There are two types of analysis used by traders to inform their trading decisions. Technical analysis and fundamental analysis. In this course, you will learn about the various patterns, indicators, and analysis techniques traders use when studying the price of a commodity. We will start at the beginning by learning how to read price charts. Then we’ll cover some of the more popular techniques such how to identify trend and reversal patterns, finding support and resistance levels, and various oscillators.
Chart Types: Candlestick, Line and Bar
Trading charts are essential to technical analysis in the futures markets as they provide the foundation of the entire study. They are the means to view price moves in a visual way and form the backdrop on which you can place various indicators to help you make decisions.