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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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The survey notes that "risk assets look toppy as buy signals fade.
The indicator based on ADX dynamics earlier gave several buy signals.
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.
The indicator of ADX dynamics sent buy signals on March 1 and 4.
The indicator based on ADX dynamics gave buy signals on January 22 and 31.