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Technical analysts

Also called chartists or technicians, analysts who use mechanical rules to detect changes in the supply of and demand for a stock, and to capitalize on the expected change.

Technical Analyst

A person who engages in technical analysis, especially professionally. Technical analysts use statistics to determine trends in security prices, and make or recommend investment decisions based on those trends. They do not attempt to determine the intrinsic value of securities, but instead focus on matters such as trade volume, demand, and volatility. Technical analysts often evaluate short-term trends almost exclusively, which is both a strength and a weakness in their analysis. They are sometimes called chartists because of the importance charts have in technical analysis. See also: Fundamental analysis.
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Technical analysts ignore many determinants of a company's performance, including its regulatory environment, country of operations, etc.
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26 /PRNewswire/ -- Join the New York Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute on Tuesday, September 14, when Ralph Acampora, Chief Technical Analyst and Managing Global Director for Equity Research at Prudential Securities, kicks off the group's 1999-2000 program year.
The contributors, including leading hedge fund managers, technical analysts, and top traders, discuss the new and provocative methods they use to tame todays highly volatile and unpredictable markets.
Co-founder in 1970 of the Market Technician's Association and past president, Acampora also founded and served as chairman of the International Federation of Technical Analysts which comprises over 4,000 colleagues worldwide.
NOTE: Members of the media and technical analysts may be eligible for complimentary admission into the event.
Michael Ashbaugh, one of the leading technical analysts in the industry, writes the daily commentary.

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