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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5% a contrarian buy signal is generated for equities.
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.
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 trading range break-out (TRB-O) rule, also referred to as resistance and support levels, generates a buy signal when the price breaks-out above the resistance level and a sell signal when the price breaks below the support level.
In the depths of a bear market you should always look out for an upturn in the Coppock curve, which is normally a strong buy signal.
Investors usually consider share buyback programs, as they are also known, as a buy signal for the stock.
9 on a 100-point scale, where 50 is a buy signal and 20 a sell.
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Using a technical indicator such as the MACD shows a buy signal is close to being generated.
Based on the VMA rule, the annualised average return on buy signal days was 10.
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