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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The RSI has improved and the MACD has generated a Buy signal, supporting a positive view.
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said he continues to expect Ford to cut its dividend in half during 2019, but such a potential cut of the dividend could be a buy signal in his view.
However, this needs to be confirmed by bullish price action and is not a buy signal on its own.
The high February cash level was an "unambiguous buy signal," according to the survey, which was released Tuesday.
The indicator of ADX dynamics now sent a buy signal on July 25.
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From a technical perspective, while golds Stochastic Oscillator has generated a weak buy signal, the RSI and MACD maintain its downtrend.
The share has given a buy signal from a double-bottom formation, in which further price increase up to NOK7 is indicated in the short term, Trendtech said.
Loook to buy the 2-pip break out above .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. It was devised by Edwin Coppock in the 1960s and based on a mechanical system known as the long-term buying guide.
Investors usually consider share buyback programs, as they are also known, as a buy signal for the stock.