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Buy Signal

In charting and technical analysis, any condition thought to be favorable to buying. Examples include a double bottom and achieving a new high price in heavy trading volume. See also: Sell Signal.

buy signal

An indication provided by a technical tool, such as a bar chart or trading volume, that a particular security or securities in general should be purchased. For example, the achievement by a stock of a new high price on heavy trading volume is often interpreted as a buy signal. Compare sell signal.
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Jeff Carter and his team's indicators continue to give buy signals as the market action is very positive.
All of Ken Trester's indicators are giving buy signals as the S&P 100 and the Dow have moved above their trading ranges.
ADX indicator gave buy signals on January 31, February 4 and 5.
As Dan Sullivan has pointed out before, buy signals are rare, with only nine being generated since 1970.
The indicator based on ADX dynamics earlier gave several buy signals.
Right now two classic indicators of investor sentiment are giving buy signals as strong as they gave at the market bottom of 2003.
Furthermore, 80 per cent of all buy signals were able to correctly predict price movements at the one- and ten-day lag, suggesting that trading rules generate relevant market timing information.
At the moment the indicators are poised for buy signals; the hourly chart (chart 2) shows that Rosneft's shares surpassed the upper end of the medium-term downward channel, formed a reversal pattern a double bottom, which can serve as an impetus for buy signals in the weekly timeframe.
Thus, the conditional mean returns for a buy signal is derived as the mean of daily returns over the period which includes all days when buy signals are generated.
By tracking what articles customers navigate to within the newsletter, as well as their Buy Signals, Holman can learn what interests customers of individual dealerships to assist in developing their marketing plan to each brand.
The indicator of ADX dynamics sent buy signals on March 1 and 4.