technical analyst

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technical analysis UK US noun [U] STOCK MARKET, FINANCE
a method used to calculate the future value of shares by studying the patterns of their past behaviour rather than the fundamentals (= profits of companies whose shares are traded, the real economy, etc.): »

Are these tools used by most traders or is it just a minority who go in for technical analysis?

technical analyst noun [C]

Technical analysts say we have not yet seen the top of the current market.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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