Volume Based Technical Analysis
Index and Stock Charts Analysis
Introduction - About volume as a tool that tracks the "big money" movements.
Technical Analysis - Main points and purpose of technical analysis and the role of the volume in analyzing a stock, an index or market.
About Volume - About stock's volume, index's volume and exchange's volume
Volume Analysis - About importance of volume analysis and what volume based technical analysis helps to achieve.
Why volume? - Main points that disclose the importance of volume in technical analysis.
Terminology - Terms and definitions used in volume analysis.
Volume MA - About volume moving average (VMA) - basic indicator which analyses volume and which is used as a component in number of other indicators.
Volume Averaging - Averaged and summed volume and their application on charts and in analysis.
Bullish and Bearish VMA - About bullish and bearish volume and the ways of recognizing bullish and bearish volume bars and periods.
Up/Down Volume - Up and Down Volume -what do they mean and how to see them on the charts.
Types of Volume Analysis - About main types of volume analysis: defining money flow, assessing bullish and bearish volume accumulation, spotting volume surges and their interpretation.
Money Flow - About flow of the money and the ways of defining whether money are pumped into a stock (index or market) or pulled out - positive and negative (bullish and bearish) money flow.
Volume Accumulation - What information could be delivered from the ability to measure bullish and bearish volume accumulation and about technical indicators which help to see it.
Analysis of Volume Surges - About "Big Money" (also known as institutional traders) and how their actions could be spotted.
Volume Surge - In general about volume surges.
Surges Classification - About different types of volume spikes and surges: short-, mid- and long-term volume surges.
Volume Oscillator - About basic volume oscillators and how to use them to recognize and measure volume surges.
PVO versus OBV - Comparison of Percentage Volume Oscillator (PVO) and On Balance Volume (OBV).
Critical Volume - About understanding critical changes in volume which could be considered as a trigger.
Real Time Chart - About using several charts (several indicators) in volume analysis with the purpose of defying general stock's (index's or market's) trend and trade shorter-term signals along with the parent trend.
Concurrent Volume - Continuation of the previous article about trading along the prent trend with an example of generating trading signals during a down-trend.
Intraday Scalping - Example of using SBV (Selling/Buying Volume) histogram for intraday scalping.
Advance/Decline Volume - In general about volume of advanced and declined stocks (could be applied to index or any basket of stocks analysis).