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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.


A person who uses technical analysis to determine the selection and timing of security purchases and sales. Also called market technician. Compare fundamentalist. See also chartist.
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All those who successfully complete the Master Technician Program earn the special Master Technician designation.
The demand for 464,000 new pilots and maintenance technicians is a large number, and it translates into challenging, high-tech career opportunities for those who are interested in aerospace," said Sherry Carbary, vice president, Boeing Flight Services.
Anticipated demand for new pilots and technicians by global region is: Asia Pacific 216,000 pilots and 224,000 technicians,Europe 94,000 pilots and 102,000 technicians, North America 88,000 pilots and 109,000 technicians,Latin America 45,000 pilots and 44,000 technicians,Middle East 55,000 pilots and 62,000 technicians,Africa 17,000 pilots and 19,000 technicians,Russia and CIS 18,000 pilots and 24,000 technicians.
Pharmacy Technicians Guide also has information on pharmacy technician salaries in various states so that pharmacy technicians can choose their careers wisely and well.
I would like to present an overview of current and possible activities of the otologic technician.
We do snowflakes, snowmen, holly and Christmas trees,'' said Chau Do, a technician at The Nail Forum in Stevenson Ranch, who has been at it for 10-plus years.
Automotive service technicians work in motor vehicle dealerships, independent automotive repair shops, and small retail operations offering after-warranty repairs.
To take the exam, a technician must have either five years of work experience or have graduated from a five-year union apprenticeship.
The Automotive Service Technician program covers generic skills, math, English and computers during the first semester, and students complete the first in-school level using the apprenticeship curriculum in the second semester, as well as parts counter personnel and small business courses.
SAZNC-CNA fears that using medication technicians could overburden RNs and LPNs with supervisory responsibilities or leave the technicians without adequate supervision.
Within six months of opening, all of the technicians had passed the maintenance technician exams and were fully registered.
Technicians also work with veterinary assistants, who groom and comfort animals, clean cages, and do other nonmedical work.