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What are technical indicators?
Technical indicators are mathematical calculations that use historic price action and volume to forecast future price movements, providing trade entry and exit signals. These signals suggest a potential time and price for a trader to enter a trade, in order to profit from the predicted move in price. Technical indicators are usually displayed over or below price charts to help traders identify trends and overbought or oversold situations.
Technical indicators are designed to describe short-term price trends and are useful for finding the price level and time to enter or exit a trade. Common technical indicators include: