sell signal

sell signal

An indication provided by a technical tool, such as a chart of a stock's price, that the stock should be sold. For example, the fall of a stock below its upward trendline is often interpreted as a sell signal. Compare buy signal.
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The RSI has shown weakness and the Stochastic Oscillator has generated a Sell signal, supporting a negative view.
A warning of slowing momentum, not a sell signal. Elliott wave analysis would suggest that the Q2 futures are now on wave 5 of wave 3.
"A faster drop in cash leading into 2018 would indicate a sell signal from investors."
"These days some algos trade on the back of news sites, and even what is trending on social media sites such as Twitter, so a deluge of negative Brexit headlines could have led to an algo taking that as a major sell signal for GBP."
MACD is developing a sell signal. ADX is indicating slight deceleration of the uptrend; DMI+ is located above DMI-; ADX is in the middle of the scale and is going laterally.
Moreover the MACD has taken to a downtrend and has now generated a sell signal. The first support is at $1,778.20 and second support is at $1,766.82.
A buy signal is given when %K crosses up through %D, or a sell signal when it crosses down through %D.
- The MACD indicator gives a sell signal.<br> - D- crossed the D+ line.
The sell signal with this indicator is when the MACD line (green line) crosses below the Signal line (black line).
These are the same buy and sell signal used by Ratner and Leal (1999) and various other researchers.
1) Channel breakout -- buy signal: long position for the next day open if the predicted next day close price is higher than the maximal price from the last five days; sell signal: short position for the next day open if the predicted next day close price is smaller than the minimal price from the last five days; out of the market signal: if the predicted next day close price does not fulfill any of these conditions.
If your holdings are up, you may get the sell signal you need during the normal course of a company's events.