Momentum Oscillator
characteristic line
chart
Chartered Market Technician (CMT)
charting
chartist
Chikou Span
coefficient of determination
cokurtosis
commodity channel index
common gap
confirmation on a chart
congestion
continuation chart
continuation pattern
copula
corrective waves
correlation
correlation coefficient
coskewness
cost of sales
covariance
credible signal
crossover rule
cumulative volume index (CVI)
cup and handle
daily chart
dark cloud cover
Darvas Box Theory
declining issues
declining volume
demand index
demarker indicator
derivative pricing models
descending bottoms
descending tops
descending triangle
descending triple bottom
detrend
diamond top formation
diffusion index
direct relationship
Directional Movement Index
dispersion
displaced moving average
distribution area
distribution line
doji
double bottom
double exponential moving average (DEMA)
double top
double top breakout
down transition probability
down volume
downside volume
dragonfly
DUAL Commodity Channel Index (DCCI)
dynamic hedging strategy
Dynamic Momentum Index (DMI)
efficient surface
Elliott Wave Theory
elves
envelope
epsilon
equivolume
equivolume chart
event study
expanding triangle
exponential moving average
extreme point rule
fail-safe
fakeout
false breakout
false signal
Fibonacci arcs
Fibonacci Time Zones
first-pass regression
flag
fleas and ticks
force index
forecast
forex EA
forward curve
Fourier analysis
fulcrum point
furlough
generalized autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity (GARCH)
geometric mean
gilt curve
government shutdown
gravestone
gravestone doji
greeks
gyrations
hammer
Haurlan index
head and shoulders
Heikin-Ashi technique
high-low index
Hindenburg omen
hockey stick
hook reversal
hybrid market
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
impulse wave pattern
inclining wedge
index basis
inflection point
information ratio
intermediate-term
international equity style box
interpolation
intraday intensity index
intraday trading
inverse relationship
inverse saucer
inverted hammer
inverted saucer
investability quotient (IQ)
island reversal
Jennifer Lopez
k-ratio
Kairi Relative Index (KRI)
Keltner channel
key reversal day
kijun line
law of large numbers
linear chart
linear regression
local volatility
logarithmic chart
lognormal distribution
long-legged doji
long-term debt to capitalization ratio
MACD
market analysis
market correction
market multiple
market technician

Market Technicians Association (MTA)
market thrust
marubozo
Max Pain(TM)
McClellan Oscillator
mean
mean return
measuring principle
median
medium-term
memory-of-price strategy
Milner analysis
mode
model
modified Sharpe ratio
momentum indicator
money flow index
Monte Carlo
moving average
moving average ribbon
multi-factor model
multiple
multiplier
Nasdaq 100 After Hours Indicator
negative butterfly
negative directional indicator
NOI
noise
normal distribution
nova/ursa ratio
odd-lot theory
on-balance volume
opening range
operating surplus
opportunity line
oscillator
outside reversal
overbought
overbought/oversold indicator
oversold
parabolic indicator
pattern
peak-to-valley drawdown
pennant
PHI-ellipse
piercing pattern
pivot
pivot point
plateau
point-and-figure chart
polarized fractal efficiency (PFE)
positive butterfly
positive directional indicator
price action
price by volume chart (PBV)
price oscillators (PPO)
price pattern
price rate of change (ROC)
price to tangible book value (PTBV)
price/volume chart
probability distribution
profit ratio
projection
Qstick indicator
quantitative trading
r-squared
range-bound trading
ratio
ratio analysis
rectangle
red candlestick
regression
regression analysis
regression equation
Relative Strength Index
Relative Vigor Index (RVI)
relative volatility
Renko Chart
residual standard deviation
resistance
retracement levels
Return on Capital Employed
reversal amount
rising bottoms
risk
ROC
ROCE
ROS
ROTA
rounding bottom
rounding top
RSI
S curve
sanku (three gaps) pattern
saucer
screen
secular trend
serial correlation
session price
Sharpe ratio
shooting star
signal
signal line
simple moving average
simulation
slow stochastic
solvency ratio
Sortino ratio
speed resistance lines
spinning top
standard deviation
STARC bands
statistical arbitrage
statistically significant
stochastic
Stochastic oscillator
stochastic volatility (SV)
stochRSI
stock watch
structural pivot
support
swing index
synchronous data
tainted alpha
tax-efficient fund
technical analysis
technical analyst
technical decline
technical indicator
technical rally
technical sign
technicals
technician
test
tick indicator
top
top out
trade price response
Trading Index
trading pattern
trailing
trendline
Treynor Index
triangle
trigger line
TRIN
triple bottom
triple top
TTM
turnover ratio
ultima
up volume
upside/downside ratio
V formation
valuation
Value At Risk
VAR
variance
vertical line charting
volatility
volatility ratio
volume moving average
volume price trend indicator (VPT)
W formation
wedge
weighted alpha
weighted average
weighted close
what-if analysis
z-score
Z-spread
zig zag
zone of resistance
zone of support
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