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Advance-Decline, or measurement of the number of issues trading above their previous closing prices less the number trading below their previous closing prices over a particular period. As a technical measure of market breadth, the steepness of the AD line indicates whether a strong bull or bear market is under way.

A-D

In technical analysis, a line plotting the advance-decline index over a period of time. The advance-decline index takes the total of stock issues increasing on a trading day and subtracts the number of stock issues declining on the same day. Technical analysts use the index as an indicator of market movements, and use the advance-decline line to confirm a movement. If the line slopes upward over time, it indicates an upward trend, and, if it slopes downward, the opposite is true.
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Brogan will also be discussing the following indices: NYSE Composite Daily, McClellan Oscillator, Dow Jones Industrials (DJIA), NASDAQ Advance Decline Line, NASDAQ Composite Daily (COMP), S & P 500 Index, 30 Year Treasury Bond (TBOND), American Biotech Daily (BTK), and American Internet Index (IIX).
Brogan will also be discussing the following indices: Adjusted Monetary Base (AMB), NYSE Cumulative Volume Index (CVI), NYSE Cumulative 4 Week New High-Low (C4WK), NYSE Advance Decline Line (ADL), Percent Stocks above 200-day M.
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