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Global stocks: Good opportunities in Tesla and Baidu stocks (13 November 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff has a closer look at Tesla and the Chinese multinational technology company Baidu, listed on the NASDAQ.
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Investtech Research: Variable predictive power in sell signals from head and shoulders formations (12 November 2019)
New research results from Investtech show that sell signals from head and shoulders formations appear negligible in the short term, but give some negative excess return in the long term. In the medium term, they gave an annualised negative excess return of 9.8 percentage points in the period 1996-2018.
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Investtech Research: Excess return following buy signals from inverse head and shoulders formations (12 November 2019)
New research results from Investtech show that annualised excess return following buy signals from inverse head and shoulders formations in the medium term was 13.7 percentage points in the period 1996-2018.
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Global stocks: One buy and one sell (6 November 2019)
It seems that the global markets are moving in harmony as most of the world indices are making new highs or at least multi-year highs. Today we look at the AEX-index and two Dutch stocks.
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Global stocks: The big techs - Google, Apple and Microsoft (30 October 2019)
Markets are rejoicing as the S&P 500 index reaches its all time high. The stock market is a mirror of the economy as a whole and we look at the big techs - Google, Apple and Microsoft.
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Investtech Research: Support and Resistance - Summary (29 October 2019)
Support and resistance are among the most important elements of technical analysis. In some areas our new research findings are in accordance with the theory, while other findings indicate that the theory is weak or even wrong.
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New research: Break upwards through resistance is a buy signal (24 October 2019)
Stocks that have broken upwards through resistance have continued to rise and outperformed benchmark. These signals may be valuable input in a decision of whether to buy the stock.
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Global stocks: Buy signal, breakout from price formations (23 October 2019)
The three stocks that we have selected today are on the basis of breakout from price formations like rectangle, double bottom and head-and-shoulders formations.
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New research: Strong excess return following buy signals from rectangle formations (17 October 2019)
New research results from Investtech show that stocks with buy signals from rectangle formations in the Nordic markets statistically give strong excess return. Buy signals from rectangle formations identified in Investtech’s short term price charts in the Nordic markets have given an annualised excess return of 16.7 percentage points in the period 1996-2018.
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Global stocks: Big brands look promising (16 October 2019)
Four interesting multinational stocks for our readers today; two sports brands that are trading at record high levels and two car brands that have positively broken out of price formations.
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New research into Support and Resistance: Research results cause doubt about buy signals (10 October 2019)
New research results from Investtech show that stocks which have reacted downwards and are testing support have developed in line with benchmark in the following period. Such signals give little information about future price development and can be dropped from a technical analysis of a stock. These results cause doubt about an important element of technical analysis theory.
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Global stocks: Two buy and two sell from Top 50 candidates (9 October 2019)
We are taking a detour from US stocks and focusing on British stocks today, presenting analyses for what can prove themselves to be good opportunities in the current market.
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New research into Support and Resistance: Buy signal when stock is above support and lacks resistance (26 September 2019)
Stocks that are far above support and lack resistance have risen a great deal in the following period. Despite these being considered theoretically neutral situations, our research results show that statistically they are very good buy signals.
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Global stocks: Amazon and AT&T(Inc.), where are they heading? (25 September 2019)
The US markets, along with many other global markets, showed a negative development on Tuesday. S&P 500 ended the day at 2967 points, which is a decline of 0.84 per cent.
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Changes to Support and Resistance algorithms (20 September 2019)
Investtech’s research into Support and Resistance conducted in the autumn of 2019 has revealed important findings. The research results are consistent with technical analysis theory in some cases, while in others the results indicate that the theory is weak or even wrong. We have found it appropriate to change the algorithms used in Investtech’s automatic technical analyses.
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Global stocks: Buy or Sell? Five Indian stocks (18 September 2019)
The global markets are showing no clear signs that they are moving in tandem with one another. Some markets are performing very well, while others are struggling to hold a solid ground.
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Global stocks: Buy signal from price formations for two US stocks (11 September 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff shares long term charts of two US listed stocks that have given breakouts from price formations and what return Investtech's research indicates from these formations.
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Global stocks: Three positive candidates from Model Portfolio Germany (4 September 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at three out of seven stocks that are currently in our Model Portfolio for Germany. We offer this special feature for six leading European markets.
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Global stocks: Three leading software and digital companies across the globe (28 August 2019)
Most of the big Indian IT companies are trading either close to their all-time-highs or within eight per cent range from the top. Analyst Kiran Shroff looks for a similar pattern elsewhere.
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Global stocks: Three top brand names across different markets (21 August 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff writes about stocks from three different markets. These are world famous brand names that are among the top players in their individual fields.
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Global stocks: US stocks - three strong candidates (14 August 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff writes about three solid stocks that are listed on S&P 500 and show strength in a rising trend or breakout from a price formation.
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Global stocks: Big US stocks - two buy and one sell (7 August 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff finds that the Hausse indices match well with the development of charts and suggest caution for short term investors while still holding bullish sentiment in the long term.
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Global stocks: Two buy candidates, US stocks (24 July 2019)
S&P 500 (SP500) developed positively on Tuesday and gained 0.68 per cent to a close of 3005 points. S&P 500 is in a rising trend channel in the short, medium and long term. Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at two stocks that are listed on the S&P 500.
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Global stocks: Bitcoin and Gold (10 July 2019)
After lot of surfing through different markets, analyst Kiran Shroff decided to review our analysis on Bitcoin and Gold. Please note that there is no interdependence or proven correlation between these two instruments.
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Global stocks: Positive candidates, two German and two Danish stocks (3 July 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff finds four positive candidates in two European markets this week.
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Investtech Research: Trend signals better than theory suggests (20 June 2019)
A study of 101,763 cases of stocks in rising trend channels in the Nordic markets in the period 1996 to 2018 shows that stocks near the trend channel ceiling on average have continued a strong rise, while stocks near the trend channel floor developed weakly. In other words, the research results are almost the opposite of what the theory posits.
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Global stocks: Three positive opportunities, consumer defensives and cyclical stocks (12 June 2019)
Consumer Defensive are stocks that deal with staples. As the name suggests, they provide a cushion against market volatility, pay good periodic dividends, and are less susceptible to market pullbacks. In times where the economic policies and trade decisions of the Trump administration scare the markets, not only locally but internationally, keeping consumer defensive stocks in your basket can be a good option as they provide diversification to the portfolio.
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Global stocks: FAANG stocks, what to expect in the near future (5 June 2019)
The big tech giants were sent down on Monday when the flare of planned investigations by Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission set out. In Tuesday's trade most of them managed to recover some of the losses from Monday as the broader market went up by more than two percent and closed higher.
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Global stocks: Two buy and one sell (22 May 2019)
Tesla is at its lowest since January 2017. Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at Tesla and two other interesting stocks from different Exchanges.
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Global stocks: BITCOIN in a rush (13 May 2019)
Bitcoin is in a rush. Since our last published analysis on April 3 and 'til the time we write this analysis on May 13 at 2030 hrs CET, the cryptocurrency has risen from 4958 to 7785 dollars, which is up by 57 per cent.
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Research results India - Volume balance is a reliable indicator (2 May 2019)
A research report from Investtech based on 12 years of data from the National Stock Exchange in India shows that stocks with high volume balance have continued to rise and stocks with low volume balance have given significant negative excess return compared to benchmark.
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Global stocks: Three buy opportunities for short to medium term (24 April 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at three interesting American stocks that have good potential in the near term future.
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Research results India - signals from rectangle formations (23 April 2019)
A new research report from Investtech based on 12 years of data from the National Stock Exchange in India shows that stocks with buy signal from rectangle formations on average have risen by 4.9 per cent after three months, while stocks with sell signal from rectangle formations have fallen 0.5 per cent.
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Global stocks: Two buy and one sell - Facebook gives a buy signal (10 April 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at three US stocks of which two are positive and one is negative: Facebook, eBay and General Electric.
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Global stocks: Bitcoin wakes up from sleep, gains over 20 per cent in two days (3 April 2019)
We look at the medium term charts of Bitcoin, Brent Crude Nymex and Gold futures and how they have behaved in the recent past - and are likely to behave in the near future.
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Global stocks: Big US investment and financial services stocks and their current health (27 March 2019)
We see that there is mixed behaviour among banking and financial services, investment and asset management stocks. Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at Visa, PayPal, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup.
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Global stocks: Find good investment ideas with the strategy behind Investtech’s Model Portfolios (20 March 2019)
Investtech has been publishing technical analysis for over 21 years now and over the years has created a system that works on its own. We have created algorithms that go through every stock that we publish analysis for and automatically plots trend channels, volume balance, price formations, support and resistance and the momentum indicator RSI on the price chart.
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New research report: Stocks in rising trends (18 March 2019)
A new research report from Investtech based on 23 years of data from the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway and 16 years of data from Sweden, Denmark and Finland shows that stocks with buy signal from rising trend on average have risen by 4.9 % in three months, while stocks with sell signal from falling trend have risen by 0.6 %
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Global stocks: Four buys based on our Top 50 list (14 March 2019)
In this analysis we explain positioning of the stock price with respect to trend channel and other parameters for two American and two Danish stocks.
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Global stocks: Two buy and one sell among US consumer packaged goods (6 March 2019)
In the consumer packaged goods (CPG) space, we choose to write about three well known brands that have been in the market for a very long time now and are tough competitors, or you can say the one's loss is the other's gain.
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Microsoft takes over Apple as largest share in Oil Fund (27 February 2019)
The Government Pension Fund Global of Norway, also known as the Oil Fund, came out with its numbers today. It is the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund.
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Global stocks: Going international today with three European stocks (20 February 2019)
Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at three European stocks today, from Sweden, Danmark and the Netherlands.
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New research results: RSI is a good momentum indicator (20 February 2019)
A research report from Investtech based on 23 years of data from the Nordic stock exchanges shows that stocks with high RSI, above the critical 70 level, have continued to rise and given an annualized excess return of 9.1 percentage points.
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Research into the Indian stock market: RSI is a good momentum indicator (19 February 2019)
A research report from Investtech based on 12 years of data from the National Stock Exchange in India shows that stocks with high RSI, above the critical 70 level, have continued to rise. Similarly stocks with low RSI, below the critical 30 level, have continued to underperform vs benchmark.
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Global stocks: Trading opportunities, two buy and a potential sell (13 February 2019)
We ran through the US stocks using our Stock selection tool, which can sort stocks based on parameters like liquidity, volatility, trend, momentum and volume, etc., and found three trading opportunities for you.
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Global stocks: Optimism rules, three solid buy candidates (6 February 2019)
Since their bottom in late December, many global indices have recovered by 8 to 16 per cent on closing basis. S&P 500 gained around 16 % and FTSE 100 and Oslo Stock Exchange are up by 8 per cent, to name a few.
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Global stocks: Energy stocks look strong in the medium term (12 December 2018)
The US markets have been in a somewhat sideways to downward trend in the past few weeks. But one sector that is enjoying a good time is utilities stocks. Many of them are near multi-year high.
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Global stocks: 1 Buy and 2 Sell Signals (5 December 2018)
Today we have analysed three US stocks that are world renowned companies and belong to different sectors: one sports brand, another in consumer packaged goods and one in aviation.
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Global stocks: Buy signals in three European stocks (28 November 2018)
Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at three stocks from three different European markets; Germany, the Netherlands and Finland.
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Global stocks: FANG stocks - could they fall a further 10-20 per cent? (21 November 2018)
Big stocks that have majorly underperformed the markets in the last couple of months are FANG stocks. The question is what may happen to their stock prices in the coming time.
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Global stocks: Defensive stocks - 2 buy and 1 sell (14 November 2018)
Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at a couple of stocks that are considered defensives, as traders and investors use them as a hedge to safeguard their portfolios from major downside.
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Global stocks: 2 buy and 1 sell, LSE listed stocks this week (8 November 2018)
This week we filter for liquidity, volatility and technical score, and find stocks that could turn out to be good bets in the coming weeks and months.
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Global stocks: Market sentiment - What are investors thinking? (31 October 2018)
Today we are taking a quick view at the broader US market indices US500 (S&P500), NASDAQ-100 index (NASDAQ Composite Index) and the Hausse index.
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Global stocks: Three stocks with great upside potential (24 October 2018)
US markets had a slightly rough day yesterday, with DJIA, S&P500 and Nasdaq all down between the range of 0.4 and 0.55 per cent. On the other hand, a few stocks are holding on with a strong grip and would not let go, while some are gearing up to rise.
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Global stocks: Short-term trading possibilities (17 October 2018)
As the market goes up and down, we found some short term trading opportunities. We have selected stocks that have a volatility percentage of close to 11 or lower and liquidity of over 200 million dollars on a monthly basis.
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Global stocks: Three negative stocks based on our automatic scoring system (10 October 2018)
Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at three liquid stocks that overall score negative by Investtech's algorithms on all time frames. We make sure to choose ones that are liquid enough for anyone to trade.
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Global stocks: 2 buy and 1 watch, rectangle formations on the go (3 October 2018)
Analyst Kiran Shroff looks at three stocks with signals from Rectangle formations.
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Global stocks: All-time highs and lows (26 September 2018)
Many world indices are at or closer to their multi-year highs. However, some stocks follow the market and some go against it. We go a little diverse country-wise and sector-wise as we go through international stocks this week.
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Global stocks: Commodities this week - Brent Crude, Gold and Silver (19 September 2018)
Commodities prices for Brent Crude, also known as black gold, Gold and the most widely used industrial metal Silver are based on a wide range of factors. What do the charts say about commodities? Let us have a look.
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Global stocks: 3 buying opportunities (13 September 2018)
Share prices are a broader picture of investor sentiment and demand-supply, and a direct representation of what is happening inside a company or an instrument. Whether it is a bite of an APPLE, a news coverage by the service provider Thomson Reuters or the Fortune 500 listed Johnson & Johnson, everything is reflected in their share prices.
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Global stocks: 3 buying opportunities (4 September 2018)
S&P 500, NASDAQ and OMXSPI.ST, to name a few, are some of the indices across the globe that are around their all time highs. The driving force is certainly confidence among investors and hope to earn a little extra.
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Commodities analyses: Gold and Silver (29 August 2018)
Investtech analyses a number of commodities and gives buy and sell recommendations every day. Today we have had a closer look at gold and silver.
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Global stocks: 3 buys and 1 sell (29 August 2018)
This week we have chosen to write about four well known liquid stocks from three different markets around the globe.
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Global stocks: Three stocks from three different markets (22 August 2018)
This week we have chosen to write about three well known stocks from three different markets around the globe.
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Global stocks: Four interesting stocks listed on global exchanges (15 August 2018)
We have analysed four international stocks, including one Indian stock to mark India's Independence Day today. These companies are leaders in their own fields and very popular worldwide.
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Global stocks: 3 solid buy (8 August 2018)
We have analysed three American stocks that are popular and very liquid. All three of them are buy recommendation.
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Sell Bitcoin now (1 February 2018)
In less than a month, the euphoria of the Cryptocurrency market has turned into strong fear and pessimism.
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Investtech launches cryptocurrency analyses (18 January 2018)
The total value of the world’s cryptocurrencies was c. 4,000 billion NOK Wednesday morning, according to coinmarketcap.com. Consequently, the cryptocurrency market cannot now be ignored.
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New analysis platform (6 December 2017)
Launching Investtech’s analyses in new and better design! The analyses are even more useful with new functionality and statistics.
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Head and shoulders formations have low predictive power in the short term (14 November 2017)
Inverse/ head and shoulders formations in Investtech's short term charts have low predictive power. This is shown in a research report from Investtech based on 19 years of data from the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway.
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Short term double bottom/top formations contradict technical analysis theory (30 June 2017)
A research report from Investtech based on 19 years of data from the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway shows that short term double bottom/top formations contradict established technical analysis theory. The results indicate that classical technical analysis theory should be revised.
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Statistics on short term rectangle formations – Oslo Stock Exchange 1996 - 2014 (14 June 2017)
A research report from Investtech based on 19 years of data from the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway shows that buy signals from short term rectangle formations statistically gave a price increase of 4.7 per cent in the three months following the signal.
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New help page: Candlesticks (2 May 2017)
Candlestick analysis is traditionally used to identify short-term purchase and sale signals. Read more about Candlestick patterns on our new help page.
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Double bottom/top formations have low predictive power in the medium long term (24 March 2017)
Double bottom and double top formations in Investtech's medium long term charts have low predictive power. This is shown in a research report from Investtech based on 19 years of data from the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway.
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Head and shoulders formations have low predictive power in the medium long term (17 March 2017)
Inverse/ head and shoulders formations in Investtech's medium long term charts have low predictive power. This is shown in a research report from Investtech based on 19 years of data from the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway.
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Return following signals from long term rectangle formations (22 February 2017)
Geometric price patterns, like rectangles, are used in technical analysis to predict future price development. We have studied the price movements that followed long term buy and sell signals from rectangle formations on the Oslo Stock Exchange in a period of 19 years, from 1996 to 2014.
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New help pages: Momentum and RSI (9 February 2017)
RSI is an often used indicator in technical analysis. Investtech’s research shows that the common overbought and oversold interpretation of RSI is statistically not true. Read more on our new help pages!
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The Trend Bible (11 October 2016)
We are proud to present The Trend Bible at www.thetrendbible.com - Investtech's comprehensive guide to stock trading based on trends!
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Technical analysis: The Oil Sector (10 June 2016)
This week we have looked at crude oil and some of the larger international companies in the oil sector.
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Rising and falling trends – return in the following three months (31 May 2016)
Trends are some of the most important elements in the theory of technical analysis, and are widely used by investors as a basis for investment decisions. The theory says that stocks in a rising trend will continue to move within the trend. To what extent is this true and can it be used to achieve excess return?
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Overbought RSI – Preliminary Research Results (5 November 2015)
Is overbought RSI a sell signal? Or is RSI largely a momentum indicator, which makes high RSI a buy signal? We have studied price development after RSI has reached extreme levels on the stock exchanges in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Helsinki. The preliminary results are exciting.
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Buy before December – Seasonal variations on the Scandinavian Stock Exchanges (16 October 2015)
Investtech’s statistics based on three decades of data show that the Scandinavian stock exchanges rise from early winter until early summer. We have studied this seasonality in further detail below.
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High and Low Volume Balance - Preliminary Research Results (25 June 2015)
What does high or low volume balance mean for future price development? Does it signal rising or falling prices? We have looked at price development following volbal22 reaching extreme levels on the stock exchanges in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
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Signals from double top and double bottom formations (13 February 2015)
A new research report from Investtech shows that stocks with buy signals from double bottom formations rose by 11.3 % in three months, whereas stocks with sell signals from double top formations fell by 1.1 %.
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Signals from head and shoulders formations (30 December 2014)
A new research report from Investtech shows that stocks with buy signals from inverse head and shoulders formations rose by 13.9 % in three months, whereas stocks with sell signals from head and shoulders formations fell by 4.4 %.
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Buy signals from rectangle formations gave 6.2 per cent in three months (9 December 2014)
A research report from Investtech based on 19 years of data from the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway shows that buy signals from rectangle formations statistically give a price increase of 6.2 per cent in the three months following the signal.
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Better the car than the stock (3 October 2014)
Many of the car stocks are technically negative, so if you need money for a new car, investing in car stocks may not be the way to go.
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Important indices show that optimism prevails (3 September 2014)
Analyses of leading indices show that long-term optimism dominates the big stock exchanges.
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Today's Case Germany - results 2003-2013 (17 January 2014)
Investtech has analysed the German market since year 2000. Since May 2003, our computers have selected Today's Case from among the Dax30 companies and also the broader CDax, and presented the selected stocks to our subscribers.
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My favourite indicator is REC (28 May 2013)
CEO Espen Grønstad states that his favourite indicator is: REC.
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Understand the psychology of the stock market (21 May 2013)
Technical analysis and behavioural finance use investor psychology to predict future stock market developments. Investor psychology is based on the fact that humans to a large extent are driven by basic needs, in which pain and pleasure are important reasons for the choices we make.
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Commodities: sell gold and silver (May 10, 2013)
In step with the increasing optimism for the world economy, many investors appear to be pulling their money out of the assumed safe havens of gold and silver. Gold and silver have triggered sell signals and a further fall is indicated.
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My favourite indicator is Trend (9 May 2013)
Head of Research and Analysis, Mr. Geir Linløkken, states that his favourite indicator is: Trend.
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All time high in the USA (March 6, 2013)
The American index Dow Jones Industrial Average, DJIA, hit a new record high yesterday.
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