buy signal

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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4 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael McDonald, manager of the Dollar Strategy Global Fund, is publicly releasing the "Once a Year" buy signal issued to subscribers on January 21st.
7087 or drop down to a 4-hour chart and use your favorite oscillator like Stochastics or RSI to indicate a buy signal from the oversold area.
The indicator of ADX dynamics now sent a buy signal on July 25.
The Stochastic Oscillator has generated a weak buy signal while the RSI maintains its downtrend.
The indicator based on ADX dynamics is developing a buy signal on June 20.
On the other hand, the buy signal for Japan market produces the lowest average daily return of 0.
Using a technical indicator such as the MACD shows a buy signal is close to being generated.
9 on a 100-point scale, where 50 is a buy signal and 20 a sell.
The e-newsletters include sophisticated readership analytics, and a Buy Signal service that identifies individuals who have requested test drives so the appropriate salespersons can quickly follow up.